April 1, 1997
As competition increases, the gap between Asian salons and the rest of the industry is actually getting smaller. To keep their English-speaking clientele, Asian nail technicians are making efforts to learn the language and expand their salon services, while non-Asian salons are discovering the value of quick service and client convenience.
May 1, 1996
November 1, 1995
What is the most important requirement in being successful in the nail industry?
January 1, 1995
Get ready! Predictions on where the nail industry is headed!
December 1, 1993
Ten seasoned salon professionals offer their best advice for making it in the nail industry today.
August 1, 1993
April 1, 1993
April 1, 1991
Start by giving clients know-'em'dead service instead of lowering your prices.
February 1, 1991
How to woo customers, wow them, and then win them back. A list of reasons that clients leave you and how to overcome each one.
December 1, 1990
As a nail tech it is tempting to specialize in one area, but limiting yourself will result in lost clients, especially in today's recession.
August 1, 1985
Star Nail Products has approached distributing their product in a unique and successful way that has shaken up the nail industry.
November 1, 1983
Cutting prices to spur business may not be the best approach.
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Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
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