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A Mobile Hair Slaon…

27 Feb

Zass!! offers world’s first mobile hair salon

By VIVIENNE PAL

KUALA LUMPUR: Taking a bus will soon be a new experience, especially since it will have nothing to do with going from one place to another. This refers, more specifically, to a red, vintage-looking bus with the words “Zass!!” emblazoned on its sides. According to founder Fara La’jam, Zass!! is the first mobile hair salon in the world, and it will be zipping around town offering hair-styling services to Klang Valley residents.

“We are a mobile hair salon and we move from location to location on a daily basis,” said Fara during a soft launch of the service at Craven Cafe, Ampang, Sunday.

The next time you go for a haircut, don’t drive to the salon – just call Zass!!. A red bus will drive up to your doorstep complete with salon and barber Zass!! zips around town offering hair-styling services to Klang Valley folk. – AZHAR MAHFOF / The Star
Some locations identified for the bus include Universiti Malaya, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and Universiti Putra Malaysia hostels, housing estates and various office car parks.

The mobile unit willl, first and foremost, offer basic hairstyling service (dry-cut and blowing for four clients at any one time) at only RM8. The first batch of hairstylists on the bus are children of Felda settlers who had graduated from hair-styling schools and will be trained to manage business expansion. Fara aims to eventually employ the disabled and single mothers, too. In addition, RM1 from each haircut will be channelled to a student welfare fund for the various universities hosting the mobile unit.

For details on Zass!! and house- call services, call 012-2162 500 or visit http://www.myzass.com

For all, the armchair and real CEO’s out there, is this business going to survive? Or is this another “hair” brained idea?

What do you think?

 
5 Comments

Posted by on February 27, 2007 in Business

 

5 responses to “A Mobile Hair Slaon…

  1. Alsaid

    February 27, 2007 at 9:10 pm

    The concept is different, whether it is going to survive? …The answer is business is still business….you have to treat it like any other business….quality service…will make this business stay.

    We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make, which over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee – Marian Wright Edelman

     
  2. Osman Jaafar

    July 10, 2007 at 12:06 am

    simply a fantastic concept, have tried ZASS its simply gr8!! well done Ms Fara La’jam…..
    theres now a copy cat, china man thomas, how sad of him, no idea of his own copy ZASS!!
    also tried &, but its SUCKS!!
    awful gay man lousy hair stylist skills!!, no skills at all!!

     
  3. Wendy Ong

    August 3, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    I wish to take up a hair uct course.
    Kindly recommend.
    Thank you.

     
  4. Wendy Ong

    August 3, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    I wish to take up a hair cut course.
    Kindly recommend.
    Thank you.

     
    • mindspring

      August 3, 2010 at 3:50 pm

      Hi Wendy,

      I am not in a position to recommend you where to go to take a haircut course. Sorry.

       

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