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On My Mind: Grades Are Important

October 1, 2010  | Article

Some states, like North Carolina, require salons to post their inspection scores where consumers can see them. While I’m not necessarily a proponent of more rules and regulations for the nail industry, I do believe that since most salons are already being inspected, why not post the grade?

Keywords: California   discount salons   Hannah Lee   North Carolina   salon inspections  

Why Do You Charge More? Responding to Client Questions About Discount Salons.

February 1, 2010  | Article

Train your staff — and yourself — to answer this sensitive question so you’re able to respond quickly and confidently to clients’ concerns.

Keywords: discount salons   keeping your business competitive   service pricing  

Dear Shari: November 2008

November 1, 2008  | Article

Salon owner Shari Finger answers your questions on building a clientele, regaining the trust of a discount salon-goer, listening to clients’ personal issues, and clients who mistreat their nails.

Keywords: business building   client relationships   client retention   Dear Shari   discount salons  

Under What Circumstance Is It Acceptable to Discount Your Services?

September 1, 2007  | Article

From a newbie tech who’d discount to get in new clients to a veteran tech who offers an alternative to discounting your core services, we offer you multiple perspectives on this issue.

Keywords: discount salons   nail salon service pricing   service pricing  

Are Discount Salons a Threat?

August 1, 2007  | Article

When NAILS polled its readers about their top salon challenges, competition from discount salons ranked second on the list, just behind attracting and retaining new clients. But for every tech feeling the sting of low-priced competitors popping up on nearly every street corner, there are many who have made peace with the problem; some have even used the competition to spur them to adopt higher levels of customer service and more stringent sanitation standards.

Keywords: customer service   discount salons   keeping your business competitive   service pricing  

A Vietnamese American Dynasty

March 1, 2006  | Article

The Fall of Saigon brought a wave of Vietnamese immigrants to the U.S. who ultimately helped build today's booming nail industry.

Keywords: Charlie Ton   discount salons   Misa Cosmetics   Odyssey   Regal Nails  

Spotting the Spa Imposter

September 1, 2005  | Article

The distinction between a spa and a salon is a blurry one — at times the designation is more a marketing tool than any real indication of the level of service. NAILS asked writer Pamela Yaeger — a beauty industry outsider — to sample a few nail spas in her area and give us her perspective on what makes a spa the real deal.

Keywords: discount salons  

A Makeover for the Nail Industry

July 1, 2005  | Article

If I was going to make over the nail industry, I'd start by challenging any state that required fewer than 600 hours for a nail license to raise their standards.

Keywords: As I See It   discount salons   industry issues  

Is the Mid-Level Salon Extinct?

September 1, 2004  | Article

No, it’s alive and well. The demise of the mid-level salon has been greatly exaggerated. In fact, these salons can be regarded as the bread and butter of the nail industry. We talked to several salon owners and industry experts to get their take on this industry trend.

Keywords: discount salons  

Sick of This? So Am I!

August 1, 2003  | Article

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.

Keywords: As I See It   discount salons  

Twice as Old, Half as Wise?

February 1, 2003  | Article

As we celebrate 20 years, what have we learned as an industry?

Keywords: consumer press   continuing education   discount salons  

On the Road: Cyndy Drummey in Orlando, Fl.

May 1, 2002  | Article

Keywords: discount salons   On The Road  

Let’s Label The Good Salons

January 1, 2002  | Article

Instead of getting caught up in what's wrong with salons, let's focus on showing them how to be right.

Keywords: discount salons  

Just My Opinion Let’s Focus on the Issue-Not the Words

November 1, 2000  | Article

Hopefully, when we say the words Non-Standard Salon or NS salon, someone will pay attention to the problem instead of the words used.

Keywords: Debbie Doerrlamm   Diana Bonn   discount salons   Just My Opinion  

Tech Takes Action on MMA

May 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: discount salons   MMA  

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