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Bright Idea

Nov 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
 Use Your Head   Understanding both the importance of client consultations and clients' busy schedules, the team at Cambridge, MA's new Plan B Salon has come up with a unique...
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Intelligent Design

Nov 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
 PLANNING AHEAD  If you're looking to design a new salon or even just rethink your existing space, you may find yourself a little overwhelmed by the process. After all, you're a salon...
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In the Cards

Nov 01 2009 | By Marianne Dougherty
Patrick Melville Salon in New York City takes full-service to a whole new level. Now, in addition to cuts and color, clients can schedule a reading with psychic consultant Vanessa on Thursday...
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Doctor's Orders

Nov 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Stylists at Hair by Bennie and Friends in Louisville, KY, have a new tool to help them recommend BennieFactor products for each client's needs: BennieFactor Professional Prescription...
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Southern Hospitality

Nov 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
MUSE SALON AND SPA Located in Alpharetta, GA, and opened four years ago, Muse Salon and Spa has become one of the most talked about beauty spots in the...
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A Formula for Success

Nov 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
In today's economy, women are looking for ways to extend the longevity of hair services, often visiting salons for cut and color appointments less frequently. A professional blow-out, however, can...
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The Science of Shopping

Nov 01 2009 | By Brett Vinovich
Paco Underhill is founder, CEO and president of Envirosell, a global research and consulting firm based in New York City. For more than 25 years, Underhill has been conducting research on the...
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Our Town

Nov 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Wichita, KS, known as the "Air Capital of the World" because of the number of aircraft corporations founded there, boasts more than 200 sunny days per year. Nicole Palmieri found four...
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My Brilliant Career

Oct 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
David Kinigson says he's the most famous hairdresser you've never heard of. Kinigson, who now goes by David K, recently opened The David K Space, a salon in West Palm Beach, FL, that is the...
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Retail Therapy

Oct 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
At 450 square feet, Tesoro Beauty Boutique in Douglas, AZ, is barely larger than a studio apartment, but the salon's small size does not translate into small sales. Owner Carlos Valenzuela has found...
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