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ACT FIVE: Joico's New Venture Focuses on Business-Oriented Education

February 1, 1985  | Article

Joico Laboratories Inc.'s newly established nail division Act Five recognizes an industry-wide need for specific business education and has established a detailed and comprehensive program that goes far beyond just production application.

JDS decides to answer need; adds nail forms to line

February 1, 1985  | Article

Keywords: Alpha 9   Jack Sperling   JDS Manufacturing  

What is OPI? The Real Question May Be “Who”

December 1, 1984  | Article

What is it that goes into OPI sculptured nail products? Personality…and lots of it. The personalities of the two key individuals who run and manage this acrylic product firm, and the imprint they have left on the three-year-old Southern California company, tell as much about their product as any chemical analysis…and probably more. A company’s policies and style are very much a reflection of the people who run it. Therefore, the question is not necessarily “what is OPI?” but “Who is OPI?”

Keywords: company profiles   George Schaeffer   history of nail care   OPI products   Suzi Weiss-Fischmann  

JOYART: a “Tiffany” look tailored just for the nail

November 1, 1984  | Article

Keywords: nail jewelry  

Gena Labs Moves Into Larger Facility, Sites Increased Demand for Product

October 1, 1984  | Article

For over half a century, Gena Laboratories, Inc. has manufactured quality, professional beauty products. The Dallas based company was purchased by Howard F. Black and Don Cottam in 1979 and has experienced dramatic sales growth each successive year. Prior to the purchase, Gena was primarily known for its Adios products of Nail Polish Removers, Warm-O-Lotion and Warm-O-Later Manicure Heaters.

Keywords: Gena  

Joico Labs Kicks Off New Nail Product Line as Separate Division

October 1, 1984  | Article

Steve Stefano of Joico Laboratories announces the establishment of “Act Five,” Joico Lab’s new nail division and new nail product line.

Nailmate: Stunning Success through Creative Fundamentals

August 1, 1984  | Article

A profile on one of the pioneering companies in the nail business: Nailmate

Keywords: history of nail care  

Nail Care Spreads to Japan

August 1, 1984  | Article

Akiko Kimura develops beauty/manicuring school to develop market in Tokyo

Keywords: international   Japanese nail industry  

Sherway Cosmetics: A Surprise Discovery

July 1, 1984  | Article

Running a fledging business and introducing a new product is never an easy task. Nobody knows who you are, and more than likely may wait to see what you can do before being accepted into the business community.

Las Vegas Show and Party Promoted By Goddess Co.

June 1, 1984  | Article

Keywords: tradeshows  

The Nail Express: An Image Of Dependability for the ‘80s

June 1, 1984  | Article

Image is everything, she says, especially in the beauty industry. People need to understand you, to get an idea of who you are and what you stand for.

Sissy McQuinn Finds Involvement With Nails Continues to Develop

April 1, 1984  | Article

Billy Lightfoot and Tom Freeman: Jack Of All Trades With A New One… Manicuring

April 1, 1984  | Article

The session was set up with two male manicurists, a rare breed in this predominantly female business, and I had been told that Billy Lightfoot and Tom Freeman were beer drinkin’, good time carousers.

Keywords: male nail techs  

Satisfying the Dream for Gold With the Reality of Design

March 1, 1984  | Article

One company whose goal is to satisfy this demand, with a sophisticated combination of product, marketing and merchandising support, is the Ligonier, Pennsylvania-based Anything Goes Inc., owned and operated by the husband and wife team of Richard and Pamela Gross.

Keywords: company profiles   nail jewelry  

Salon Profile: Sue Vaughan, Owner Of The Nails Saloon

March 1, 1984  | Article

Taking nail art as a service and turning it into, well on art.

Keywords: Nail Art  

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