Topic : sustainable business

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Bigger Isn't Always Better

March 23, 2012  | News

Nail polish can sometimes go to waste if the entire bottle isn't utilized in time. However, Cosmopolitan, in its March 2012 issue, has a solution to this problem. 

Keywords: OPI Products   sustainable business  

The Pricing Problem

March 1, 2010  | Article

Part art, part science, pricing your services is one of the most important and delicate tasks you’ll undertake in the salon. And no two salon owners approach it quite the same. We asked readers: How do you decide how much to charge for a particular service?

Keywords: add-on services   business   economy   keeping your business competitive   money  

On My Mind: What Is Your Stimulus Package?

May 1, 2009  | Article

It might be time to offer a short term "stimulus package" to keep your clients' business in this uncertain economy.

Keywords: keeping your business competitive   marketing/promotions   On My Mind   sustainable business  

Boosting Morale In A Sagging Economy

March 1, 2009  | Article

The news is reporting layoffs, bailouts, and an unstable world market.  Clients are murmuring about tight budgets and personal cutbacks.  With the air heavy with dread, nail techs should focus on their psyche and their systems.

Keywords: economy   keeping your business competitive   reader surveys   sustainable business  

On My Mind: Are Nail Services Endangered Treatments?

March 1, 2009  | Article

Nail salon techs need to be flexible and stay positive in order to survive in today's economic climate.

Keywords: economy   keeping your business competitive   On My Mind   sustainable business  

Are You Really Ready to Open Your Own Salon?

February 1, 2009  | Article

If you think salon ownership is easy, take this quiz before you make the leap.

Keywords: opening a new salon   owner issues   reader surveys   sustainable business  

Bank Turn You Down for a Loan? Try On Deck Capital

December 1, 2008  | Article

On Deck Capital awards loans based upon business performance and cash flow, instead of relying solely on the personal credit history of the business owner.

Keywords: money   salon finances   sustainable business  

The 7% Solution

October 1, 2008  | Article

When choosing professional products to use in your services, the product cost for each service should amount to approximately 7% of the service price.

Keywords: service pricing   sustainable business  

Reach Out to Your Instructors

July 1, 2008  | Article

Salon success handbook advises it is important to develop a working relationship with trainers in the industry.

Keywords: books   business tools   keeping your business competitive   sustainable business  

Come Back Here

May 1, 2008  | Article

 It costs a lot more to gain a new client than to keep an old one.

Keywords: client retention   gift certificates   marketing/promotions   sustainable business  

Go Green Light [17 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Salon’s Carbon Footprint]

April 1, 2008  | Article

Think you can’t go green with your salon? Think again. The trendy “green lite” movement takes environmentalism to a do-able level, providing you with small — but effective — ways to do your part in helping the environment.

Keywords: eco-conscious products   energy efficient products   environmentally friendly salons   green products   green salons  

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The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.

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