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2009

Retail Therapy

May 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
RAISING RETAIL Retail sales play an important part in the Blo Salon experience. The award-winning Blo Salon, located in Raleigh, NC, attributes...
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Intelligent Design

May 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
RETHINKING RETAIL While retail is an important component of every salon's revenue stream, many business owners rely on old methods of selling instead of embracing...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

May 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Williamsville, NY, named after Jonas Williams, an early settler to the village, is considered one of the wealthiest suburbs of Buffalo. In addition to historical landmarks and trendy...
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Our Town

Apr 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
1. Freya Freya is owned by seven hairstylists and co-workers who decided they wanted to open a hair salon that had the comfortable and welcoming feel of a tight-knit...
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Intelligent Design

Apr 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
Despite the recession, it's important to keep your salon looking fresh, says Theresa Ciarlone, a sales design consultant and interior designer for Belvedere. "Minimal topical changes don't...
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Beauty Lab

Apr 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
1. CHOCOLATE FIX Chocolate lovers will find Issimo International's Relax! Swiss Chocolate Mousse Body Moisturizer highly addictive. It contains shea butter and cocoa...
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On the Go Education

Apr 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
New York City's Arrojo Studio has tapped into cutting-edge technology to offer stylists education in the palm of their hands with Downloads, mobile downloadable videos. The program allows...
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My Chemical Romance

Apr 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
AVEDA ANTOINETTE BEENDERS, VICE PRESIDENT CREATIVE DIRECTOR The company's latest collection, Prism, is designed to catch the light and refract a rainbow of...
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Beauty in Foreclosure?

Apr 01 2009 | By Brett Vinovich
For as long as I've been in this industry, the word on the street has been that beauty is recession-proof. The conventional wisdom is that in an economic downturn, people might put off...
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The Art of Business

Apr 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
One of the first things I learned as a salon owner is that every stylist needs a road map for success. So how do we lead? How do we establish benchmarks for them in all aspects of technical...
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