February 1, 1996
Keeps a chart by the appointment book that lists the amount of time each nail technician requires to perform a particular service.
January 1, 1996
I’ve been talking to several editors at the big consumer beauty magazines. They all seem to ask the same questions, like "What should someone look for in a good nail salon?"
December 1, 1995
You probably have pet peeves about your clients, but have you ever wondered what they say about you? We spoke to some nail care clients about their technicians and got some surprising answers.
November 1, 1995
How do women really feel about their own beauty quotient? A fascinating study commissioned by New Woman magazine uncovered some compelling answers.
What is the most important requirement in being successful in the nail industry?
August 1, 1995
July 1, 1995
One of the most important responsibilities of the salon owner or manager is to field complaints from unhappy customers. The tricky job is to handle an unsatisfied customer and the technician who provided the service without losing either.
June 1, 1995
When designing promotions, it’s best to look at the big picture and incorporate your specific service promotions into your overall promotional plan.
As this group of women (and men, too) aged, they would spend millions of their considerable disposable income on beauty products and services in an effort to hang on to their youth.
May 1, 1995
February 1, 1995
August 1, 1994
This month's reader to reader offers suggestions including taking turns on walk-ins.
Clients who stay with you for years become not just a steady source of income and referrals, but they can also become good friends.
July 1, 1994
This short consultation demonstrates your confidence and professionalism and shows your client you care about her.
Are you vulnerable to a client lawsuit if you refund money to an unhappy client? Our legal experts say “maybe.”
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A regular educator of the month, Gibbons enthusiastically greets each new assignment. Her love of the industry inspires her students, who leave...
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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