January 1, 2006
Enhancing your windows does not have to be an expensive or time-consuming ordeal. With a little imagination, you can really make your front window stand out. Use this monthly planner with plenty of practical tips to get you going.
Keywords: advertising/promotions holiday decorating holidays salon decor/design
July 1, 2005
If your pedicures are blissful for the client, but a bit of a logistical headache for you, you need to retool. Here are some common problems and creative solutions to your pedi-room quandaries.
Keywords: customer service ergonomics inventory management pedicures
July 1, 2005
Not for the faint of heart, remaking your salon interior is always an exercise in creativity and practicality. Whether a coat of paint is all you need, or major construction is in order, the goal is a marriage of beauty and function. Here, four salon owners give us the details on what they did to transform “before” looks into perfect “afters.”
May 1, 2005
A new breed of nail salons is popping up in trendy neighborhoods across the country. Offering great services at affordable prices is the key business strategy for owners of these boutique nail salons. And consumers are undeniably drawn to these hip locations. What could be better than reasonably priced cuteness?
Keywords: boutique nail salon salon decor/design
February 1, 2005
Whether it’s revamping your current location or conquering uncharted territory in a new salon, how well you prepare for the renovation could be the difference between high hopes or high stress. While the most exciting part may be seeing it all come together, the most important part is done before you ever lift a finger.
Keywords: business keeping your business competitive salon decor/design
February 1, 2003
Caught between high-volume discount salons and high-end mega-spas? Rather than try to win by their rules, write your own rules geared to a more narrow and tailored clientele and create your own niche.
Keywords: boutique nail salon elderly clients men's services natural nail care opening a new salon
July 1, 2001
Each area in the Greenhouse Day Spa's Suites features upholstered seating a miniature TV set, and a whirlpool bath enabling clients to receive both treatments in the same spot.
Keywords: alternative salons salon suites
July 1, 2001
Designing a workstation setup that’s simple and pleasing to the eye can set the tone for creating a spa-like atmosphere.
Keywords: Cuccio Naturale Tony Cuccio workstations
April 1, 2001
“A simple coat of paint or a new seating arrangement will give your salon a new look for spring,” advises Rom Provenzana, owner of Illinois-based Zano Salons. He offers these spring-cleaning tips to spruce up your salon without breaking you budget.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon furnishings
August 1, 1999
Nail technicians work in all types of spaces, from the home- based, one-table salon to the upscale day spa, and everything in between. No matter what type of salon you own or work in, there is always room for design improvement.
Keywords: small salon design
March 1, 1999
Can you use an extra $300 a month? We’ve talked to salon owners whose purchase-provoking polish displays have earned them a 30%-40% increase in their profits. No matter what your budget there’s a polish retailing solution for your business.
Keywords: Colorpops point of purchase displays polish displays retail displays retailing
October 1, 1995
A festive look for your salon around the holidays can bring good cheer and delight to clients and nail technicians alike. Its unexpected results can have you twinkle-toed all the way to the bank, too.
Keywords: holiday decorating holiday retailing holidays salon decor/design seasonal promotions
August 1, 1995
Enterprising nail technicians don't let tight spaces put the squeeze on their creative design flair.
Keywords: salon decor/design