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It's in the Cards

Jul 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
California-based makeup artist and hairstylist Armando Sarabia recently updated his business cards to better reflect his services. Sarabia, who specializes in weddings, came up with the concept for...
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Design For Profit

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
When it comes to designing a salon, picking the color scheme and furniture is the exciting part, but it's still important to remember the bottom line, according to Kristin Chou, vice president of...
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Color Connoisseur

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
  ROBERT JAMES COLOR   Haircuts aren't on the menu at Robert James Color, a new hair studio in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood devoted to haircolor, hair and scalp treatments...
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Showtime

Jul 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Eugene Perma Paris is offering salons a fresh way to keep their clients entertained while they get a haircut: SoChicTV, a new video magazine system available exclusively at salons that carry...
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Signature Service

Jul 01 2008 | By Lori Morris
Customers from all over the West Coast are heading to TEN PACHI SALON in Seattle to get a Digital Perm, a cousin of Japanese thermal reconditioning. During the treatment, hair is wrapped around...
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Promotion for Pennies

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
Don't have the budget to hire a marketing or public relations expert to promote your salon? Do it yourself by tapping into your creativity instead of your savings account, says Debbi Kickham, co-...
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At Your Service

Jul 01 2008 | By Rachel Aguiar
"It's all about the customer." You've probably heard this phrase many times. In fact, you may have centered your entire business philosophy on these words—but can the same be said about your Web site...
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Members Only

Jul 01 2008 | By Lotus Abrams
One of the best ways to attain a devoted clientele is to start a loyalty or membership program to reward clients for purchasing retail products, completing service visits, referring new clients, or...
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Our Town

Jul 01 2008 | By Marianne Dougherty
  1. Hair by Bennie and Friends   When Hair by Bennie and Friends owner Bennie Pollard opened his salon 16 years ago, he chose an area of the city close to the downtown business...
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Big Fish, Small Pond

Jul 01 2008 | By Nicole Palmieri
Originally named Turkeytown due to the presence of wild turkeys in the area, New Providence, NJ, was renamed in 1759 when the balcony of a Presbyterian church collapsed without causing a single...
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