Business - Topic : Virginia

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On The Road: DC-MD-VA

July 21, 2011  | Article

When visiting the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, we couldn’t just stop at just one salon since we don’t get over that way too often. Follow along as we discover unique salons in D.C., central Maryland, and northern Virginia.

Keywords: children's services   hiring nail technicians   Maisie Dunbar   Maryland   On The Road  

Weathering the Storm: Where Do We Go From Here?

August 1, 2010  | Article

The worst of circumstances — the combination of a Nor’easter and a tropical storm — brought out the best in people. When the final coat of paint covers the last bit of evidence, it’s the kindness that I want to remember.

Keywords: natural disasters   remodeling   salon profiles   Virginia  

On the Road: Naturals, Gloucester, Va.

April 1, 2009  | Article

Employing a "service-step" system and inventive nail bar set-up, Naturals in Gloucester, Virginia handles clients' natural nail care with ease.

Keywords: boutique nail salon   natural nail care   On The Road   salon profiles   Virginia  

All the Right Ingredients

March 1, 2009  | Article

Julie Nguyen, owner and founder of Blu Water Day Spa, has plenty of experience in the beauty industry. Coming to the United States when she was 16 and building on the beauty training she received in Vietnam, she worked in hair, then nails and cosmetics, and was quickly able to purchase her own salon.

Keywords: add-on services   Business   charity   Maryland   natural nail care  

Bringing British Chic to American Travelers

February 1, 2009  | Article

Butter London’s upbeat, hip nail stores in airports make wait time more enjoyable.

Keywords: Butter London   California   salon chains   salon profiles   Virginia  

Can One Of These Emerging Salon Chains Become the “Starbucks of Nails”?

September 1, 2007  | Article

Many have tried — and many have failed — to do for nail salons what Starbucks did for coffee shops. Our report shows that it’ll take innovative hiring, a simple and consistent sanitation program, and a major consumer PR campaign in order for a salon chain to become the name that clients most trust.

Keywords: business building   European nail industry   international   New York   Texas  

My Other Life: Jana Leigh McWhorter, wing walker

February 1, 2007  | Article

Jana Leigh McWhorter, nail tech and instructor. In her other life: wing walker.

Keywords: My Other Life   Virginia  

On the Road at Avalon Hair & Day Spa in Norfolk, Virginia

March 1, 2006  | Article

Keywords: On The Road   Virginia  

It’s All Natural

April 1, 2004  | Article

At Atir- a Natural Nail Care Clinic, nails do not have to be long to be beautiful. Owner Rita Gregory opened the first all-natural nail salon 16 years ago to fill a void she saw in the nail care industry. Today the franchise is strong in 14 states offering consumers a unique four-step treatment for keeping their natural nails healthy.

Keywords: salon profiles   Virginia  

Salon Is a One-Man Show

March 1, 2002  | Article

What is a former security guard doing owninga quaint, classically decorated salon in historic Old Town Manassas, Va.? Educating his clients on proper nail care, performing top-quality services, and pampering them too.

Keywords: salon profiles   Virginia  

Unredeemed Gift Certificates: No Give No Take

November 1, 2000  | Article

Unredeemed gift certificates are not money in your pocket. Even if the expiration date is past (and the state decides that), the money paid still rightfully belongs to the intended gift recipient.

Keywords: customer service   gift certificates   Valentine's Day services   Virginia  

On the Road: Chesapeake, VA

March 1, 2000  | Article

Keywords: On The Road   Virginia  

Behind the Scenes: Christopher Truong

October 1, 1997  | Article

Christopher Truong recently became an educator for OPI Products because he says many nail technicians need help with certain skills, especially when it comes to proper product application.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   competitions   OPI Products   salon chains   Top 25 Competitors  

A Profile of Hair Masters: Offering nail care in Virginia Beach, Virginia

February 1, 1988  | Article

Educating the first-time customer is the most important aspect of Zikiyyah Miser’s work as a nail technician.

Keywords: salon profiles   Virginia  

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