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Software Success: SunLync

Friday, September 12th, 2008

All business decisions are important, but deciding what software to use is one of the most crucial to your success. The right software can increase your profits, save you time and improve your business. Software can assist you in lowering …

DEC Electronic Starting System from I.SO Italia

Friday, September 12th, 2008

I.SO Italia has been manufacturing tanning equipment for nearly 30 years and it was only recently that it grabbed the U.S. tanning world’s attention with such equipment as the Matrix L33, Matrix V28 and the Maxter V19. Now I.SO Italia …

Is melanoma on the rise in Canada?

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Yes and no. Incidence rate for women has gone down since 1985 in the age group 20 to 64 and is increasing for the 65+ age group. Men 20 to 44 are going down and 44+ are jumping and even …

Member of the Month: TAN’R YOU, Wisconsin

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Ask a common consumer on the street what tanning salons do to help people and they will mostly say “nothing.” In fact, a lot of consumers still believe the tanning industry is out to give everyone skin cancer and make …

The Fast Track Road Map

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Editor’s Note: Smart Tan business consultants Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender have spoken at Smart Tan’s Annual Educational Conference the past two years – offering Smart Tan members management and merchandising assistance. Because so many of you enjoyed their programs …

Tanning’s Fortunate CEO Tony Hartl

Friday, September 12th, 2008

In June, fortune focused its tractor beam on Tony Hartl and landed him – and by association, the indoor tanning industry – on the cover of Fortune Small Business (FSB) magazine (monthly circulation: 1 million)…..READ MORE

TODAY’S HEADLINE STORY: Why the Women’s Health Initiative Didn’t Tell the Truth About Vitamin D and Breast Cancer

Friday, September 12th, 2008

A study claiming that higher vitamin D levels — discredited last year as a flawed model to address the subject — has resurfaced in news reports this week, some of which are not including the evidence that discredits the study.…

More and more men over 50 are tanning in salons, survey finds

Friday, September 12th, 2008

It’s virtually unanimous: More men over the age of 50 are tanning in salons today than ever before, according to the results of a recent survey.

According to the survey, 97 percent of tanning salon owners report having more …