June 1, 2008
With the country facing an economic slowdown of mass proportions, many in the industry are having to adjust the way they do business. But how much of our financial concerns can be blamed on the economy — and how much is simply the result of a change in the industry?
Keywords: business economy keeping your business competitive marketing/promotions recession
May 1, 2008
Neil Ducoff, CEO of Strategies, gives a little economic advice.
Keywords: business building business tools economy keeping your business competitive service pricing
May 1, 2008
Whether we’re in a true recession is up to who’s doing the reporting, but what are the indicators in the salon?
Keywords: economy On My Mind recession
June 1, 2007
While the thought of an economic slowdown — or other financial challenge — can be scary, it can also be the catalyst for change. Take heart and learn from the struggles and strategies of two business owners who came out on top.
Keywords: customer service economy money natural disasters taxes
February 1, 2006
Gas prices exploded last year. Everyone — salon owners, booth renters, manufacturers, and distributors — has been affected differently by the surge. Some of the effects, like customers cutting corners, are expected; others, like taking more time for services, are not.
December 1, 1988
I remain bouyantly optimistic about the nail industry, its status, and its future.
Keywords: business building customer service economy