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"Today's leaders built their current industry relationships at high-level networking events held more than 10 years ago," points out Steve Sleeper, the executive director of the Professional Beauty Association...

Ada S. Polla

It is a generally accepted fact that retinoids/vitamin A derivatives are a (if not “the) gold standard ingredient in skin care in terms of antiaging. It is also a generally accepted truth that using retinoids can be...

Considering 401(k) Plans

Many beauty store owners believe that the terms "small business" and "401(k) plan" do not belong in the same sentence. The truth is that a 401(k) plan can be a great benefit for a business of any size. In fact, you...

Editor's note: For a new online rewards program that offers customers a fun incentive to shop and spread the word about your beauty store, see "Get in the...

In early 2014, Andis introduced the American Legacy Collection—an experimental marketing campaign utilizing several of its own employees as makeover models in an attempt to illustrate the variety of styles that can be...

Stop, Thief

Picture this: Someone runs into your store, grabs an armful of merchandise and exits through the front door into a waiting van. The vehicle speeds off before you have a chance to see the license plate. That scenario can...