June 19, 2013
At Royal Beauty Careers in South Houston, Texas, pupils take a hard 3-D look at what goes into opening a nail salon.
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June 28, 2012
Essie opened its first flagship salon this month, inside of Samuel Shriqui Salon in New York (35 E 65th St.). This video shows NBC's Jane Hansen visiting the salon.
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August 19, 2011
As opening hip but affordable nail salons becomes a trend, this NYC business has some innovative ideas.
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November 22, 2010
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You spend the bulk of your day sitting behind it, so you may as well find one that’s functional, beautiful, and versatile. Here are 14 of the latest designs.
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August 1, 2010
Orchard Nails opened in Corona, Calif., when the economy was at its worst, but co-owner Thomas Irwin says this meant the salon had “nowhere to go but up.”
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March 1, 2010
When Shauni Kelly was creating Hot Heads Barbershop and Cool Claws Nails in Albuquerque, N.M., she wanted to take the “rock star pedicure” service to the extreme — by tying the entire pedicure room decor into the “rock star” theme.
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November 1, 2009
Current and former salon owners share their personal insights on the things they would go back and change, if only they could.
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October 1, 2009
In designing the spa and lounge, Dunlap went for chic simplicity and clean lines. She wanted a place where girlfriends could congregate.
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June 1, 2009
Let's Do Launch: Creating a memorable opening for your nail salon requires intensive planning, organizational skills, and marketing savvy.
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March 1, 2009
Julie Nguyen, owner and founder of Blu Water Day Spa, has plenty of experience in the beauty industry. Coming to the United States when she was 16 and building on the beauty training she received in Vietnam, she worked in hair, then nails and cosmetics, and was quickly able to purchase her own salon.
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October 1, 2008
Managing Editor Sree Roy says, " As a new resident of Long Beach’s Belmont Shore neighborhood, I’m frequently asked for my nail salon recommendation. I'm happy to say I finally have an answer."
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March 1, 2008
A name is the first impression a salon makes on a client, and every name (no matter how clever or generic) says something about that salon. Some names are spontaneous acts of inspiration, while others are mulled over for months on end between family and friends. But every owner feels some sort of bond with her own salon’s name, and each has a story about how it came about.
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January 1, 2007
Opening your first salon can be the most exciting time of your life — but it can also be the most challenging. Robbie Schaeffer lets you in on the trials and tribulations of opening Rob|b: An OPI Concept Salon.
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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.
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