November 4, 2011
Essential oils have many uses: burn the oils in a diffuser, use as a perfume, or dab some on a warm cloth and use for dusting and cleaning. Consider offering these diffusing kits as retail items to your clients — or try them out to make your salon smell warm and inviting.
Keywords: essential oils retail boutique items retailing
October 31, 2011
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Deck your salons with the latest and greatest holiday-themed products, and celebrate the holiday season in style.
Keywords: holiday products holiday retailing retailing
October 27, 2011
Yoga Sandals’ Velvet Comfys position your feet naturally as if you were bare foot, enabling your feet and lower legs to exercise as you walk.
Keywords: Beech Sandals retailing sandals yoga
October 25, 2011
This morning I was chatting pleasantly with one of my regular clients about her experience with a local esthetician. My client had been to this esthetician before and liked her service, but did not like the
October 21, 2011
Well, I finally got my nails redone but had to stay until almost 10 o'clock to accomplish it. I figured if I'm only going to do them every six weeks I'm going all out! October has
Keywords: retailing salon services
October 7, 2011
What a whirlwind this job can be! I was so busy this summer that whenever I had an idea for something I wanted to do in the studio, it just got added to my to-do list.
Keywords: retailing salon services staff training
October 4, 2011
Retail can be intimidating — if you think it makes you look like a salesperson. Rather than thinking of retail as “making the sale,” consider it a way of offering your professional opinion.
September 19, 2011
It’s hard to believe I’m at the six month mark in my new location, and it has been an incredible start! This summer really exceeded my expectations for growth, especially since we didn’t get much summer
Keywords: marketing/promotions retailing
September 14, 2011
Have you ordered your holiday retail stash yet?As I’m in between clients today drooling over the fab cucumber pamper pack and limited-time Solar Oil with the special scent CND will have and trying to decide how
Keywords: retailing tech-to-tech sharing
September 14, 2011
I am reviving my old bath and body products. More than 15 years ago I started manufacturing soaps, lotions, salves, body sprays, scrubs, etc. I have studied herbal medicine and aromatherapy so will also be incorporating
August 31, 2011
This week we're following up with onsite in-salon training at your salon with me. In last week's post, we talked about custom-designing your add-on menu and getting the nail department consistent with all services. This week,
Keywords: Jill Wilson retailing
August 25, 2011
Everyone likes to see their name in print, and by selling personalized gadgets — from coffee thermals to custom handbags — you can cater to your clients’ personal and gift needs with custom, unique items.
Keywords: retail boutique items retail merchandising retailing
August 19, 2011
While the nail area of Diva A Nail Boutique in Fresno, Calif., serves as the hub of the business, the salon’s retail boutique accounts for 80% of its revenue.
Keywords: boutique nail salon retail merchandising retailing salon profiles
June 15, 2011
Action Bag is a family business, started in 1980 by my mother Marie Gebbie. I am committed to the same work ethic and values today.
Keywords: Action Bag Company retail merchandising retailing
May 24, 2011
Jill Wilson shares what she learned in a new CD set titled “Building a Nail Department, featuring the Nail Associate Program.”
Keywords: business building retailing