Health insurance. PTO. 401K. These are all benefits afforded to nail technicians. Yes, nail technicians.
An east coast nail salon, Miniluxe, decided to flip the normal nail salon model on its head and provide it's employee's with benefits, not customary to the industry, amongst other upgrades. Miniluxe founder, Tony Tjan, modeled his business after Starbucks by providing a premium version of everyday products with a positive experience. Therefore, the premiums are not limited to employee benefits, but also to the clients via surgical-grade cleaning equipment and non-toxic polish.
As a result, Miniluxe has a dozen locations throughout Massachusetts with plans to expand across the US. Click here to read more.