June 9, 2015
Since buying the former Spa Gregorie’s in September 2014, owner Emma Hughes has put in place numerous green initiatives to transform the entire spa — from organic and all-natural product lines and services to the use of eco-friendly flooring and paint.
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March 30, 2015
In his new book, “Tales of an American Entrepreneur: Journey of a Small Business Owner,” beauty industry veteran Michael Randazzo shares business tools and counsels patience and perseverance to help other salon owners achieve the level of success he has seen.
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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.
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February 25, 2013
The Milady Education Network features online courses, videos, articles, and everything else you need to build the career of your dreams.
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January 4, 2013
What happens when two recent nail graduates interview a handful of veteran salon owners to find out the secrets to a long-lasting salon? They were privy to a host of knowledge from a combined 132 years of salon experience. Here they share it with you.
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December 20, 2012
At Posh’aah Nail Spa, guests are treated to pampering mani-pedis in a comfy-chic atmosphere. The owner — who quit her successful career as a mixed-use property manager in 2012 to embark on her lifelong dream of opening a nail salon — shares the story of making her dream a reality.
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July 26, 2012
The Chinese Staff and Workers Association and the organization Justice Will Be Served announced a jury award in April 2012 in a successful lawsuit in which six Chinese nail salon workers sued a chain of high-end nail salons for failing to pay a minimum wage and overtime compensation
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March 5, 2012
If you have the courage, determination, and resolve to open your own business you definitely possess an entrepreneurial mindset, says nail industry success coach Trish Rock
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November 18, 2011
Congratulations, it’s your salon. So how do you lead your little slice of heaven? Take our quiz to see how you stack up when there is a wrinkle in the plan.
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April 27, 2011
MiniLuxe, a nail and waxing salon chain that started with one salon in Newton, Mass., recently announced plans to expand its concept nationally through a franchise program with the goal of opening up to 15 new locations throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic by the end of 2011.
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March 15, 2011
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.
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August 1, 2003
Surrounded by surf, and Oahu’s Afterglo Nail & Facial Spa envelops regulars in a sensory oasis of beauty that captures the essence of sunset in a most beautiful way.
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May 1, 2003
In 16 years in the nail business, I’ve been through every catastrophe an owner can imagine - from a fire that destroyed my salon to losing my partner. But i love the nail business and my clients - and when i finally gave up my “hands-on” job and focused only on management, i was able to serve everyone better - especially myself.
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May 1, 2002
Have you ever felt like your salon is running you instead of the other way around? You can change things and create a positive, nurturing work environment where your employees are more than willing to follow your lead.
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April 1, 2002
For many nail techs, owning a salon is the next step in their careers. But for some, once they achieve this milestone they realize they’re not cut for ownership- for a variety of reasons. For other, it’s the realization that their dream wasn’t what it was cracked up to be
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