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2008

Room for Improvement

Dec 01 2008 | By Kelley Donahue
David Bickle, owner of The David Salon in Costa Mesa, CA, knows firsthand that owning a successful salon is a journey, and that the learning process never ends. Over the years, he's doubled...
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Our Town

Dec 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
1. Salon High Gloss A cross between "Hollywood regency and schizophrenic glamour" is how Salon High Gloss owner Robert Ross describes his salon. Black and white are the...
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Intelligent Design

Dec 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
While each element of a salon, from the reception desk to the pedicure area, is essential to the overall aesthetic, adding unique details can really elevate the space. "Finishes truly...
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Beauty Lab

Dec 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
1. SQUEAKY CLEAN Cowshed Cowlick Gentle Shampoo contains essential oils of revitalizing lavender and lemon and scalp-soothing carrot seed. Cowshed products are free of parabens,...
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Show and Tell

Dec 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
The Pavilion, a division of the Nailco Group, just opened the first Raquel Welch Wig & Styling Showroom in the United States. Located in Farmington Hills, MI, the showroom, a proud...
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Events in the Industry, Benefits and Awards

Dec 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
Color Them Winners More than 1,300 color professionals from five continents vied for top honors in the Goldwell Trend Zoom Color Challenge 2008 in Valencia, Spain, in October. The...
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Buyer's Guide

Dec 01 2008 | By Brett Vinovich
If you want to understand why your clients gravitate toward one brand over another, pick up the new book by Martin Lindstrom called Buy.ology: Truth and Lies About Why We Buy (Doubleday...
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The Art of Business

Dec 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
Operating two or more locations is complicated, so it's important to have clearly defined systems in place. Philip Pelusi Develop a thorough business plan. Factor in costs...
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Good Looks...With Class

Nov 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
Beach bums beware: San Diego is getting a dose of London style with Saco's new hair salon and school. The company, which has locations in London and Montreal, opened its first U.S. outpost...
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Our Town

Nov 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
1. Reaction Salon Having a well-defined vision—and the discipline to go after that vision—is what Reaction owner and business director Jeff Hankins believes makes...
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