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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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It's in the Cards

Aug 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
With its earthy colored card stock and logo featuring barbed wire and a star, the business card from hairBerdasher in Hapeville, GA, echoes the salon's Southwestern decor, which incorporates...
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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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