May 29, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Got clipped in the stock market? At least you
can still have a good hair day.
Jon Charles Salon in south Minneapolis, Minn., is discounting
its services by whatever percent its clients have lost in their
401(k) accounts, up to 50 percent.
Owner Jon Charles says customers just have to ask for the
He says times are challenging for everyone. He says his own
sales are up almost 30 percent from last year because of creative
promotions, but the tough times force him to work hard for new
The 44-year-old says clients don't have to be embarrassed about
admitting their losses. He says you can trust hairdressers not to
blab because the hairdresser-customer relationship is "more
confidential than the attorney-client privilege."
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