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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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It's in the Cards

Jul 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
California-based makeup artist and hairstylist Armando Sarabia recently updated his business cards to better reflect his services. Sarabia, who specializes in weddings, came up with the...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Jul 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Originally named Turkeytown due to the presence of wild turkeys in the area, New Providence, NJ, was renamed in 1759 when the balcony of a Presbyterian church collapsed without causing a...
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Color Connoisseur

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
ROBERT JAMES COLOR Haircuts aren't on the menu at Robert James Color, a new hair studio in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood devoted to haircolor, hair and scalp...
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Signature Service

Jul 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
Customers from all over the West Coast are heading to TEN PACHI SALON in Seattle to get a Digital Perm, a cousin of Japanese thermal reconditioning. During the treatment, hair is wrapped...
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At Your Service

Jul 01 2008 | By Rachel Aguiar
"It's all about the customer." You've probably heard this phrase many times. In fact, you may have centered your entire business philosophy on these words—but can the same be said...
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The Glamorous Life

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
EVA SCRIVO SALON SALON Injecting a shot of glamour into Manhattan's NoHo neighborhood, the new flagship home of the Eva Scrivo Salon opened in April, boasting a 3,...
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Our Town

Jul 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
1. Hair by Bennie and Friends When Hair by Bennie and Friends owner Bennie Pollard opened his salon 16 years ago, he chose an area of the city close to the downtown business...
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Design For Profit

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
When it comes to designing a salon, picking the color scheme and furniture is the exciting part, but it's still important to remember the bottom line, according to Kristin Chou, vice...
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My Brilliant Career

Jul 01 2008 | By Rachel Aguiar
Even when she was three years old, cutting her baby doll's hair in her hometown of Hickory, NC, Frances London DuBose knew that styling hair was her life. "It's the love of my life...
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