January 1, 2008
Here are some links to articles and resources relating to the Vietnamese nail industry in the U.S.
Keywords: trends Vietnamese salon industry VietSALON
November 1, 2007
In this travel journal, former NAILS associate editor Jayna Rust goes to Asia. From China to South Korea, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia, she finds nail services everywhere (and happily tries them all out in order to report back to you).
Keywords: CND international LCN nail art OPI products
August 1, 2007
Cyndy Drummey tackles a few industry sacred cows in this award-winning editorial.
Keywords: autoclaves licensing salon sanitation tradeshows Vietnamese salon industry
March 1, 2007
The new mayor of one of the country's largest Vietnamese immigrant communities says he's proud to serve the nail community with VietSALON as well as the work on the city council.
Keywords: Tri Ta Vietnamese salon industry
March 1, 2007
The question I throw out isn’t why aren’t Vietnamese salons doing more to improve their sanitation practices, but why isn’t the industry doing more to make compliance more practical? I
Keywords: industry research Vietnamese salon industry
March 1, 2007
In an industry first, NAILS Magazine and VietSALON surveyed Vietnamese salons and nail technicians and have developed a new understanding of what makes this market segment different - and what makes it not different at all.
Keywords: industry research Vietnamese salon industry VietSALON
July 1, 2006
You can use your power for the benefit of the industry or you can squander it if you let others talk for you. You DO have power. Discover it and use it wisely.
Keywords: self-esteem state licensing Vietnamese salon industry
March 1, 2006
Why do so many Vietnamese immigrants choose the nail industry as a profession? How did it all start? And what is the future of the nail industry based on the growth of a single ethnic group?
Keywords: As I See It Vietnamese salon industry
March 1, 2006
The Fall of Saigon brought a wave of Vietnamese immigrants to the U.S. who ultimately helped build today's booming nail industry.
Keywords: Charlie Ton discount salons Misa Cosmetics Odyssey Regal Nails
May 1, 2004
Pedicure services have already become a staple in the salon. Now, a new trend is pushing pedicures to the forefront of many businesses, and Asian entrepreneurs are leading the way.
Keywords: discount salons pedicure equipment pedicure spas pedicures Vietnamese salon industry
July 1, 1998
The term “discount salon” used to mean a salon whose service prices were less than 50% of the national average, but the term no longer has the same meaning.
Keywords: discount salons Vietnamese salon industry
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.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes competitions OPI products salon chains Top 25 Competitors
September 1, 1997
The nail industry is beginning to understand the dangers of methyl methacrylate. But more nail technicians need to take action.
Keywords: chemical safety Doug Schoon MMA Nail Manufacturers Council Vietnamese salon industry
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.
Keywords: discount salons international keeping your business competitive licensing promoting your services
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.
Keywords: Vietnamese salon industry