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Big Fish, Small Pond

Jul 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Originally inhabited by Native Americans, Saginaw, MI, was given its name by the Ojibwe tribe, who drove out the area's earlier inhabitants, the Sauk (the word saginaw is believed to mean "where...
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Intelligent Design

Jul 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
HANDY WORK Even the most beautiful salons often have boring manicure areas. While good service is essential to keeping clients loyal, great design can get them in...
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Retail Therapy

Jul 01 2009 | By Rachel Aguiar
 GAME PLAN   Three-13 Salon, Spa & Boutique's retail strategy involves product focus—and a little friendly competition. When Three-13 Salon, Spa & Boutique first...
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Tech Savvy

Jul 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
MODE SALON Microsoft workers can now easily go from geek to chic with the opening of Mode Organic Salon at the company's Redmond, WA, headquarters. The first beauty...
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Our Town

Jul 01 2009 | By Nicole Palmieri
Columbus, Ohio, known as The Discovery City, is home to several large colleges and universities, popular retail stores and restaurants and hip salons. Nicole Palmieri found four that help clients...
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Bright Idea

Jul 01 2009 | By Lori Morris
GARY LAMBERT, owner of an eponymous Aveda salon in Winter Park, FL, is using social media to fill his appointment book. His team created a Gary Lambert Salon Twitter account to post salon news and...
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Boy's Club

Jul 01 2009 | By Rachel Aguiar
John Allan is the quintessential New York guy. He has the clothes, the accent—not to mention four members-only men's salons in Manhattan. So why has the male grooming pioneer opened a club in...
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Web Browser

Jul 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
 SOCIAL SITE   Arrojo Studio aims to bring stylists together with its re-launched education site. Arrojo Studio has taken advantage of the many advances in social networking...
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Looking on the Bright Side

Jun 01 2009 | By Lotus Abrams
Like many U.S. salons, the Paris Parker group of salons and spas in Southeast Louisiana has seen a decrease in service sales, with many customers choosing to wait an extra four to six weeks between...
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Retail Therapy

Jun 01 2009 | By American Salon Staff
Taking over an existing salon can be challenging, but Sam Brocato and his wife, Holly, who purchased Oscar and Wendy Bond's Manhattan salon last summer, are off to a promising start with the new Sam...
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