August 1, 2002
"The Retail Help Kit" produced by The Spa Association includes this valuable resource for identifying and satisfying your most challenging retail clients.
August 1, 2001
March 1, 2001
Before you start ordering products to sell in your salon, do the math. You'll need to determine how much room you can devote to a retail area, how to track inventory, and know when it's time to restock. Here are some rules of thumb to follow.
February 1, 2001
September 1, 2000
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August 1, 1999
Why are nail fashion trends being set by retail companies and consumer beauty editors instead of professional manufacturers and nail technicians?
August 1, 1997
Don’t make your lobby look and feel like a living room,” writes California Tan in its Heliotherapy newsletter, not if successful retailing is your goal.
Don’t give a client a reason to leave you and do her own nails. Show her that the salon experience cannot be duplicated—no matter what product she gets her hands on.
December 1, 1996
Why aren't nail salons selling greater amounts of nail polish themselves during this period of time that has seen such an increase in consumer awareness?
Because they’re not trying.
April 1, 1996
February 1, 1996
Beauty superstores such as Ulta3 specialize in selling the products used by professionals, rather than the services offered by them. By doing so, these retail stores/salons have taken retailing to new heights.
April 1, 1995
Show Us Your...Nail Bar8 photos
Retail Boutique: Gift Wrap Items6 photos
A UV top coat goes over either polish or cured acrylic and dries with the aid of a UV light. While not a gel, a UV top coat does have some of the same...
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