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Intelligent Design

Aug 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
According to Michele Pelafas, a licensed salon and spa interior designer in Oak Brook, IL, it's important to keep the entire experience in mind when designing a pedicure area. Here, she...
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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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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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