Tulip Salon & Spa, Fredericksburg, Virginia, located in The Villages at Spotsylvania Towne Centre Mall, owned by Priscilla and Ralph Priebe, recently was named to the SALON TODAY 200 for the third year by SALON TODAY magazine, the leading business publication for salon and spa owners.
The magazine’s 19th annual SALON TODAY 200 issue profiled the selected salons in its January 2016 edition. The 200 salons were honored for their best business practices from applications submitted by SALON TODAY readers, who represent the 20,000 top-producing salons and spas in the country.
The magazine honored applicants in 11 different best practice categories, including, Compensation & Benefits, Customer Service, Employee Education, Inventory Management, Philanthropy, Planned Profitability, Retail & Merchandising, Retention & Referral Programs, Salon Culture, Technology and Growth. Tulip Salon & Spa was honored in the following two categories: Growth and Compensation & Benefits.
“Our editors recognize that strong business leadership requires the mastery of a number of different best business practices,” said Stacey Soble, editor-in-chief ofSALON TODAY. “Salons named to the SALON TODAY 200 for 2016 not only proved they excel in one or more of these areas, they also have created rewarding environments for their staff members and standout experiences for their clients. Their willingness to share their success offers our readers important business benchmarks and inspirational business-building ideas.”
The 2016 SALON TODAY 200 honored 101 salons in Growth; 29 salons in Compensation & Benefits; 22 salons in Customer Service; 26 salons in Employee Education; 33 salons in Inventory Management; 24 salons in Philanthropy; 15 salons in Planned Profitability; 24 salons Retail & Merchandising; 25 salons in Retention & Referral Programs; 33 salons in Salon Culture; and 27 salons in Technology.
Tulip Salon & Spa operates with a team-oriented business model that enables guests to receive services from the collaborative technical staff when requested or appropriate. Several staff members have been with the salon since opening nearly six years ago. The salon operates a seven-day schedule to provide convenience for customers and utilizes exclusivelyAVEDA naturally derived hair care and skin care products. The staff focus on providing clientele a unique experience and engage in numerous hands-on training programs each year provided by AVEDA global educators or at training institutes to keep their skill set fresh with current trends as well as classic shapes that never go out of style. Tulip Salon & Spa supports the community through the annual Earth Month campaign for clean water as well as sponsorship of the Mary Washington Hospital Breast Cancer Awareness program in addition to the A+ Teacher of the Month recognition for outstanding local teachers through B101.5 radio.
Priscilla and Ralph Priebe, owners and operators of Tulip Salon & Spa stated: “Tulip’s Salon & Spa has been very fortunate to experience steady growth, even in a fragile economy. Receiving this prestigious award is such an honor and could not have been achieved without the dedication of talented team members and the support of loyal guests and the community. Thank you all for choosing to visit Tulip Salon and Spa and we look forward to continuing to bring premier services to our guests in years to come.”
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Salon Today is a division of Modern Salon Media, which is owned by Bobit Business Media in Torrance California.
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