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on Dec 01, 2009
The Guest Services Concierge The Guest Services Concierge System is a platinum-level perspective on how to attract new guests, retain current guests and create raving fans by learning how to bridge the activities of the front desk with the activities in the salon. Unlike a "receptionist," who
on Nov 01, 2009
A range of products that caught our eye this month 1. DISTINCTIVE DESIGN Each bottle of Mudlark M Luxe Luxurious Lotion, available in Classic Almond, Eucalyptus Aloe and Olive Blossom & Coriander fragrances, is packaged in a cardboard tube with several beautiful designs
on Oct 01, 2009
At 450 square feet, Tesoro Beauty Boutique in Douglas, AZ, is barely larger than a studio apartment, but the salon's small size does not translate into small sales. Owner Carlos Valenzuela has found success by offering not just products or services, but an experience where retail sales, which make up 40 percent of the
on Oct 01, 2009
David Kinigson says he's the most famous hairdresser you've never heard of. Kinigson, who now goes by David K, recently opened The David K Space, a salon in West Palm Beach, FL, that is the culmination of nearly 40 years in the beauty business. His journey here has not only been a long time coming, but it's included
on Oct 01, 2009
 Use Your Head   Gregg Gottschling, co-founder of thegiftcardcafe.com, a Web site that sells online gift certificates for salons and spas nationwide, says that almost half of all gift certificate sales occur during nonbusiness hours, which allows businesses to reach a new audience. For many salons and

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