January 25, 2012
NAILS editor Hannah Lee discusses the effect of the "nail polish index" and how your salon can get in on the action.
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January 24, 2012
Retail Analysis & Coaching Tools for the Salon and Spa from Milady is a key tool to help you take your current retail sales and put them on the fast-track to becoming a larger share of your business.
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January 24, 2012
The Semi-Precious Home Collection by The Amazing Stone Fragrance Corporation uses semi-precious gems to enhance candles, reed diffusers, room mists, hand soaps, and body oils — and the result is beautiful.
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November 29, 2011
Marie Claire features an On-The-Go Survival Kit in their November issue, which includes beauty products that your clients shouldn't be traveling without.
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November 4, 2011
Essential oils have many uses: burn the oils in a diffuser, use as a perfume, or dab some on a warm cloth and use for dusting and cleaning. Consider offering these diffusing kits as retail items to your clients — or try them out to make your salon smell warm and inviting.
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October 31, 2011
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Deck your salons with the latest and greatest holiday-themed products, and celebrate the holiday season in style.
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October 27, 2011
Yoga Sandals’ Velvet Comfys position your feet naturally as if you were bare foot, enabling your feet and lower legs to exercise as you walk.
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October 4, 2011
Retail can be intimidating — if you think it makes you look like a salesperson. Rather than thinking of retail as “making the sale,” consider it a way of offering your professional opinion.
August 25, 2011
Everyone likes to see their name in print, and by selling personalized gadgets — from coffee thermals to custom handbags — you can cater to your clients’ personal and gift needs with custom, unique items.
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August 19, 2011
While the nail area of Diva A Nail Boutique in Fresno, Calif., serves as the hub of the business, the salon’s retail boutique accounts for 80% of its revenue.
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May 24, 2011
Jill Wilson shares what she learned in a new CD set titled “Building a Nail Department, featuring the Nail Associate Program.”
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April 19, 2011
The minute you walk into this organic-inspired salon in Chandler, Ariz., you feel relaxed, pampered, and surrounded by good friends.
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March 28, 2011
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Some nail techs find success in retailing hand-made jewelry made from nail products like acrylic. Kimberly Harr, a nail tech at La Nail Beautician in Everett, Pa., shows you how to make an acrylic ring:
December 1, 2010
Even if your salon doesn't offer hair services, all clients brush their har. Consider offering some of these cool brushes as retail items for your nail clients.
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December 1, 2010
In 1985, Anne Taintor glued the words “intellectuals gone bad” onto a vintage magazine ad featuring two proper and glamorous women.
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