October 1, 1997
Christopher Truong recently became an educator for OPI Products because he says many nail technicians need help with certain skills, especially when it comes to proper product application.
April 1, 1997
As competition increases, the gap between Asian salons and the rest of the industry is actually getting smaller. To keep their English-speaking clientele, Asian nail technicians are making efforts to learn the language and expand their salon services, while non-Asian salons are discovering the value of quick service and client convenience.
March 1, 1997
Asian immigrants opened up the world of professional nail care to new consumers, but they also triggered a steady decline of service prices. The long-term survival of the profession depends now on how well all nationalities can work together.
The nail industry is not the place it used to be: frankly, it's harder than ever to keep a business growing and competing in today's market, not just for salons, but for manufacturers, distributors, schools, and everyone else serving the professional nail salon industry.
January 1, 1995
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