Note: the title is a play off a podcast titled “F**K Retail” that left me angst-filled. I'm pausing my Future View series to rant on the larger idea of 'fake beauty news' - something that feels like a mirror image of disinformation in the larger world (that most on all sides of politics agree exists). A rebuttal of anti in-salon retail arguments is my primary focus - as most of those arguments are based on reasons that don't align with the larger reality. Although it is estimated that just 20% generate 80% of the $3+ billion in annual retail sales thru salons, there is clearly an opportunity to win for those who are up for learning the business side of salon retail. Tune in for more.
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Each week, longtime pro beauty executive Gordon Miller brings insights and inspiration to you - by way of 2 fast-paced 15-minute episodes. Sundays feature 1-on-1 conversations around one big idea with industry "masters" - a group of mindful (and often iconic!) professionals with unique insights into a variety of important topics. Wednesdays feature Gordon solo for a curated version of what he sees and hears in our larger world that is relevant to salons, pros, and brands. As Gordon likes to say "the pro beauty industry is a mirror image of our larger world" - and this is our 15-minute weekly effort to share what that might mean for your today....and tomorrow.