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Old 02-04-2014, 08:30 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Steve Underhill View Post
I think this may be the problem. If you are the same salon you were 9 years ago it is having an impact on sales. Nothing is the same as 5 years ago as far as the consumer is concerned. Sometimes we get stuck in our ways and look for reasons for a declining business when the reason is you. Embrace and be a part of or maybe even the initiator of change.
I am not the same salon I was 9 years ago. I have done many updates in those nine years, like increasing my bed count and mix from 11 units to 20 total. I have tried many different things, to increase my sales, and I'm not just sitting on my hands. Even with everything I have tried, my sales continue to decrease every year. I'm thinking of also decreasing my bed count, as I certainly don't need more then 5-8 beds. Anybody in the market for some old, junky tanning beds? lol
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