Grooming Business’ annual Pet Groomer Survey revealed a number of opportunities and challenges that grooming businesses face as the calendar flips to 2017.
Helping canine clients feel confident and comfortable in your shop can pay big dividends by fostering long-standing relationships based on trust.
Whether or not you choose to incorporate retail into your model, there is a wealth of opportunities to expand your business in the coming year.
Martha Palmer, director of Wahl Clipper Corporation’s professional animal division, discusses how the company is leveraging its long history in the clipper business, as well as valuable input from groomers, to craft the perfect tools for professional pet stylists.
Shannon Moore, NCMG, director of grooming and education for Espree Animal Products, Inc., explains how the company unlocks the nourishing benefits of botanical ingredients to provide wholesome, solution-oriented products for the professional grooming community.
Industry events can be a great place for professional groomers to refine their skills, shop for equipment and supplies, and recharge their batteries—provided they can find the time and money to get there.
Good management skills are essential for cultivating an efficient, effective and loyal staff in the grooming salon.
Cat-focused professional groomers must be willing to institute price increases if they want to protect—or enhance—the profitability of their business.
An essential part of the grooming process, trimming a dog’s nails represents an opportunity to enhance your standing with clients—both canine and human.
A recent study by Thumbtack, a marketplace for service providers, reveals a great opportunity for groomers to expand their service offerings.
Aesthetics, safety and efficiency are all considerations that must be made in order to create a successful grooming salon.
A salon renovation or entirely new build-out might represent the perfect time to add retail.
Pet owners who favor the natural look on their dogs will appreciate this simple but distinctive cut.
To ensure the health of both pets and staff, every grooming salon must have a comprehensive list of safe-handling policies in place.
Dawn Tolonen, director of marketing for MiracleCorp Products, discusses how the company’s solution-oriented Miracle Care brand can be a valuable resource for professional groomers.
There is a true need for specialized information on pets of all kinds, and what better place should it come from then the people who specialize in specific pet products and services.
Making additions to a grooming salon’s menu of services can be a great way to drive growth for the business, provided you choose the right services and implement them correctly.
Innovation in the dryer category has made grooming salons safer and more efficient than ever, but it has also made the process of selecting the right equipment more challenging.
This short but cute haircut can be the perfect solution for keeping a dog fluffy while still avoiding matting.
Holly Gibson, manager of marketing and innovation for Shor-Line, discusses the company’s dedication to helping groomers work safely and efficiently by providing high-quality equipment that stands the test of time.