Salon International




    Salon International is a comprehensive and dynamic magazine about hair and beauty. This Italian magazine was launched in India for the first time in December 2008. The magazine comes in a high prestige format with contributions by national and international hair stylists, aestheticians, architects and designers.

    The wellness industry in India is poised to touch Rs 1,00,000 crore by 2015, with a CAGR of 15 to 17 per cent, from about Rs 70,000 crore in 2012. These figures have been revealed by a study jointly conducted by industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) and global consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). This surely augers well for the members of the beauty and wellness industry. However, to know if they are on top of the financial matters or not, in the month of March in India, businesses get busy sorting out the finances and putting in place a budget for further expansion and innovation. In this month's cover story we take a look at ‘budgeting’ in the beauty and wellness space, especially with real estate and trained manpower costs are scaling northwards. There are interviews of hairstylists Emma Ekman and Carlos Saavedra, who have etched their names in stone. There are articles by Kohinoor Mandal and Rekha Chaudhariwho have shared words of wisdom for the aspirant, new to this line. All this and more in this issue- so pick up your copy today!