Demand For At-Home Haircuts Has Gone Up 600% Since Lockdown
With many Americans still feeling anxious about visiting a hair salon during the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for at-home services has never been higher.
Thanks to COVID, Barbers Have Gone Mobile—and They May Stay That Way
When stay-at-home orders first hit American cities in March, barbers and salon workers panicked. Unlike many other professionals, they were not considered “essential workers,” and the very nature of their work—at close quarters indoors for prolonged periods—made it unclear when it would ever be safe to work again.
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In the midst of a global pandemic, getting a haircut has become a much bigger decision than just finding time on your calendar.
“Prior to COVID-19, you might have thought of an in-home haircut as a luxury, but in the future, it may become the new normal,” says barber and Shortcut Head of Education, Pedro Rosario.
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Inspired by Uber’s business model, on-demand barber startup Shortcut is challenging the traditional retail model of getting a haircut.
“What’s baffling about other gig economy companies is there’s no relationship built into the product,” Newton told Cheddar.
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“We respect the culture and tradition of barbershops,” Newton stated. “We understand what they mean to people and their communities, so we don’t want to eliminate the industry — we want to make it easier for barbers to do what they love and earn what they want doing it.”
Haircut House Calls: Shortcut Is Mobilizing The Traditional Barbershop
Shortcut, a promising new app that will send a barber to your home or office at the push of a button. The goal is to provide custom styling and haircuts, without any mess, anywhere you need one.
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Shortcut Is The On-Demand Barber Service You Never Knew You Wanted
Rather than try and score a last-minute appointment with your barber across town or buy a shitty razor at CVS, why not have a professional come to you? That’s the idea behind Shortcut, an app that delivers an on-demand barber to your apartment, office, or hotel whenever you need one.
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Shortcut will bring the barber shop to dad wherever he is, whether at work, at home or on the ball field with the kids. Just download the app, book a haircut and a barber will come to you 8am – midnight every day.