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Salon of the Year 101: A Lesson From the Best

February 1, 2000  | Article

Imagine a chance to peek inside the salon operations of the top salon owners and nail technicians in the country. That’s what judging the Salon of the Year Awards is like.

Keywords: Larry Gaynor   Nailco   NAILS Salon of the Year Awards  

The Life of a Bottle of Polish, from Manufacturer to Your Salon

February 1, 2000  | Article

Over the years NAILS has examined the chemistry of polish and its ingredients, how colors are chosen, and even how polish is bottled. Here we cover it all—the life of a bottle of polish beginning to end.

Keywords: how products are made   ingredients   Nailco   OPI Products   Orly  

NAILS in Japan

September 1, 1999  | Article

In the Land of the Rising Sun, nail care is rising in popularity. As manufacturers jockey for market share and brand loyalty, Japanese nailists bring a flair for nai design and a perfectionist streak that has the world watching.

Keywords: CND   George Schaeffer   international   Japanese nail industry   Jim Nordstrom  

NAILS' Salon of the Year Awards Can Help you Make a Name for Yourself

February 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: Debbie Krakalovich   Larry Gaynor   Nailco   NAILS Salon of the Year Awards   Shari Finger  

Inside BBSI Show - 1998

November 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: Carolina Cotton   CND   George Schaeffer   IBD   Jan Arnold  

The New Wave of Gels

November 1, 1998  | Article

Light-activated gel systems have been revamped for the healthy, odor-free environment of the 90s.

Keywords: En Vogue   gels   IBD   international   Nailco  

Inside BBSI - 1998 (A Look Back in Pictures)

November 1, 1998  | Photo Gallery

At the 1998 BBSI Conference in Las Vegas, Kay Schoeneman, VP of sales for Schoeneman Corp., became the first woman president of BBSI. OPI kicked of its sponsorship of the American Basketball League, and Jan and Jim Nordstrom hosted the City of Hope Ball as the Spirit of Life Award Recipients.

Keywords: Carolina Cotton   IBD   Jan Arnold   Jim Nordstrom   Larry Gaynor  

NAILS Shows ‘97 Rolls Out the Red Carpet

February 1, 1998  | Article

Made-to-order sunny weather; your favorite industry celebrities, a glamorous awards ceremony a VIP cocktail reception... sounds like the Academy Awards, right?

Keywords: Christopher Truong   Claudine Morgan   competitions   Connecticut   Dr. Richard Scher  

We Left Our Hearts in San Francisco at the NAILS Show

February 1, 1998  | Article

I want to thank all of the Salon of the Year finalists and their supporters who attended the awards banquet. We had a blast! The evening would not have been possible without the sponsorship of Nailco Salon Marketplace and Larry Gaynor, who also lent his unique humor to the proceedings as co-host.

Keywords: Essie   Essie Weingarten   Galaxy Nail Products   George Schaeffer   Kym Lee  

Package Undeliverable

November 1, 1997  | Article

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  

Happy Birthday to Nailco

January 1, 1996  | Article

Ironically, Nailco Salon Marketplace, today one of the largest nail product distributors in the world, came about by accident. 

Keywords: company anniversaries   company profiles   Larry Gaynor   Nailco  

Delivering the Goods: Distributors Speak About Their Concerns

October 1, 1995  | Article

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  

Getting the Goods Out: Nail Techs Voice Ideas for Distribution Improvements

August 1, 1995  | Article

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  

Getting the Goods: How Nail Techs Buy Their Products

July 1, 1995  | Article

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  

Salon Of The Year Awards Honored Few, Inspired Many

February 1, 1995  | Article

Reading the stories about why these exceptional people got into the nail business and what keeps them going reminded us all what we love about the nail business: It’s about working with people, doing something you love, and making other people feel good.

Keywords: As I See It   Nailco   NAILS Salon of the Year Awards  

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