January 5, 2016
Local deals platform LivingSocial is rolling out FastBook, an easy and instant way for consumers to book beauty appointments.
Keywords: online booking
December 22, 2015
Community colleges are an underutilized asset that can help bolster your salon’s professional image and increase profitability. Locate the small business or continuing education department on your local campus’s website to begin taking advantage of all they have to offer.
Keywords: business plans education
December 22, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: How do you deal with clients who tip poorly or not at all? Do you give them a different level of service? Why or why not?
Keywords: communicating with customers crowdsourcing tipping
December 10, 2015
Nail techs are buying supplies online, but what about big-ticket items like pedicure thrones, nail care stations, and drying tables? What the forward-thinking retailers are doing to bring value to the digital shopper.
Keywords: Alfalfa Nail Supply Buy Rite J&A USA Lexor online buying
December 8, 2015
The Bestie app for the iPad is a free booking and POS system designed specifically for small salons and booth renters.
Keywords: appointment tracking online booking salon management
December 1, 2015
Bobit Business Media, publisher of NAILS Magazine and VietSALON, has acquired the assets of Modern Salon Media from Vance Publishing Corp.
Keywords: Bobit Business Media company sales/acquisitions Industry News Modern Salon Media
November 18, 2015
This month we asked nail techs:What are your resolutions for 2016?
Keywords: crowdsourcing goal setting
November 17, 2015
Lexor shows you how to create a great salon retail space.
Keywords: Lexor retailing salon furnishings
November 5, 2015
Launched by beauty industry experts and siblings Elan and Eden Sassoon, Salon Matchmakers is a free service allowing both recruiting salons and those seeking jobs in the industry to find their perfect match online.
Keywords: finding a job recruiting
October 9, 2015
October 6, 2015 was the deadline for all New York nail salon owners to acquire wage bonds. Some, but not all, have complied.
Keywords: New York nail techs New York Times article on nail salons
October 5, 2015
Square continues to roll out its suite of tools and services for small businesses. This time it’s Square Payroll, a quick and easy way to pay employees.
Keywords: employee issues payroll
September 17, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: Do you have a no-child policy in your salon?
Keywords: Business children in the salon crowdsourcing
September 11, 2015
Everyone on Mackinac Island knows Susan Bentley, owner of 7th Heaven Salon and Spa. So do the hundreds of brides who schedule their weddings here every season.
Keywords: bridal services On The Road salon profiles
September 8, 2015
Job openings for Jessica's new Nail Clinic, opening this fall.
Keywords: finding a job Jessica Cosmetics