Rarer hair cuts: barbers complain of loss of revenue

a Good three months after the re-opening of hairdressing salons struggling with the consequences of the Corona-crisis. The demand for hair cut was great, but th

Rarer hair cuts: barbers complain of loss of revenue

a Good three months after the re-opening of hairdressing salons struggling with the consequences of the Corona-crisis. The demand for hair cut was great, but the initial rush after the week-long forced closures have been placed, said Jörg Müller, CEO of the Central Association of the German hairdressing craft. "In times of short-time working, some customers hold back and allow more time between salon visits to pass."

The more than 80,000 Salons in Germany were to create in addition to the strict hygiene regulations, said Miller. Because of spacing rules on the division of labor processes among colleagues is not possible. So much less customers could be provide than before. "This is especially important for large Salons noticeable," said Müller. The industry is doing with the use of masks, once cloaks, and disinfectants to prevent infections.

To contain the Corona of a pandemic also had to close hairdressing salons in Germany its doors. After six weeks of the Shutdown, they were allowed to open under strict hygiene rules at the beginning of may and experienced a rush of customers, had the tendon been waiting on a hair cut. Quite make up for the loss of not but. "The sales we have lost in the Lockdown, do not come back," said Müller. In the total year, he expects 20 percent less turnover in the industry, which took in 2019 of around 7.5 billion euros.

Updated Date: 16 August 2020, 11:19

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