December 28, 2012
What would happen to your profits if you did one more CND Shellac manicure per week?
May 1, 2000
One year ago, Lynn Kogle and her staff at Secrets Salon in Long Beach, Calif., took on the challenge of revamping their business systems using the strategies taught in OPI’s business management program, The Edge - Standards & Systems for Success.
January 1, 2000
Shrinkage is the term retailers use to describe missing product inventory. Simple employee error or sticky fingers can be the culprit. We asked the Secrets team for their view on this retailing pitfall in this month’s business-building update.
November 1, 1999
When Nadine Galli, OPI’s Southern California Regional Manager, visited Secrets for their monthly status meeting, she walked into a salon that was bustling with clients engaged in a myriad of salon services. The same clients were also leaving the salon having purchased the OPI retail products the salon now sells.
September 1, 1999
How many times does a great idea come up in a meeting then it never gets carried out? We’ve found that the monthly status meetings are critical to helping us achieve our goals.
July 1, 1999
April 1, 1999
October 1, 1994
Start by raising prices, then follow by reducing expenses, continuing your education, and managing your time. Then watch your income grow.
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Retail Boutique: Gift Wrap Items6 photos
The practice of skin care; a practitioner of esthetics is known as an esthetician; sometimes spelled aesthetics.
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
Will gel-polish cause traditional polish to become obsolete?
Do Nail Techs Really Need Resumes?
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