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The Art of Business

Jul 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
An entrepreneur can be described as a person who is willing to take on a venture or enterprise and accept full responsibility for the outcome. As stylists, we are in a unique industry where we have...
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Boy's Club

Jul 01 2009 | By Rachel Aguiar
John Allan is the quintessential New York guy. He has the clothes, the accent—not to mention four members-only men's salons in Manhattan. So why has the male grooming pioneer opened a club in...
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Intelligent Design

Jul 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
HANDY WORK Even the most beautiful salons often have boring manicure areas. While good service is essential to keeping clients loyal, great design can get them in...
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Performance Art

Jul 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Neill Corporation Creative Director Michael Baker has just launched a new tool to help hairdressers create the best possible guest experience—5x5: The Stage, a video presentation on an...
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Signature Service

Jun 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
The new Healthy Scalp Treatment offered by Beverly Hills, CA-based TOM BROPHY SALON is formulated to cleanse, moisturize and nourish the scalp. "A healthy scalp is integral to overall hair...
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Retail Therapy

Jun 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
Taking over an existing salon can be challenging, but Sam Brocato and his wife, Holly, who purchased Oscar and Wendy Bond's Manhattan salon last summer, are off to a promising start with the new Sam...
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Taste of Italy

Jun 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
When conceiving of a theme for their new salon in Newtown, PA—The Capelli Shop—co-owners Joey Festa and Matt DiBartolo looked to their Italian heritage for some inspiration. They chose...
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Our Town

Jun 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Indianapolis, the largest city in the state of Indiana, is known for hosting numerous sporting events such as the Indianapolis 500. It's also home to many hair salons. Nicole Palmieri found...
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Intelligent Design

Jun 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
As the saying goes, appearance is everything, and that's especially important in a salon setting. An organized workstation, for example, is not only more visually appealing to those sitting...
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Bright Idea

Jun 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
PATRICK MCIVOR, owner of Patrick McIvor Color Studio in Bethlehem, PA, and Studio Two in Allentown, PA, has created a booklet called 50 Ideas That Make Your Hair Better, designed to bring in new...
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