During the first few years of running a salon, you need to generate a positive cash flow while facing high overhead costs and an inconsistent revenue stream. This is not an easy task!
Financing the ebb and flow of a salon traditionally required taking out bank loans. That is assuming that the bank approved your loan for an infusion of liquidity to keep your salon moving forward. These days obtaining money from
traditional lending sources, such as banks, is becoming increasingly difficult. Thus many salon owners, like you, are searching for alternative methods to finance their salon operations. Here are the major overhead costs for operating a salon:
- Real Estate
Unfortunately, many banks consider beauty & hair salon to be high-risk investments. Similar to a restaurant, a beauty salon is highly vulnerable to the state of the economy.
Decreases in consumer purchasing power lead to fewer visits to salons for not only nail and facial services but alcontinue reading →