July 1, 2004
Christine told the AVAs judges in her entry that she originally opened a salon so she could provide a place that honored the high standards she had as a nail salon client herself.
January 1, 2004
December 1, 2003
Hannah runs the show. Although my name tops the masthead there isn’t anyone who doesn’t realize that it’s Hannah in charge.
November 1, 2003
Frustrations with nail product distribution have led to manufacturers to refocus on the "little guy."
August 1, 2003
Our headline: “Sick of This? Fight Back With NAILS. Raise Your Education, Raise Your Prices” has riled some people. I’m delighted to hear that.
December 1, 2002
A recent Los Angeles Timesdid not air of dirty laundry of an industry, didn't try to uncover nasty business and salon practices -- just a well-researched article on why nail salon are so popular.
November 1, 2002
If these kiosk salespeople can sell three-way buffers, why can't you?
October 1, 2002
Despite my long career in the professional nail industry I am unadventurous when it comes to my own nails.
September 1, 2002
A letter from an old friend causes me to reflect on what's changed ... and what hasn't.
August 1, 2002
SWOT means you should ask yourself: What are your Strengths, Weaknesses, Oppportunities, and Threats?
June 1, 2002
Which is it? Is the industry up or on the decline?
May 1, 2002
The industry, and I personally, lost a dear friend recently when NAILS sales rep Helen Vanegas died.
April 1, 2002
Can nail salons remain successful if they only offer nails?
March 1, 2002
I asked my mother to bring my makeup bag to the hospital. Hearing my request, my doctor said, "She'll be out of here in a week," knowing that when a woman is ready to look her best she's on the road to recovery.
February 1, 2002
Even though it may seem like a client doesn't ever want to change, she usually likes to know that you haven't given up on her.
A.I.I. Partner Sales Incentive Program Photos18 photos
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
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