ROVERETO. There crisis in place is not sparing any sector. To the ever-increasing costs of electricity and gas bills, we add raw materials with exorbitant prices, as well products that have become at this point unobtainable. Among the various suffering, there is also that of artisans such as the hairdresserwho find themselves facing a busy period of difficulty: among the utility bills and taxes skyrocketing, the difficulty in finding some articlesalongside others that, although (currently) still available, are being sold to prices inflated even 40%.
Some of them tell what is happening Vallagarina hairdresser which denounce the difficulties that for some months now they have been forced to face. “Anxiety from bills – thus, begins one of them, explaining to The Dolomites the situation of many companies in the sector – I have been checking the mailbox for days, because I know that another one will arrive soon, knowing that it will be theyet another bloodletting“.
Unsustainable costs, those of utilities, which are added to lack of shampoos and conditionerssome of which are no longer in production: “Raw materials cannot be found to make them “, explain the hairdressers. In particular,” a December 2021, we struggled a lot to find some products that our company used to produce, but which then became unobtainable “, a problem that, today, adds to a second dramatic issue:” The shampoos and conditioners that we have available and that we buy, for fear of running out, through massive orders, they cost up to 40% more compared to before, and I’m talking about our experience – the Trentino artisans still declare – taxes, then, as if that were not enough, increase from year to year: if it continues like this we will be forced to raise priceswhich we haven’t done yet because we put ourselves in the customers’ shoes“.
“For months now, let’s break even, without obtaining any gain – they finally confess – I wonder how we will do this winter, when we will have to turn on the heating all day. Let’s just hope that, like most people, we don’t have to decide for close the doors“..
TO confirm the crisis of this sector, too Luca Piattellipresident of Conflavoro hairdressers: “We collected the data by looking at the situation throughout Italy and, according to our surveys, we can affirm that product price increases are around 6%: le big companiesin particular, have fortunately tried to stay close to the hairdresserstrying to contain prices – he declares – to be a real problem, which has now become unsustainable for everyone, instead, utility costs: I used to pay in my salon 2000 euros per month. Today, however, I pay for it 6000“.CopyAMP code
A discomfort “that everyone complains: we receive t continuouslye-mails, emails, as well as requests for help of those who risk not getting there at the end of the month – concludes Piattelli – for some time we have been trying to to work at least VAT, to ensure that it is lowered. We hope to do so soon. ”