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Real Simple Magazine Sells Editorial Space to Sun Scare Giant

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

If you still don’t think the $35 billion “sun scare” industry affects the editorial integrity of magazines that accept their advertising dollars, look no further than the June issue of Real Simple magazine. It’s an excellent example of how “sun …

Sun Ergoline and Soltron Deliver a Standing Ovation

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Two of JK North America’s premier bed manufacturers, Ergoline and Soltron, have created a stand-up revolution that is taking the industry by storm. The company offers some insight into how to choose the right units for each salon and why …

Service Animals in Tanning Facilitites??

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Last month we began to answer a question about disabled people being allowed to bring service animals into tanning facilities. A woman demanded that her seizure alert dogs be allowed in the tanning room. Learning last month that a person …

Customer Retention

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

In the salon it is always important to try and sell that customer a new package before the existing one expires. Obviously, that isn’t always possible. There are many customers who are not going to tan year round for one …

Ontario Bill 83 – Proposed Under 19 Ban on Tanning

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Khalil Ramal, Liberal MPP for London Fanshaws area in southern Ontario, introduced Bill 83 – an act to help prevent skin cancer. (Actually, the bill will actually stop teen tanning in Ontario.) The bill in its Explanatory Note says: “The …

Member of the Month: Sun Lounge Tanning Studio and Skin Spa; Hollywood CA

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Throughout the years, Smart Tan has had the privilege to get to know many exciting and successful tanning salons and then introduce a world of readers to their inside tips and business strategies. As a rule, Smart Tan aims its …

Largest Physicians Group Moves to Support Vitamin D Message

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

The world’s largest physician organization voted in June to urge authorities to review official government vitamin D recommendations – citing research whose findings point to vitamin D levels that can only be obtained naturally through regular sun exposure……..READ MORE

The Major Step Unveiled in Nashville You Can’t Afford To Miss

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

The indoor tanning community faces a critical crossroads this fall – a time in the evolution of our market when important steps will be made by all of us to define the future of everything we stand for…….READ MORE