Sola Salon Studios Coming To Chattanooga This Fall

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Sola Salon Studios is expanding to Chattanooga with its newest location planned for Hamilton Corner. The Chattanooga location projects opening this Fall.  It will be the sixth Sola Salon Studios in Tennessee. 

“Salon professionals come to Sola to escape salon politics and experience a new sense of freedom. Sola stylists can customize their studio, create their own schedule, set their own prices, and sell retail to create a larger profit margin. Many Sola professionals are former traditional-style salon owners who were looking to simplify business needs and take their career to the next level,” said Matt Briger, CEO of Sola Salon Studios.  

Sola Salon Studios provides a turnkey environment for a variety of established professionals and entrepreneurs including hairdressers, estheticians, nail stylists, massage therapists and make-up artists. Studio spaces are equipped with:

  • Custom cabinetry with ample storage and retail shelving
  • Private spaces with oversized sliding/locking doors and floor-to-ceiling walls for one-on-one conversations or playing music
  • High quality hydraulic chairs and shampoo bowls to make clients comfortable
  • Individual ventilation in each studio to minimize odors and noise
  • Full spectrum lighting to emulate natural daylight
  • Instant, abundant hot water supply so no more waiting for hot water
  • Utilities and Wi-Fi included with lease

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring the Sola Brand to salon professionals in Chattanooga.  We couldn’t be more proud of our product and look forward to introducing this superior concept to the independent-minded salon professionals in our market," said Sola Salon Studios franchisee Glenn Bone.

The new studios at Hamilton Corner will be located between Salsarita’s and J Jill and faces Gunbarrel Road. It will occupy 6,200 square feet of first-class studios and amenities for salon professionals and their clients.

Nicholson Celebrates 50 Years At Mohawk

Most people can’t imagine working at the same company for 50 years, but Dalton native Lennie Nicholson can’t imagine anything else.    She began working at Aladdin Mills in 1966 when she was still in high school as part of a Vocational Occupational Training program and was hired on full-time after graduation as a traffic controller, managing truck shipments and making ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Chamber Offers Insights Nov. 17-18

Chattanooga Insight, a program of the Chattanooga Chamber, provides an overview of our city and county that’s perfect for newcomers – or for those who want to learn more about these topics:  ·           economic development ·           public safety · ... (click for more)

2 Witnesses To A Murder Refuse To Testify At Jury Trial

Two men who prosecutors say witnessed a murder in Hixson on Jan. 31, 2014, on Wednesday refused to tell their story to a jury. Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman ordered Andrew Biro and Jacob Tyler "T.Y." Keel to answer questions from prosecutor Lance Pope, but they both refused. Biro had said during testimony in General Sessions Court that Christopher Levi Parker threatened ... (click for more)

PETA And Humane Educational Society Offer Reward For Torture-Killing Of Dog After Envelope Mailed From Chattanooga

An envelope postmarked from Chattanooga and containing a photo of a dog strung between two trees arrived at PETA's office in Virginia Tuesday, along with the severed ear of a dog. PETA members are offering a reward of $5,000-and the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga has added another $1,000-for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible ... (click for more)

Accountability Doesn't Have To Be A Bad Word

Am I making a difference? Isn’t that the basic question we all ask ourselves, and seek to demonstrate to others?  Ronald Reagan said:  “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don't have that problem.”   We would argue teachers do not have that problem either.    Educators make a huge difference ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saving A Life & More

About 40 years ago I was at an afternoon football practice when one of those who was also watching from the fence was bitten by a bumble bee or yellow jacket or whatever it was and almost died from anaphylactic shock. Luckily an athletic trainer had an EpiPen, jammed it into the man’s thigh and it is believed to have saved the victim’s life. For years I kept an EpiPen on the top ... (click for more)