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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
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 Sep 01, 2009
It was somewhere between the time he spent serving as Vidal Sassoon's general manager and acquiring more than 300 salons across Europe that Leon Alexander realized the majority of salons approach retail sales the wrong way. In 2006, armed with a Ph.D. in behavioral psychology and more than 40 years of experience in the
on Sep 01, 2009
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