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Performance Through Consistency Control

August 10, 2009  | Video

Doug Schoon discusses preventing service breakdown in the salon.

Keywords: Business   Doug Schoon   lifting  

Booth Rental Made Easy

August 1, 2009  | Article

There is pretty much no such thing as an independent contractor in the beauty industry.

Keywords: booth rental   Business   commissions   independent contractors   Ken Cassidy  

All the Right Ingredients

March 1, 2009  | Article

Julie Nguyen, owner and founder of Blu Water Day Spa, has plenty of experience in the beauty industry. Coming to the United States when she was 16 and building on the beauty training she received in Vietnam, she worked in hair, then nails and cosmetics, and was quickly able to purchase her own salon.

Keywords: add-on services   Business   charity   Maryland   natural nail care  

Tipping Done Right

November 1, 2008  | Article

First and foremost keep your tipping policy client-friendly and report the tips as income.

Keywords: Business   taxes   tipping  

Hippies, Hibernation, and Hellish Weather — Oh My!

October 1, 2008  | Article

Location breeds a handful of challenges and rewards for Island Girl Nails in Clinton, Wash.

Keywords: Business   salon profiles   Washington  

The Right Response

September 1, 2008  | Article

We can daydream all we want about what we would like to say, but finding the right response for hard-to-please clients is the better choice — and ultimately yields more satisfying results.

Keywords: Business   client relationships   clients  

A Manicurist’s Fairy Tale

September 1, 2008  | Article

A pair of sisters write their own fairy tale success story with quick-and-easy manicuring at Tootsies in Denver.

Keywords: Business   salon profiles  

Save Money by Remodeling Your Salon in 2008

August 1, 2008  | Article

If you were thinking about remodeling the salon, this might be the time to fasttrack your plans. Earlier this year, Congress approved the Economic Stimulus Act in the hopes of aiding a sputtering economy. In addition to the individual tax rebates, the Economic Stimulus Act contains a provision that offers businesses increased tax deductions on purchases they make before the end of the year.

Keywords: Business   finance   recession   remodeling   taxes  

Learn the Keys to Reinventing Yourself

August 1, 2008  | Article

What do Madonna, Steve Jobs, and Vicki Peters all have in common? They continue to be at the top of their field and the top of their game by constantly reinventing themselves. What could you have in common with these movers and shakers? More than you might think!

Keywords: Business   combatting burnout   marketing/promotions   preventing burnout  

SpaRitual Education Essentials for Spa Professionals - Part 1 of 3

July 10, 2008  | Video

SpaRitual offers progressive concepts designed to treat mind, body, hands, feet and nails.

Keywords: Business   customer service   SpaRitual  

Our Own Worst Enemies: Dealing with Bad Coworkers

July 1, 2008  | Article

The coffee pot is on and dry, the retail area is dusty, and your coworker is happily filing the nails of one of your favorite clients. You are not alone. Nail techs just like you are facing the same issues in salons around the globe. Don’t let that bad coworker get your panties in a bunch. It’s time to band together and take back the salon.

Keywords: Business   finding/retaining staff   staff management  

Education Leads to Retail Sales

July 1, 2008  | Article

Salon consultant Bryan Durocher of Durocher Enterprises offers a way to make opening a dialog with clients just a little bit easier.

Keywords: building your clientele   Business   education   educational materials   retail merchandising  

A Winning [Brand] Combination

July 1, 2008  | Article

Becoming a household name is important for any business -- salons included. The winner and finalists in our Best Salon Brand contest prove they have what it takes to build a strong brand. From interesting logos to unique promotional materials such as pocket mirrors and brushes, these salons prove that consistency can build brand loyalty.

Keywords: Business   marketing/promotions  

Is Your Business Drying Up?

June 1, 2008  | Article

With the country facing an economic slowdown of mass proportions, many in the industry are having to adjust the way they do business. But how much of our financial concerns can be blamed on the economy — and how much is simply the result of a change in the industry?

Keywords: Business   economy   keeping your business competitive   marketing/promotions   recession  

Employee, Booth Renter, or Independent Contractor?

April 1, 2008  | Article

Spin the Wheel: Playing the Classification Game — In the salon industry, workers most often operate in one of three ways: as employees, booth renters, or independent contractors. But for years many salons have incorrectly labeled their independent contractors and may have put themselves at risk of having the IRS reclassify their workers. Find out if you're doing things correctly or if you're just spinning the wheel and seeing where it lands.

Keywords: booth rental   Business   business tools   employee issues   independent contractors  


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