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Discount barber QB House hikes prices over Japan labor woes

10-minute cut will cost $1 more starting next February

QB House has been working to attract more female customers. (Photo by Yuichiro Takagi)

TOKYO -- QB House, the barbershop chain that disrupted the Japanese market with 10-minute haircuts for 1,000 yen ($9), will increase prices in 2019 to retain talent in a personnel shortage.

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