July 1, 2006
Do you ever wonder how some of the industry’s biggest power players got their start — in life and in the beauty industry? Are you interested in how their minds work? From theme song to what car they drive, we’re letting our readers peek behind the curtain of some of the nail world’s most powerful players.
June 1, 2006
With consolidation of distributors comes consolidation of the nail lines they choose to carry. Today, nail manufacturers are finding themselves looking for non-traditional avenues to get their products to potential clients.
May 1, 2006
Some in the beauty industry think nails-only salons will continue to thrive, while others feel this may be a sign of new things to come.
July 1, 2005
We thought it would be fitting to ask a distributor, a manufacturer, and a salon owner how they would make over the nail industry. We got three very different responses.
June 1, 2005
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Several hundred industry leaders responded to the invitation from Mike Renzulli to help celebrate 40 years in business
April 1, 2004
The general public has not been taught that techs treat entire foot, which can help deter and even cure many of their common ailments.
June 1, 2003
Last month we talked to three manufacturers who have been around for the last two decades. This month, three more manufacturers give us their take on how the industry has change and where it is headed.
While Star Nail president is out in the field, several key women on his staff help the company grow one of the largest nail manufacturers in the world. Here's a little behind the scenes look at them.
March 1, 2003
Our gal on the web talks about using Instant Messaging, Chat Groups, and an email list to stay in good touch with other techs.
May 1, 2002
The industry, and I personally, lost a dear friend recently when NAILS sales rep Helen Vanegas died.
February 1, 2002
Men-as prospective clients-require different approaches and attitudes to entice them into the salon. Before you decide to market to the opposite sex, you need to make sure you salon and your service menu are ready for them.
August 1, 2001
After rejecting numerous names for his new lava stone for pedicures -- including "The Pet Rock" and "Chia Rock" -- Tony Cuccio settled on The Earth Stone Lava Pumice.
June 1, 2001
Many salons cannot afford to go the full day spa route, but they can achieve a spa-like atmosphere by providing little touches to each area.
May 1, 2001
A day spa is where women can go to get away from the stress of everyday life to relax and pamper their minds and their bodies. And the nail business is changing for the better. There are more services being offered in hand and foot care.
March 1, 2001
Baby boomers turning 50 and older Americans are redefining aging. Appeal to them as clients by target marketing, customizing services, and understanding their concerns.
Kym Lee, a Look Back in Pictures14 photos
InternatioNAILS: Mexico and Central America20 photos
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