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Capital Gains

May 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
TED GIBSON SALON When renowned celebrity stylist Ted Gibson decided to expand beyond his eponymous New York City salon, he eschewed typical choices like Los Angeles...
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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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The Art of Business

Apr 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
One of the first things I learned as a salon owner is that every stylist needs a road map for success. So how do we lead? How do we establish benchmarks for them in all aspects of technical...
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Bright Idea

Apr 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
EVA SCRIVO, the owner of two eponymous Manhattan salons, rewarded her top 200 clients by offering them the chance to become one of 100 VIP members, with a choice of Golden Curl or...
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Web Browser

Apr 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
When Pureology discovered from its market research that 63 percent of Americans use the Internet to search for products and 61 percent use it to visit a brand, the company decided to...
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It's in the Cards

Apr 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
To keep her eco-friendly brand consistent and memorable, Ana Kitova, owner of Luxe in Lancaster, PA, sought the expertise of graphic Web designer Melissa Tritt to help with the business card...
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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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