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Our Town

Sep 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
1. Landis Salon All clients who enter Landis Salon receive a consultation prior to their service. They also receive a number of complimentary add-ons that enhance their visit...
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Protecting the Planet

Sep 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
Many think that creating an eco-chic salon can be challenging, but it's never been easier, thanks to a global demand for more environmentally friendly materials that is driving prices down...
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My Brilliant Career

Sep 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
When Ouidad Wise used to play with her mom's curly hair as a child in Lebanon, she developed a passion for both shaping curls and for making people feel good by helping them look good. Now,...
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Service Secrets

Sep 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Owners of both small and franchise salons can learn how corporate giants like The Walt Disney Company and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, which each have thousands of employees, are able to...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Aug 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Located 20 minutes west of Hartford, CT, Unionville got its name because the corners of three surrounding towns united to form it. Another union was formed in the town when a hairstylist and...
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Eco-Conscious Business

Aug 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Thinking of "going green" at your salon? Pick up a copy of Minding Your Business: Profits That Restore the Planet by Horst M. Rechelbacher (Earth Aware Editions, 2008), founder of Aveda and...
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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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Tech Support

Aug 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
From scheduling to tracking productivity, salon software makes employee management easy. When it comes to staff management, salon software is essential for keeping track of employees'...
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Mixing Business With Pleasure

Aug 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
At Mario Diab Salon in New York City's trendy SoHo neighborhood, busy professionals can multitask. The salon's Color Lounge has a conference table and Wi-Fi access for conducting meetings...
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Our Town

Aug 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
1. Mango Salon While customer service is a top priority at Mango Salon, attracting and retaining the salon's staff is also a huge focus. "Both our business model and our...
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