LARGO – Salon West of Largo Inc., owned by Mike and Laura Peters, recently was named to the Salon Today 200 by Salon Today magazine.
The magazine’s 17th annual Salon Today 200 issue profiled the selected salons in its January 2014 edition. The 200 salons were selected for their best business practices from applications submitted by Salon Today readers, who represent the 25,000 top-producing salons and spas in the country.
The magazine honored applicants in 11 different best practice categories, including Advanced Education, Compensation & Benefits, Customer Service, Environmental Sustainability, Philanthropy, Planned Profitability, Recruitment & Training, Retail & Merchandising, Retention & Referral Programs, Technology and Growth. Salon West of Largo Inc. was honored in the following category: Growth.
“Our editors recognize that strong business leadership requires the mastery of a number of different best business practices,” said Stacey Soble in a press release. Soble is editor-in-chief of Salon Today. “The salons named to the Salon Today 200 for 2014 not only proved they excel in one or more 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 sales-building ideas.”