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Reviews A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! Jeff and Eric have done it again! I particularly loved the chapters on the resurgence of the American barbershop. It brought back memories of being a little boy and my early visits to the local barbershop. What Im even more excited about is how much this book will help existing and aspiring barbershop owners to be successful. Its a magnificent start-up and how-to guide for new business ventures and growing and expanding businesses. Anyone who is in the barbering industry should read this book. Its is packed full of helpful tips, recommendations, and checklists to get things done and create a booming barbering business! - Patrick Parenty, President LOreal Professional Products Division, USA As Americas leading manufacturer of barber chairs, I especially thank you for this barbershop edition of your Ready, Set, Go! start-up guide series. Your books provide the tools and insight for avoiding countless disappointments and mistakes-many of which can be quite painful and expensive. Your publications should be required reading in every beauty and barber school. I know the books have been years in the making and took a Herculean effort from start to finish. On behalf of the industry, and the industrys equipment manufacturers, I say thank you for your commitment to the industry and congratulations on a job well done. - Ron Swann, President Collins Manufacturing Company, Jeffco Salon Equipment LLC The Ready, Set, Go! Barber Book Series has made it possible for the everyday barber to gain the knowledge to open and build a successful barber business The Barber Book provides valuable insight to the ever-expanding barber market segment. In todays world its not easy to have the resources at your finger tips. This book holds your hand and guides you through every step. I read this book and was amazed, so much information, pictures and ideas. If you are looking to open, remodel and make money in barbering this book is for you! - Jeff Holmes, Takara Belmont Synopsis: Barbershop Now! will help you earn more money, save more money and invest in a business that lasts. In this book, youll find the checklists, tips, ideas and strategies you need to achieve your dreams. Ready, Set, Go! will teach you to: Select the right location for your barbershop Negotiate the best lease Design a barbershop within your budget Secure financing Hire the right people Develop good working relationships with suppliers And everything else you need to know to own and operate a money-making barbershop This book is a small investment in the health and success of your barbershop and it puts all the resources you need right at your fingertips. Design Tips Expert Advice Money-Saving Tactics Buying the Best Barber Chair How to Be an Old-School Barber Business strategies and old-school barbering meet in this book, showing you the path to success as a barber. Opening and running a profitable barbershop has never been easier, thanks to the Ready, Set, Go! Barber Book Series. New and established barbers will find the information and inspiration they need to make the barbershop of their dreams a reality in the pages of this book. Tips from the pros, lessons from industry veterans and detailed price lists will help you build the barbershop you deserve. The days of the neighborhood barbershop are back, and that means profits for owners and a deeper sense of community for clients. Ready, Set, Go!