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American International Industries Acquires Spilo

The acquisition encompasses the entire Spilo family of brands which include ColorMode, Master Barber, Mehaz Professional, Rubis of Switzerland, ToolWorx and many others.

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Redken Names Trunzo New AVP

Redken has named Gino Trunzo as their new assistant vice president of business development with Redken & Pureology. 

CIDESCO Extends Free Membership Offer to 2018

CIDESCO will continue to offer free membership for 2018 to salons and spas that meet the association's entry and inspection requirements. 

The Nail Hub Podcast: Advancement

In this episode of The Nail Hub Podcast, Elizabeth Morris asks "Are we proud of what we've achieved? Is what we're doing driving us forward? Is our industry becoming oversimplified in a way that is detrimental to our advancement?"

Beauty Jobs Still Hard To Fill

If you’re finding it tough to staff your salon with qualified professionals, you’re not alone.

Suzie Moskal Does IBS Las Vegas

What are YouTube nail superstar Susan Moskal’s impressions of IBS Las Vegas? The favorite personality behind Nail Career Education reveals the fun of this long-running beauty show through a first-timers’ eyes.

NAILS Parent Company Buys Modern Salon Media

Bobit Business Media, publisher of NAILS Magazine and VietSALON, has acquired the assets of Modern Salon Media from Vance Publishing Corp.

23 Connecticut nail salons shut down, accused of underpaying employees

Nearly two-dozen Connecticut nail salons were forced to shut down for a day, accused of underpaying employees. You Might Also Like: Nail Salon Scrutiny Update: New York and Connecticut Nail Salon Industry Statistics and Resources

Nail Salon Scrutiny Update: New York and Connecticut

Nail salons in New York are bracing for a new law that will require all salons to be bonded by October 6, 2015. Meanwhile, state board inspectors in Connecticut conducted a blitz of inspections this month, resulting in a significant number of closures for noncompliance.

Improving Our Industry: Lessons from the New York Nail Salon Scrutiny

Why it’s important ­— and conscientious — for everyone in the nail business to know their state legislation and employee labor laws.