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on Dec 01, 2009
If you think skill and creativity are the keys to running a successful salon, think again. Zachary Milardo, a business salon consultant with more than 25 years of industry experience as an editorial and celebrity hairstylist and salon owner, shares how to dramatically increase sales and cash flow in his new e-book, Secrets
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
The key to success in the beauty industry is mastering not only technical skills, but also interpersonal and organizational skills, says Arnold Zegarelli, distinguished hairstylist and educational director of Izzazu Salon in Pittsburgh. Zegarelli has developed Six Success Skills, an assessment he uses to help his staff
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

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