Name change improves business

January 13, 2009 4:18:56 AM PST
Ossama's is now Obama's.

Stylist Mike Elsheikh has changed the name of his Chicago salon from Ossama's Hair Design to Obama's Hair Design.

He says business is already improving in the two weeks since the name change.

Elsheikh says Ossama was the first name of a previous owner of the salon.

He says old customers have been stopping by to give their approval.

The hairdresser adds he hasn't heard from that other famous Obama from Chicago.

But Elsheikh says he doesn't think President-elect Barack Obama will object.