January 1, 2002
A new salon owner shares her hard-earned wisdom to help make the process of striking out on your own a little easier.
October 1, 2000
Do you have what it takes to open your own salon? Or are you at a loss as to where you should even begin? What you need are the general principles and practices of salon ownership and a checklist to evaluate your. With all of the media available today, resources abound when it comes to opening your own salon.
September 1, 2000
Thinking of retiring to that Greek island some time this year? Before you pack up your equipment, stop to consider how much hard work has gone into building you reputation and your clientele. You may not realize it, but you are sitting on a small gold mine.
June 1, 1997
If the IRS asked to examine your salon's Federal Tax returns, would you survive the audit? Read on for an account of a salon owner who thought she was doing everything "by the book."
September 1, 1996
Opening your own salon requires patience, skill, and creativity. It also requires a considerable sum of money. If you’re one of the many who don’t have a fortune tucked away somewhere, read on for some sound financial advice.
December 1, 1995
Being a nail pioneer in Nigeria isn’t easy. But Adetokunbo Awogboro is blazing trails right and left, with a little help from loyal clients, and a friendly customs officials or two.
April 1, 1995
Industry, business, and government organizations can lend you a helping hand when starting a new business.
December 1, 1994
At Elegante Nails, close attention to salon furnishings and fixtures, and consistent quality nail care and service place it in a league of its own.
September 1, 1993
After three months of schooling, Bonnie Metzger graduated with a 4.0 grade-point average and headed home to open the first nails-only salon in North Dakota.
We can all learn from the mistakes of others, so read these words to the wise from salon owners who have made their share of mistakes along the way.
June 1, 1993
Working at home has its advantages – time with your kids and being your own boss – but there is still a price to pay-client calls at midnight and never really being able to leave the “office”.
February 1, 1990
The following is a list of questions to ask yourself and points to consider before opening a salon. This list is meant to be a starting point. Your next step is to use this information to guide you in doing your own research and drawing your own conclusions.
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