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newbie

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A slang term for a recently graduated or newly employed nail professional; someone with very little professional salon experience.

Keywords: business   nail technician  

independent contractor

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A self-employed worker, who is not subject to the same rules and regulations as an employee, and who has different rights or privileges than an employee; an independent contractor generally makes her own hours, pays her own taxes, and handles client payment directly (among other factors); the IRS determines whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor.

Keywords: booth rental   business   employee issues   staff management   taxes  

franchise

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A franchise is an agreement between a firm and another party in which the firm provides the other party with the right to use the firm’s name and to sell or rent its products for either a percentage of revenue or other type of fee; selling franchise rights is a method of expanding a business quickly with a minimum of capital.

Keywords: business   business tools   franchise   opening a new salon   staff management  

diversion

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The practice of reselling (or “diverting”) products intended for sale to salon professionals only to other outlets, such as open-to-the-public beauty distributors, grocery stores, or drugstores.

Keywords: business   distribution  

deal sheet

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A sales flyer (usually bimonthly) put out by distributors with specials and discounts being offered to salon professionals.

Keywords: business   business tools  

commission

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A compensation structure favored in the salon industry; a commission is a percentage earned of all revenue from services brought into the salon by an individual (for example, if a nail technician is paid on a 50% commission basis and she tickets services for $200, her commission is $100).

Keywords: business   employee issues   money   staff management  

CVS Launches New NailHQ in More than 2,000 Stores

November 8, 2012  | 

We told you about when Walgreens upped its ante on nails, and today we found out that pharmacy chain CVS is also striving to be a nail destination.CVS/pharmacy today announced the launch of the new Nail

Keywords: business  

Equinox Spa Tones Up Its Nail Opportunities

October 30, 2012  | 

As more and more established chains in related industries (fitness, beauty retail) want in on the growing popularity of nail care, I’m noticing a positive trend for nail techs: jobs, nay, make that career paths even,

Keywords: business   On the Road  

Would You Like to Buy an Insurance Rider with that Polish?

September 21, 2012  | 

I’ve been noticing an interesting trend in my inbox these past few weeks. It seems that the pent-up longing from our recessionista lifestyles may finally be reaching the breaking point — for fall, it is all

Keywords: business   Nail Art   products  

Nail Segment Experiences Largest Growth of Prestige Makeup Products, says The NPD Group

September 12, 2012  | 

Prestige makeup sales within U.S. department stores grew 8% to $1.8 billion for the first half of 2012, according to The NPD Group.While nail products continue to be the smallest segment, it experienced the largest growth

Keywords: business   products  

Hand & Nail Harmony Is Looking for US Educators

September 12, 2012  | 

Need a little Harmony in your life? Hand & Nail Harmony is looking for U.S.-based educators. What: Join the US Harmony family. Where: Brea, California When: Nov 2-5, 2012 Send resumes to maeling@nailharmony.com

Keywords: business   California   Hannah Lee   products  

Male market segment to grow, predicts IBISWorld

August 29, 2012  | 

A market segment within the U.S. day spa and nail salon industry likely to experience growth in the next five years is the male consumer, according to a recent report by market research firm IBISWorld. The

Keywords: business   clients   salon services  

Minxy Mondays

August 3, 2012  | 

Minx Nails now offers a weekly live web broadcast available for nail technicians worldwide to support you as you learn and perfect your Minx applications.  The Minxy Mondays broadcast takes place at www.justin.tv/Minxinc most Monday mornings

Keywords: business   techniques  

Nail Salon Visits and DIY Nail Products Complement Each Other, Packaged Facts Report Finds

August 3, 2012  | 

As I’m sure we’ve all noticed, there’s been a huge uptick in DIY nail product sales from crackle nail polish to nail decals to at-home gel-polish kits; indeed, for the 52 weeks ending on April 15,

Keywords: business  

Are Beauty Vending Machines the Future?

July 22, 2012  | 

Vending machines have gone beyond trail mix and candy for a while -- you may have noticed Apple iPod vending machines at your local airport, something I always thought was a bit odd but figured that

Keywords: business   On the Road   tradeshows  

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