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on Jun 01, 2009
Taking over an existing salon can be challenging, but Sam Brocato and his wife, Holly, who purchased Oscar and Wendy Bond's Manhattan salon last summer, are off to a promising start with the new Sam Brocato Salon. They have worked hard to build a trusting relationship with the salon's existing stylists and clients and are
on May 01, 2009
When Skin Deep Day Spa owner Susan Barbaglia designed her business cards, she opted for a green background, finding the color to be soothing and trendy, as well as representative of her spa's calming services. The four photos overlying the tranquil base color represent beauty and relaxation. Similarly, the clean,
on May 01, 2009
RAISING RETAIL Retail sales play an important part in the Blo Salon experience. The award-winning Blo Salon, located in Raleigh, NC, attributes around 30 percent of its profits to retail sales, signifying that the salon clearly employs an effective business model. "We
on May 01, 2009
Salons and spas across the country are taking advantage of a new way to save money, thanks to Integrity Payment Systems, a Redken business partner that has monitored credit card activity for salons and spas for six years. According to Integrity, more than 90 percent of salon owners are overpaying for their credit
on May 01, 2009
1. FLOWER POWER The new Floral Collection of bath and perfume products from Fruits & Passion is available in three timeless yet contemporary scents: Jasmin, Rose and Orchid.   2. WILD AT HEART Red Flower's Moisturizing Body Lotion is made with organic flowers, biodynamic honey