April 1, 2004
Twinsburg, Ohio-based Natural Beauty Salon was established November 9, 2001. As we enter our third year of business, I celebrate, reflect, and never stop moving forward.
Keywords: finding/retaining staff marketing/promotions opening a new salon salon profiles
February 1, 2003
Brooks & Butterfield Ltd. in Northampton, Mass., is the creative brainchild of two women who wanted to create the most specialized spa in its market. With their backgrounds in the beauty industry, it was inevitable that this year-old spa would become an instant success.
Keywords: business day spa marketing/promotions opening a new salon salon profiles
February 1, 2003
Caught between high-volume discount salons and high-end mega-spas? Rather than try to win by their rules, write your own rules geared to a more narrow and tailored clientele and create your own niche.
Keywords: boutique nail salon elderly clients men's services natural nail care opening a new salon
April 1, 2002
Borrow a page from real estate marketers to increase your business’s exposure and capture the interest of many new “buyers” by holding an open house.
Keywords: customer service open house opening a new salon salon parties
January 1, 2002
A new salon owner shares her hard-earned wisdom to help make the process of striking out on your own a little easier.
Keywords: business building business plans networking opening a new salon work life balance
October 1, 2000
Do you have what it takes to open your own salon? Or are you at a loss as to where you should even begin? What you need are the general principles and practices of salon ownership and a checklist to evaluate your. With all of the media available today, resources abound when it comes to opening your own salon.
Keywords: compensation systems hiring nail technicians obtaining a loan opening a new salon owner issues
September 1, 2000
Thinking of retiring to that Greek island some time this year? Before you pack up your equipment, stop to consider how much hard work has gone into building you reputation and your clientele. You may not realize it, but you are sitting on a small gold mine.
Keywords: opening a new salon retirement selling a business valuing your business
June 1, 1997
If the IRS asked to examine your salon's Federal Tax returns, would you survive the audit? Read on for an account of a salon owner who thought she was doing everything "by the book."
Keywords: booth rental business finance independent contractors opening a new salon
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
April 1, 1995
Industry, business, and government organizations can lend you a helping hand when starting a new business.
Keywords: business business management business plans finance finding a location for your salon
December 1, 1994
At Elegante Nails, close attention to salon furnishings and fixtures, and consistent quality nail care and service place it in a league of its own.
Keywords: consumer marketing opening a new salon salon profiles Texas Texas salons
September 1, 1993
A grand opening doesn't mean starting out with a deficit. Here,we go over how to make your opening successful and budget-friendly.
Keywords: budgeting marketing/promotions opening a new salon starting your own business
September 1, 1993
We can all learn from the mistakes of others, so read these words to the wise from salon owners who have made their share of mistakes along the way.
Keywords: advertising/promotions computer systems employee issues hiring nail technicians opening a new salon
June 1, 1993
Working at home has its advantages – time with your kids and being your own boss – but there is still a price to pay-client calls at midnight and never really being able to leave the “office”.
Keywords: home salons opening a new salon preventing burnout