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Table of Contents:

September 2006

Business Articles

A New Slant Salon Hair Care

By: Karen A. Newman

Effective Sampling Strengthens Brands

New Marketing Techniques—Changing the Game

By: Donna C. Barson

Innovating Efficient Collaboration

By: Jeff Falk

Better (and Cheaper) in the Short Run

By: Bob Scherer

Motivation by Career Development: Part II

By: James M. Wilmott

Markets & Trends Articles

Dyeing to Get it Right

By: Sara Mason

A Feel for Innovation

By: Nancy Jeffries

Paradigm Shift for India’s Hair Care

By: Priyanka Bhattacharya

Happier Days for Hair Care?

By: Briony Davies