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Bright Idea

Nov 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
MALYNDA VIGLIOTTI, owner of Boom Boom Beauty Bar in Manhattan, attracts new customers—and keeps her appointment book full—with Lifebooker, a new online concierge. Here's how it works: Consumers...
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Curl Talk

Oct 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
The saying "people always want what they don't have" frequently rings true when it comes to hair. Straight-haired clients often long for luscious curls, while curly-haired clients pay big bucks to...
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The Art of Business

Oct 01 2008 | By American Salon Staff
Quite often we choose a location because the rent is cheap, we can get into a salon that is going out of business, or we're taking over an existing salon. For the most part these are not the right...
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Intelligent Design

Oct 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
Lydia Sarfati, founder and president of Repêchage, collaborated with Belvedere on a new line of spa furniture designed to promote facial services and, subsequently, increase the bottom...
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Profound Idea

Oct 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
"At Profound Beauty, we have a commitment to raising the performance of individual salons, not just to selling bottles," says Anne Hogan, the company's vice president of marketing. In an effort to...
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In With a Bang

Oct 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
When Adrienne Rogers and her husband, Carlos, decided to leave New York and open their own salon in Philadelphia, they opted for a location with a built-in looks-conscious clientele: a new...
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Bright Idea

Oct 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
NICK ARROJO, owner of Arrojo Studio in Manhattan and stylist on TLC's What Not to Wear, keeps his staff motivated by running regular competitions. The ongoing priority-booking list contest rewards...
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Signature Service

Oct 01 2008 | By Alissa Piccione
Talk about good service: At Miami's Gansevoort South hotel, a team of stylists from the in-house CUTLER SOUTH SALON provides complimentary hair-conditioning treatments for guests lounging by the...
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Green Luxury

Oct 01 2008 | By Alissa Piccione
Complexions Spa for Beauty and Wellness in Albany, NY, is embarking on a new journey toward minimizing its environmental impact and is taking guests along for the ride. Manicures, pedicures...
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Our Town

Oct 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
  1. Seasons Spa and Salon   At Seasons Spa and Salon, it's the quality of services, as well as the little personal touches, that keep customers coming back. Whether it's an extra...
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