Business Articles

10 Challenges in the Nail Industry
What do you feel is the biggest problem in the industry and how would you change it? We asked top nail industry manufacturers this same question, and here’s what they had to say:1. “The biggest...
9 Tips from Top Industry Leaders
When looking for great business advice, what better place to go than our industry’s leaders? We talked to top executives at some of the most prominent nail companies and they spilled some of their...
8 Steps for Hiring the Right Staff
Small businesses across the country are hiring. According to a survey by American Express’ Small Business Network, nearly half (46%) of small business respondents reported that they plan to hire more...
7 Tips for Selling More Retail
Several of the industry’s top manufacturers shared their suggestions for techs who want to see more retail with Nailpro! Here’s what they said: “Techs sometimes see themselves as artists and don’t...
6 Ways to Promote Your Salon Without Bragging
There’s a fine line between self-promotion and bragging. According to business coach and author Barbara Pachter, “Bragging is obnoxious boasting, and people do it to let you know how great they think...
5 Keys to Productive Employees
You offer commissions, give Christmas bonuses, run sales contests – whatever it takes to keep your staff motivated. However, according to Managing People: A Practical Guide by Byron Lane, you’re...
Brew Up a Relaxing Beer Pedicure
As a competitive nail salon, you have to stay one step ahead of your competition. Start by offering creative, intriguing pedicure services. How about a beer pedicure? You heard us. Beer is not just...
15 Ways to Be a Good Leader in Your Salon
As a salon owner, you are the captain of your business! Here are 15 ways to practice effective leadership in the beauty industry and keep your nail salon running smoothly:1. Be there. Entrepreneurs...