September 1, 2009
Shari Finger, owner of Finger’s Nail Studio, suggests cutting payroll hours, inventory, supplies, and insurance costs to make a dollar go farther.
Keywords: money salon finances Shari Finger staff management
August 24, 2009
Nail techs and aestheticians give Good Housekeeping readers tips on saving money at a nail salon, and do-it-yourself tricks for keeping hands and feet hydrated and exfoliated.
Keywords: consumer press money
August 1, 2009
Jennifer Perdue, owner of Details Nail Salon, offers tips on saving including having a "favorite recipe" party instead of taking the staff to a big, noisy restaurant.
Keywords: money salon finances
July 1, 2009
In this economy it has become more common for a client to request that her artificial nails be removed due to the cost of upkeep. Jill Wright, owner of Jill Wright Spa for Nails, gives advice on how to put the client at ease.
Keywords: client relationships economy money removing acrylics
July 1, 2009
In tough times, little things count, and small efforts to save a bit of money here and there can add up over time. Every day there are opportunities to save, and it’s really easy to do once you identify where the waste is happening. From buying bulk sizes to shopping for furniture at a swap meet, these little things can make a difference in your budget.
Keywords: finance money
May 27, 2009
To spread the amount of time between nail salon trips, keep the nicks and chips to a minimum.
Keywords: consumer press money OPI Products polishing techniques Suzi Weiss-Fischmann
May 1, 2009
Simple things like UV top coat, extended massages, and nail art, can be offered as extras to standard manicures and pedicures for a small charge, and the small increase in revenue can really add up over time.
Keywords: add-on services money service pricing
May 1, 2009
Credit card processing fees eat into profit.
Keywords: economy money
May 1, 2009
Product rationing is an important element to business, so how do you regulate how much product to use on clients? Here are a couple tips on increasing product value for your dollar.
Keywords: money pedicures
April 30, 2009
Self magazine says extending time between beauty appointments can save some cash.
Keywords: consumer press money Orly
December 1, 2008
On Deck Capital awards loans based upon business performance and cash flow, instead of relying solely on the personal credit history of the business owner.
Keywords: money salon finances sustainable business
September 1, 2008
A "Money Manicure" using replicas of $100 bills on each nail makes a client feel like at least a thousand bucks.
Keywords: money nail art
August 1, 2008
Those feeling the pinch of these uncertain economic times may take issue with the old adage that the beauty industry is recession-proof. Being recession-proof, says Strategies’ Neil Ducoff, has nothing to do with the industry and everything to do with business planning. Here are his strategies to recession-proof your business.
Keywords: economy money recession salon finances
March 1, 2008
NSI's Risé Carter offers some tips on saving money in the salon.
Keywords: keeping your business competitive money NSI salon finances
February 1, 2008
Before there were dollars and cents— in fact before there was any kind of currency — there was barter. You give me this and I’ll give you that. From other professional service providers (dentists, electricians, yoga teachers) to weekend getaways, nail techs are still using this practice today.
Keywords: bartering business money service pricing