Tabatha's Salon Takeover (2008– )
10 Jan. 2012Jungle Red: Minneapolis, MN
Suzanne Erickson owns Jungle Red salon but she seems more interested in acting like a teenager than a boss, which is why her staff are out of control and she has started to put most of the responsibility on her daughter Kari. To make matters worse, Tabatha is quick to discover that Jungle Red is a failing salon by day and the owner's home by night. Tabatha has to motivate Suzanne to grow up and stop relying on her daughter to manage her staff so that Kari is free to pursue her own dreams.
17 Jan. 2012Club Ripples: Long Beach, CA
Club Ripples, the first gay dance club in Long Beach, CA, is owned by couple Larry Hebert and John Garcia. Ripples used to be the gay hot spot, but now it's empty seven nights a week and they blame the competition and their staff. Tabatha quickly discovers the real problems are John's penny pinching business practices and Larry's crazy club rules. To make matters worse, the bar has a bad reputation in the community and the employees' suggestions are falling on deaf ears. Can Tabatha get John and Larry to change their stubborn ways in order to save a Long Beach gay ...
24 Jan. 2012Beyond Hair Salon & Spa: Cherry Hill, NJ
Jennifer Norfleet and Tiffany Crawford are best friends turned business partners. However, Bombshells Salon and Spa is about to implode. Tiffany treats the business like her personal piggy bank, while Jennifer puts her blood, sweat and tears into the salon only to never receive a paycheck. Tabatha must lay down the law to turn these two owners into a united front, mend their friendship and salvage their business.
31 Jan. 2012Pat's Hair Shoppe: Douglasville, Ga
Pat Duke opened her old-school, southern beauty shop over 24 years ago, but after she expanded and doubled her staff to bulk up her business, her veteran stylists walked out, leaving her emotionally and financially devastated. Tabatha discovers that Pat hasn't recovered from the betrayal and is not communicating with her remaining staff at all. And to make matters worse, the entire team has lost sight of how to be professional. Can Tabatha help Pat turn around her attitude and her business before she has to close up shop for good?
7 Feb. 2012Chill, Ventura: Ca
Sande Cranford and Jim Wright own Chill, a failing yogurt shop that has added coffee, baked goods, sandwiches, you name it to the menu. Jim runs a successful bar and Jim's daughter runs a successful pizza shop both of which are right around the corner. But Sande's effort to turn her love of yogurt into a business is failing miserably.Their products are low quality, their staff is unprofessional, and their business is unfocused. Can Tabatha get to the bottom of what this business should focus on selling and help Sande become a boss before Chill drags down their other ...
21 Feb. 2012Salon Bridgette: Swedesboro, NJ
It's a family affair at Salon Bridgette, where Bridgette Orcutt, the passive aggressive owner, treats her enabling mother like a maid and allows her spoiled daughter to get away with everything. Tabatha will need to deal with everything from a stylist who comes to work unprepared to assistants who aren't given the encouragement to get behind the chair. But her biggest challenge will be to motivate Bridgette to change her negative ways so she can start motivating her team.
28 Feb. 2012H Design: Minneapolis, MN
Stockbroker owner Brian Honn seems to have no idea why his salon suffered a massive walk-out and has no idea that he is about to suffer another one. Tabatha, answering the frustrated managers' plea for help, discovers unhappy stylists and an owner who claims he doesn't do anything wrong. And Tabatha has only one week to give Brian the wake-up call he needs and inspire the staff to step up in order to save him from another walk-out that will shutter his business.
6 Mar. 2012Flavio Beauty College: Torrance, CA
Eighty-four year old Flavio Bisignano was a legend when he opened his beauty school over 50 years ago. But now he's ready to hand over the reins to his daughter Tiana, who grew up going to visit the school but is not a hairdresser. Tabatha is appalled to discover that this school is failing miserably because the teachers are not teaching and the students are uninspired and bored. The less the teachers care, the more the students skip class and now they aren't passing their exams. To make matters worse, Tiana hides out in her office with her head buried in the sand. ...
13 Mar. 2012Barkingham Palace: West Hollywood, CA
Domestic partners Tee Sorge and Tania Raskin tried to translate their passion for dogs into a doggie daycare and grooming business, but they quickly learned that it wasn't as easy as they thought. Now they are on the verge of losing everything as Tabatha quickly discovers that Tania is a management nightmare who is alienating the staff and Tee has no backbone. Their arguments about how to manage the business are spilling over onto the staff.
20 Mar. 2012Sweetgrass: Atlanta, GA
Chiropractor Tim Tschirhart has a vision for building more than a salon and spa. He wants to have a holistic wellness center that treats people inside and out. Unfortunately, his message is getting lost in translation. When Tabatha arrives she discovers a hippie owner who wants to treat his staff like a "community" and is at odds with his aggressive manager who is driving away his staff. Can Tabatha teach Tim how to communicate with his staff and make Brian an effective manager in time to save this failing vision?
27 Mar. 2012Salon Deco: Atlanta, GA
Absentee owner, Kim Krohn, has an "I don't care attitude" that has poisoned her staff and left her salon rudderless. Even though her house is in foreclosure, Kim barely spends time in her failing salon, and her staff have checked out too. When Tabatha tries to show Kim that she needs to be present because actions speak louder than words, Kim is resistant to stepping up. Will Tabatha be able to give Kim and her husband a huge wake-up call they need to save the salon and hopefully their home?
3 Apr. 2012Cinema Suites: Long Beach, CA
Dianne Bennett has a Hollywood pedigree, having worked as a music gossip columnist for a leading Trade newspaper. But that Hollywood style is sorely lacking in her Bed and Breakfast, as Tabatha discovers when she checks in for the night and feels like she is tiptoeing around grandma's house. To make matters worse, this B&B does not serve breakfast. Diane seems more concerned with her social calendar than she does saving her failing business, which is also her home! Can Tabatha make Dianne realize that she needs to focus more on her guests' experience than her own ...