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on Nov 01, 2008
As the holiday season approaches, now is the time to think about how to increase your retail sales profits. Salon software programs offer a range of features that can help. Floydware's Rosy, for example, offers a Suggestive Selling feature that the company claims increases sales by an average of 18 percent. The
on Nov 01, 2008
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 visiting lifebooker.com can book appointments at various beauty locations, often at a deep discount. Every
on Oct 01, 2008
With the holidays fast approaching, now's the time to make sure your salon is ready to meet the demand for gift card purchases. Salon software makes it easy to sell gift cards, track usage and process transactions. A mere swipe through a card reader is all it takes to load value onto cards that have a
on Oct 01, 2008
SIMPLY DIVINE The internationally renowned Servilles group from Auckland, New Zealand (six hair salons, four concept barber shops and a state-of-the-art academy), is predicting beautiful, uncomplicated styles this season. Founder Paul Serville says of the cuts in their latest collection,
on Oct 01, 2008
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 stylists who get five booking requests from new clients or who sold more than $20 in retail products the previous

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