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December

The Art of Business

Dec 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
Operating two or more locations is complicated, so it's important to have clearly defined systems in place. Philip Pelusi Develop a thorough business plan. Factor in costs...
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Bright Idea

Dec 01 2008 | By Grace Bahk
MIKI WRIGHT, founder of Beauty SuperStars and owner of Fabulous Finishes Salon and Day Spa in Silver Spring, MD, knows how to keep clients in her chairs despite today's economic climate...
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Web Browser

Dec 01 2008 | By Grace Bahk
Logics' newly redesigned Web site, logicshair.com, is an artist's playground with a decidedly different feel than other professional brand sites. The company chose to forgo conventional...
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It's in the Cards

Dec 01 2008 | By Grace Bahk
Bryan Nunes, owner of Blo Salon in Raleigh, NC, says that paying for a professional designer to make his card was the best money he's spent on his business to date. Because the salon's name...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Dec 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Referred to as "The City of Murals" for the more than 25 murals found in the downtown area, Steubenville, Ohio, is known for its steel and manufacturing economy and for its historic...
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Southern Hospitality

Dec 01 2008 | By Grace Bahk
Just in time for its 20th anniversary, José Luis Salon in Austin, Texas, unveiled its redesigned, 4,000-square-foot space. The bright, contemporary interior hints at 1940s Hollywood...
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In the Company of Women

Dec 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
When my good friends Ann Mincey and Mary Wilson invited me to Destination Rejuvenation, a three-day retreat to rejuvenate mind, body and spirit, I jumped at the chance. Ann and Mary...
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The Big Chill

Dec 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
As temperatures drop and skin becomes drier, it is even more important for you to recommend products to your clients that hydrate, protect and nourish the skin. "This is the time that...
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A Very Good Year

Dec 01 2007 | By Marianne Dougherty
One of my first initiatives as editor in chief of American Salon was to completely redesign the magazine. The last time we'd done so was in 1997, so it seemed like a good time to take a look...
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Better Business

Dec 01 2007 | By American Salon Staff
My Brilliant Career Q Is there a secret to networking? I've learned to be assertive without being aggressive. There's a difference. I always ask for a business card, then...
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