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Beauty Bus' New CEO Is On a Mission

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Ronda Wilkin, Beauty Bus CEO

"My grandfather had a terminal disease. We were prepared for the loss, says Ronda Wilkin, CEO of Beauty Bus Foundation. "However, six weeks before his death, my grandmother passed away from the stress of being the caregiver. Grandma never saw any of her grandchildren married or met any of her amazing 12 great-grandchildren. No one was ready for the cost of this disease to be both grandparents."

Tax Law Changes 2014

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Here's a roundup of tax law changes and how they'll affect your business this year.
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Tax Law Changes 2014

If you've been paying attention to the comings and goings in Washington, D.C. in recent years, you know that tax law changes have been a major—and often heated—topic of discussion. While federal lawmakers have yet to reach a so-called "grand bargain" that would involve substantive tax and entitlement reform, there still are a number of key tax law changes that will impact businesses in 2014. In fact, many of these changes are significant. The Internal Revenue Service estimates the total time required to comply with the new tax laws to be in excess of 1.1 million hours.

Behind the Scenes: Andis American Legacy Collection

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Behind the Scenes: And is American Legacy Collection

Get a sneak peak at Andis' new American Legacy Collection, and the before and after employee transformations that brought it all together.

Visit the April Beauty Store Business Digital Edition to read the full story!

[Image courtesy of Andis Co.]

Beauty and the Law: Taking a Swipe at Swipe Fees

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Beauty and the Law: Taking a Swipe at Swipe Fees

Swipe fees are relatively small charges that banks impose on every credit and debit card transaction. Considering how many credit and debit card purchases there are, swipe fees add up quickly for retailers, consumers and credit card companies. According to a 2013 study prepared for the Merchants Payments Coalition, “Americans made an estimated 25.4 billion credit card purchases in 2012 with a total value of $2.4 trillion.

Get The Look: The Modern Tease

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Get The Look: The Modern Tease

Volumized, teased hair isn't just a thing of the past. Check out these tips on how to modernize a classic look.

Visit the March Beauty Store Business Digital Edition to find out how to create the look!

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The Importance of a Plan

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No matter what size, everyone needs a business plan. Check out these tips on how to build—or revise—yours.
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The Importance of a Plan

One of the most overlooked management tools for small business owners is the business plan. Not only is it useful in helping business owners obtain needed capital, but it enables the owner to do some valuable "big picture" thinking regardless of whether additional outside capital is needed.

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