October 28, 2014
Customers of Metamorphosis Day Spa in Midtown Manhattan can now purchase their services and shop for beauty products using the virtual currency Bitcoin.
October 28, 2014
Entrepreneur, business coach, and author Meriflor Toneatto cites five emotions that shape financial decisions.
May 15, 2014
Before the ribbon cutting, before the first appointment is booked, and before the lights get turned on, you’ve got to find the financial muscle to make this dream come true.
Keywords: finance money
December 21, 2013
These five tales of survival prove that timing isn’t everything. Hard work and determination can make almost any reason for delaying the fulfillment of career goals seem like a paltry excuse. Take inspiration from these salon owners to surmount your obstacles in 2014.
Keywords: health money opening a new salon salon ownership
June 13, 2011
The U.S. Senate voted down a proposal that would have delayed the change in fee regulations for two more years.
Keywords: legislation money
May 19, 2011
For booth renters and salon owners, keeping track of income and expenses is not the most exciting task, but it’s a necessary one. Keeping your business records in order will not only keep Uncle Sam smiling, it will enable you to understand your financial footing.
Keywords: booth rental business tools income money taxes
March 20, 2011
Keywords: Business money taxes
As the April filing date nears, it’s time to double-check deductions and start planning for next year. Whether you are a one-station booth renter or a salon with multiple locations, you will want to make the most of every advantage the tax laws allow.
March 17, 2011
Plug a little plastic cube into the audio jack of your phone and you can use it to accept credit cards. Square (www.squareup.com) is a smartphone app that enables anyone to accept payment cards.
Keywords: Business business tools money smartphone apps smartphones
January 13, 2011
A financial advisor teaches you how to make the most of your hard-earned dollars. Her three-step plan requires you to commit to saving, make it a habit, and allocate wisely.
Keywords: career handbook finance money newbie retirement
January 1, 2011
How much would it be worth to you to have clients pay up to two months in advance? Kim Hanzlik, owner of Nails, Hands, Feet and Toes in Winnemucca, Nev., offers clients the option of paying in advance and discounts their service by $5 as an incentive.
Keywords: money service pricing
November 22, 2010
| Photo Gallery
Every day there are opportunities to save, and it’s really easy to do once you identify where the waste is happening. From buying bulk sizes to shopping for furniture at a swap meet, these little things can make a difference in your budget.
Keywords: economy money
October 1, 2010
We know we should be saving for retirement — or taxes, or that vacation — but often we can’t seem to find a way. A free service called Auto-Save from Integrity Payment Systems automatically deducts a pre-determined amount each time a client pays with a credit card and deposits the amounts into an interest-bearing, no-minimum savings account.
Keywords: Business finance keeping your business competitive money taxes
October 1, 2010
“Why give away your time for free when you can be charging for it?” asks Elaine Watson, Star Nails’ global education director and vice president of marketing and sales.
Keywords: Business finance money service pricing soak-off gels
June 1, 2010
From saving money on products to developing an efficient schedule, salon coaches offer practical advice behind the cliché.
Keywords: business building career handbook learning new techniques marketing/promotions money
March 1, 2010
Part art, part science, pricing your services is one of the most important and delicate tasks you’ll undertake in the salon. And no two salon owners approach it quite the same. We asked readers: How do you decide how much to charge for a particular service?
Keywords: add-on services Business economy keeping your business competitive money