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Hands Off My Polish: Beware the Shoplifter

Did you know health and beauty care items top the list of shoplifted goods, according to a survey from the Food Marketing Institute? And it’s not just your retail shelves that present an enticing target to shoplifters.

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Credit Card Protection for Salons

If you allow clients to pay with credit cards at your salon, there are some things you need to be aware of to protect yourself from becoming involved in a credit card fraud scam.

Shootout in Brooklyn Nail Salon

On Saturday Ferris Jones, a female off-duty police officer, was getting her hair done at Sabine’s Hallway, a hair and nail salon in Brooklyn, when a 19-year-old came in brandishing a gun and attempting to rob

“Modern-Day Slavery” Alleged at Two Pennsylvania Nail Salons

From sometime in 2000 through August 2008, Lynda Dieu Phan and Duc Cao Nguyen, both of New Cumberland, Pa, and Justin Phan, of Tennessee, conspired for Lynda Dieu Phan to travel to Vietnam to recruit victims to work in her York, Pa.-area nail salons, according to a federal indictment released last week.

Stop That Thief: Preventing Crime In Your Salon

Beauty salons are no strangers to robberies and thefts, if recent headlines are any indication. Avoid making your business a target by safeguarding your salon, your employees — and yourself.

Salon Security

Johnston County, N.C.; Uniondale, N.Y; Savannah, Ga.; Brea, Calif.; Shreveport, La.; Rockville, Md … State and federal agencies don’t have any statistics on the number of beauty salons robbed each year; but newspaper headlines from the past year show it can happen in any salon, anywhere. Make sure it doesn’t happen in yours.

Stop, Thief!

What to do if you’re robbed and how to prevent it from happening in the first place.

Who Pays for Licensing Fraud?

Crime may not pay, but beauty professionals do when people cheat at getting a license, or just work without one. What’s the cost? Increased licensing fees, more rigorous application processes, and a damaged reputation for the entire industry.

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