July 1, 2004
Have you ever wondered who the person is attached to the voice on the other end of the telephone when you call a manufacturer for technical support? Meet four manufacturer’s educators and learn what a typical day is like.
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May 1, 2002
The industry, and I personally, lost a dear friend recently when NAILS sales rep Helen Vanegas died.
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March 1, 2001
Baby boomers turning 50 and older Americans are redefining aging. Appeal to them as clients by target marketing, customizing services, and understanding their concerns.
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April 1, 1999
When Lonardo, who is based out of North Providence, R.I., first embarked on her career in the beauty industry, she wanted to become a hairstylist, which required some training in nails.
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April 1, 1999
Removing excess cuticle growth is an essential part of any nail service, Nail technicians have their own preferences as far as what implements and products to use for removing unsightly growth.
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November 1, 1998
Light-activated gel systems have been revamped for the healthy, odor-free environment of the 90s.
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November 1, 1998
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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.
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February 1, 1996
Beauty superstores such as Ulta3 specialize in selling the products used by professionals, rather than the services offered by them. By doing so, these retail stores/salons have taken retailing to new heights.
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December 1, 1995
Consumer advertising by professional manufacturers is bringing welcome attention -- and credibility -- to salon brands.
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March 1, 1993
A behind the scenes look at how products are developed.
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February 1, 1993
Owners put as much thought into finding a name for their companies as parents do for their children. People, songs, and dreams provide inspiration.
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January 1, 1991
Today's gel systems combine flexibility, strength, and plenty of profit potential
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April 1, 1987
Star’s goal, according to Tony Cuccio, is to continue to save manicurists money with the best professional products in professional packages.
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