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Profound Idea

Oct 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
"At Profound Beauty, we have a commitment to raising the performance of individual salons, not just to selling bottles," says Anne Hogan, the company's vice president of marketing. In an...
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The Art of Business

Oct 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
Quite often we choose a location because the rent is cheap, we can get into a salon that is going out of business, or we're taking over an existing salon. For the most part these are not the...
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Tech Support

Oct 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
With the holidays fast approaching, now's the time to make sure your salon is ready to meet the demand for gift card purchases. Salon software makes it easy to sell gift cards, track usage...
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Bright Idea

Oct 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
NICK ARROJO, owner of Arrojo Studio in Manhattan and stylist on TLC's What Not to Wear, keeps his staff motivated by running regular competitions. The ongoing priority-booking list...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Oct 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
The birthplace of several notable figures, such as writer Ernest Hemingway, actor Bob Newhart and McDonald's founder Ray Kroc, Oak Park, IL, is a suburb of Chicago known for its...
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Intelligent Design

Oct 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
Lydia Sarfati, founder and president of Repêchage, collaborated with Belvedere on a new line of spa furniture designed to promote facial services and, subsequently, increase the bottom...
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Perfect Match

Sep 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Choosing software for your salon is about more than comparing the features each program offers. Here, a few additional things to consider. Pricing structure. Companies like Harms Software...
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It's in the Cards

Sep 01 2008 | By Alissa Piccione
Yves Durif, stylist and owner of the Yves Durif Salon in New York City, instructed Jennifer Elsner from the David Shields Studio to create a business card with a sense of humor. The prize-...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Sep 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Novato, CA, is home to the Buck Institute for Age Research, The Republic of Tea and the birthplace of Battlebots. It is also home to NH2 Salon, where locals receive the royal treatment....
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Flying High

Sep 01 2008 | By Alissa Piccione
Butterfly Studio Salon, located in New York City, was founded by Kattia Solano in a Midtown loft seven years ago. At first Solano was living in the loft too, but that didn't last for long....
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