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Intelligent Design

Aug 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
According to Michele Pelafas, a licensed salon and spa interior designer in Oak Brook, IL, it's important to keep the entire experience in mind when designing a pedicure area. Here, she...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Aug 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Located 20 minutes west of Hartford, CT, Unionville got its name because the corners of three surrounding towns united to form it. Another union was formed in the town when a hairstylist and...
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Eco-Conscious Business

Aug 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Thinking of "going green" at your salon? Pick up a copy of Minding Your Business: Profits That Restore the Planet by Horst M. Rechelbacher (Earth Aware Editions, 2008), founder of Aveda and...
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Events in the Industry, Benefits and Awards

Aug 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
2008 Global Salon Business Awards Names Winners Star salon owners from around the globe who consistently demonstrate excellence in the day-to-day running of their businesses were honored...
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Rhythm of the Night

Aug 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
When coming up with a concept for the latest Juut location, which opened in September 2007, owner David Wagner took inspiration from the Edina, MN, space's previous life as a restaurant and bar...
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The Business of Birthdays

Aug 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Turn your neighbors' birthdays into profitable days for your salon business with Birthday Connections, a company that builds accurate mailing lists based on specific customer demographics...
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Beauty Lab

Aug 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
1. MAKING SCENTS The eco-friendly Flora fragrance diffuser from the new Hillhouse Naturals Living Green Collection releases a straight-from-the-garden aroma of lemon, lavender and...
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It's a Hard-Knock Life

Aug 01 2008 | By Brett Vinovich
To paraphrase Charles Dickens, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." He was talking about the French Revolution, of course, but he could have been talking about today's...
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Tech Support

Aug 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
From scheduling to tracking productivity, salon software makes employee management easy. When it comes to staff management, salon software is essential for keeping track of employees'...
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The Times They Were a changin'

Aug 01 2007 | By Brett Vinovich
This month's The Way We Were, sponsored by Matrix, covers the years 1960 to 1970. Looking through the archival issues from that era was an eye-opener for me. While the name Vidal Sassoon is...
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