Rethinking the Tip Tax Credit for the Beauty Industry

Originally printed by Stacey Soble on On a rainy October morning, salon owners gathered at Five Senses Salon, Spa and Barbershop in Peoria, Illinois, for a community roundtable with U.S. Representative Darin LaHood (R-IL) on legislation he is co-sponsoring that would expand the tip tax credit to the salon industry. Currently, salon employers are required to pay FICA taxes on tips, even […]

Revolution CEO Steve Case on Dispersing Tech Talent, Shines Spotlight on ShearShare

CLICK TO WATCH INTERVIEW Watch at 9:52 to see Steve Case, founder of AOL and Revolution CEO, highlight the great work that our ShearShare team is doing! Thanks for the #ShearShare mention, @stevecase and our @riseofrest family! Together with some pretty intentional entrepreneurs, this group is determined to shine a spotlight on great companies and ideas outside of the traditional coastal […]

Prep Social Media Content for the Holidays

Originally printed by Ali Davidson in Stylist Newspapers The stockings were hung by the chimney with … I mean, the tinsel was hung by the retail shelves with care. The service menus have been tweaked, the open house has been planned, the gift cards are stocked, your stylists have been coached on all the specials […]

Win a FREE trip to the Redken Symposium 2019!

​Enter now! You’ve heard about it, maybe even Googled it once or twice, but what really is the Redken Symposium? Three days, dozens of elite beauty professionals, thousands of burgeoning cosmetologists, endless education, and infinite memories all in the wickedly fun, ever-dazzling, and limitlessly captivating Sin City, Las Vegas. Don’t pinch yourself –you’re not dreaming. This […]

McKinney, TX Rising: Scaling with ShearShare

Original post from HERE Courtney Caldwell, co-founder and COO of beauty tech startup ShearShare, lends her insights on how to scale a startup, build trust with your customers, and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. ShearShare is a startup based in McKinney, TX and a Revolution @Rise of the Rest portfolio company that connects salon […]