August 1, 1997
Don’t give a client a reason to leave you and do her own nails. Show her that the salon experience cannot be duplicated—no matter what product she gets her hands on.
December 1, 1996
Why aren't nail salons selling greater amounts of nail polish themselves during this period of time that has seen such an increase in consumer awareness?
Because they’re not trying.
October 1, 1994
Start by raising prices, then follow by reducing expenses, continuing your education, and managing your time. Then watch your income grow.
April 1, 1993
May 1, 1991
If a nail technician splits with the salon owner the profits on any retail she sells (just as she splits the cost of her services) the nail tech would have a tremendous incentive to sell more.
January 1, 1991
Nail technicans, even those with a full book, still want to know how to increase their income.
November 1, 1990
Show Us Your...Nail Bar8 photos
Retail Boutique: Gift Wrap Items6 photos
In 2007, the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) changed its name to the Personal Care Products Council.
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
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