Modern Barber - Issue 31 – July - September 2021

In this edition

POINT OF PRIDEYou probably know this already but it bears
July – September 2021 NewsJuly – September News
WELCOME TO BARBERFEST 2021An experiential event based in Brighton, BARBERFEST features  two live stages, a live competition, the latest barbering  launches from leading brands, as well as two networking  spaces for the industry to catch up in. Come on down!
THE SPOT BARBERSHOP, U.SIn 18 locations across the US (with more opening soon!) The Spot Barbershop is fast-becoming the go-to grooming destination for discerning gentlemen
TIME TO TALKThese two barbers are doing amazing things to help their clients’, colleagues’ and their community’s mental health
BOSSING ITNatalie Cresswell has had quite the year, MB caught up with her to find out what life has been like since winning Best All Round Barber at the Modern Barber Awards
men-ü DIRECT PROFESSIONAL TRADING (DPT)Founder Graham Fish tells MB why the brand is different and makes a difference, and why retail could boost your men’s business now
HOW TO HIRE A KILLER TEAMIn the last three years OFF – CUT has expanded rapidly. Founder John Jones knew he’d have to recruit a host of dynamic barbers – and fast. Here’s how he did it
3 WAYS TO MAXIMISE YOUR REVENUE OVER SUMMERWith summer (finally) arriving it’s time to ensure you’re doing all you can to have a profitable season
INSIDECarlo & Co Letchworth was a product of team work and is a beautiful balance between industrial and classic design
GEARIf these launches and cult favourites aren’t on your radar, where have you been?
THE 10 MINUTE CHATSarah Brown, owner of Family Business Barbershop in Dundee, explains why her shop is the centre of the community and how her mental health diagnoses are having a positive impact on her career. See you later stigmas! 
PRO PR TIPSRookie when it comes to PR? These guys know a thing or two about getting your name and brand out there. Here are the golden nuggets…
WHY SCALP MICROPIGMENTATION SERVICES CHANGE EVERYTHINGFor the Scalpology clinic in Hertforshire and Bath, business is booming. Here, owner Michael Koumis explains the success of scalp micropigmentation in his own words
WHY YOUR PRICE ISN’T ALWAYS RIGHT!Business coach Carl Hinder has never worked with a barbershop that didn’t need to raise its prices. Shocked? Read this
HOW DO YOU STAY MOTIVATED AND PASSIONATE IN YOUR CAREER?A graduate barber gets advice from an industry stalwart on keeping the barbering flame alive!
FIT TO FOLLOWSocial media is a vital source of inspiration and MB is always watching your incredible work, your news and your views. These are six of the best Instagram accounts lighting up our feed right now
SEA CHANGEJanene Hawkins established SIR & Co in the Suffolk seaside town of Aldeburgh in 2018 and has seen the clientele change dramatically over the past year
A SHAW THINGBACK FOR GOOD Happy summer… here’s hoping we
SHOP FLOOR STEP-BY-STEPMr Rizzo London breaks down a long, layered cut that is soft and textured, but egdy at the same time
THE NEXT-GEN OF BARBERSDespite the conditions for training over the last year, Mike can’t get over how promising and strong the up-coming generation of barbers are
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