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How to Throw Great Salon Parties

October 25, 2012  | Article

Whether you’re gearing up for a holiday shindig, want to throw your first (or 10th) client appreciation party, or will be welcoming clients to your new salon with an open house, we’ve got you covered with these ideas to be the best hostess ever.

Keywords: Facebook marketing   networking event   opening a new salon   promoting your services   salon parties  

Sponsors Lend Cachet to Grand Opening

August 21, 2012  | Article

Bellacures Nail Salons, a small Southern California-based chain, had more than a dozen companies lined up as sponsors for the grand opening of its Pasadena store in June — including OPI and SpaRitual.

Keywords: opening a new salon  

Essie Opens Flagship Salon In New York

June 28, 2012  | Video

Essie opened its first flagship salon this month, inside of Samuel Shriqui Salon in New York (35 E 65th St.). This video shows NBC's Jane Hansen visiting the salon.

Keywords: Essie   Essie Weingarten   opening a new salon  

On the Move: Relocating Your Salon

April 19, 2011  | Article

Moving your salon to a new location doesn’t have to be a logistical nightmare. Lean on the experience of fellow salon owners whether relocating down the street or across the globe.

Keywords: business building   keeping your business competitive   opening a new salon  

Financing the Dream

March 15, 2011  | Article

For some nail techs, the dedication in their nail services is fueled by the dream of one day opening a salon of their own. But it can take more than just perseverance and savings to get started. Procuring financing in today’s economy can test the wits of even the most business- savvy techs.

Keywords: booth rental   business building   business tools   finance   opening a new salon  

Celebrating Our Blogger Voices!

January 1, 2011  | Article

New salon owners, competitors, students, coaches, and a few opinionated veteran techs; we let these reader voices shine through every week online. And they have a lot to say. If you aren’t already following these blogs, bookmark them right away.

Keywords: blogs   coaching   competitions   Maggie Franklin   opening a new salon  

Salon Profile: Nowhere to Go But Up

August 1, 2010  | Article

Orchard Nails opened in Corona, Calif., when the economy was at its worst, but co-owner Thomas Irwin says this meant the salon had “nowhere to go but up.”

Keywords: nails-only salons   opening a new salon   salon decor/design   salon furnishings   salon profiles  

On the Road: Color Me Green, Manhattan Beach, Calif.

March 1, 2010  | Article

It’s sometimes instructive to take a look at the nail salon industry from the other side of the chair: the client’s side. That’s why it can be especially insightful to chat with a select breed of nail salon owner: the client-turned-salon entrepreneur.

Keywords: natural nail care   On The Road   opening a new salon   pedicure areas   pedicures  

"I Would Have Done It Differently"

November 1, 2009  | Article

Current and former salon owners share their personal insights on the things they would go back and change, if only they could.

Keywords: Business   commissions   hiring nail technicians   manufacturers educators   opening a new salon  

Mixing Business With Pleasure

October 1, 2009  | Article

In designing the spa and lounge, Dunlap went for chic simplicity and clean lines. She wanted a place where girlfriends could congregate.

Keywords: customer service   Facebook marketing   opening a new salon   salon profiles   social media  

Throw a Grand Opening Party for Your Salon

June 1, 2009  | Article

Let's Do Launch: Creating a memorable opening for your nail salon requires intensive planning, organizational skills, and marketing savvy.

Keywords: business tools   marketing/promotions   opening a new salon   professional image   promoting your services  

What’s in a [Salon] Name?

May 1, 2009  | Article

A likeable salon name can make a powerful emotional connection with your clientele, which makes it easy to remember and generates buzz, says Alexandra Watkins, chief innovation officer of Eat My Words. “The more memorable your name and the more people talk about it, the less advertising you have to do,” she says.

Keywords: marketing/promotions   opening a new salon  

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  

On the Road: ROB|B: An OPI Concept Salon

March 1, 2009  | Article

Managing editor Sree Roy visits ROB|B: An OPI Concept Salon on opening day.

Keywords: eco-conscious salons   LEED-certified   opening a new salon  

Are You Really Ready to Open Your Own Salon?

February 1, 2009  | Article

If you think salon ownership is easy, take this quiz before you make the leap.

Keywords: opening a new salon   owner issues   reader surveys   sustainable business  

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