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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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Catering to Curls

May 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
According to Christo, global artistic director and cofounder of Curlisto Systems, 60 to 70 percent of men and women have curly hair, but less than 15 percent of salons specialize in curly...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Apr 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Casper, WY, is located at the foot of the Casper Mountain, part of the Laramie Mountain Range. Although it is small by national standards, the town is a regional center for banking,...
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Exclusive Enclave

Apr 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
With his busy travel schedule (among other things, he tours with Madonna), stylist Andy Lecompte was originally skeptical about opening a namesake salon. When partner Leanne Citrone, whom he...
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Signature Service

Apr 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
Cashmere isn't just for sweaters and scarves anymore. At EIJI SALON in New York City, the new Cashmere Hair Treatment uses the same natural keratin fibers found in cashmere to leave hair...
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Retail Therapy

Apr 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
While most people go to the grocery store simply to pick up necessities for the week, Mark Goodman, the owner of The Hair-Designers in Hilton Head Island, SC, turns every trip to the...
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Shear Brilliance

Apr 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
When Dee Adames showed America her "shear genius" by winning the title on Bravo's TV series, it was clear she should take her passion and talent for hair artistry to the public. In December...
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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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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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