September 1, 2000
An experienced nail technician with a full book generates $4,000 or more per month in service sales alone, and she is usually responsible for her own product purchases.
Keywords: distribution online buying product buying
April 1, 2000
We’ve turned the tables and are giving distributors a chance to defend themselves—and address common nail tech complaints.
Keywords: distribution distributor news products retail sales skills
March 1, 2000
We asked several nail techs to share their distributor irks with us.
Keywords: distribution distributor news nail technician
October 1, 1999
When big distributors become even bigger, nail products often become less important in the distributors’ overall strategy.
October 1, 1998
Your distributor can be the greatest friend a salon business has –if you know how to use them properly,” says distributor Howard Hafetz.
Keywords: distribution product buying
November 1, 1997
When UPS went on strike on August 4, 1997, it could have been an earthquake as far as nail companies salons and technicians were concerned. How they survived, and what they’ll do differently in the future, is a lesson in relying too much on one company.
Keywords: Dal LaMagna distribution distributor news Galaxy Nail Products Hair Care Nail Supplies
December 1, 1995
Being a nail pioneer in Nigeria isn’t easy. But Adetokunbo Awogboro is blazing trails right and left, with a little help from loyal clients, and a friendly customs officials or two.
Keywords: distribution international licensing nails-only salons opening a new salon
October 1, 1995
More and more distributors are placing service above the products they sell, offering technicians business as well as technical support. What do they want in return? Loyalty, of course.
Keywords: distribution Hair Care Nail Supplies Nailco
August 1, 1995
When it comes to deciding who sells what, manufacturers base their choice on how well the distributor services the nail technician. Their verdict? Most are doing a good job, but there’s always room for improvement.
Keywords: Alpha 9 American International Industries distribution George Schaeffer Jan Arnold
July 1, 1995
What so nail technicians look for in a distributor? What makes them stay loyal to one distributor and shun another? A group of nail technicians told nails what they love, and hate, about the places they buy their products.
Keywords: distribution Nailco
February 1, 1992
Education, business planning, product knowledge, technical support, and tradeshows are just a few of the business-building programs full-service distributors offer their salon “partners.”
September 1, 1991
Does it matter where you buy nail care supplies? And what’s at stake when products designed for professional use are available to the general public?