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Better Business

Nov 01 2007 | By American Salon Staff
Q How do you stay ahead in a competitive market? I place great emphasis on personal attention and ensure that everyone from celebrities to first-time clients feels at home in...
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Better Business

Oct 01 2007 | By American Salon Staff
HASBLADY GUZMAN Q How did you go from stylist to salon owner? I started working at one of my mother's salons at 15, but I dreamt of opening my own salon so I began stashing away...
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Better Business

Sep 01 2007 | By American Salon Staff
Q How did you build a celebrity clientele? "When I came to America from Colombia, I became passionate about my work. One person told another person—this is how I started working...
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Better Business

Aug 01 2007 | By American Salon Staff
My Brilliant Career Q: What do you do to attract the burgeoning teen market to your salons? We've created eye-catching storefront window displays...
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Better Business

Jul 01 2007 | By American Salon Staff
Guys and Dolls Men and women receive equal treatment at San Francisco's new Barber Lounge salon and spa. South of Downtown in San Francisco's burgeoning SoMa...
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Better Business

Jun 01 2007 | By American Salon Staff
Growth Spurt After making a few changes to its modus operandi, Samuel Cole Salon in Raleigh, NC, doubled its size, and its business. After owning Samuel Cole...
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Moving on up

Jan 01 2006 | By Bonnie Gibbs
After 19 years in the same location, Anthony Marsalese realized his Birmingham, MI, salon had seen better days: Its '80s decor had lost its luster, and the 2,200-square-foot space was...
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Legally Bound

Dec 01 2005 | By Nancy Griffin
Like most businesses, salons are subject to a broad range of legal applications that must be enforced to ensure the safety of not only their clientele but also their employees, and their...
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