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Tanning Businesses Cross-Promote with Gyms, Beauty Salons

Friday, May 19th, 2017

In a poll, eight of ten salons said they most commonly cross promote with either gyms or beauty salons.

Forty-two percent said they work with gyms most, and 38 percent said they most often cross promote with beauty salons. …

JK Group International Acquired by Munich Investment Firm

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Windhagen/Munich, 11. May 2017

VTC Industriebeteiligungen GmbH & Co. KG (“VTC”) from Munich acquires 100% of shares from JK-Holding GmbH (“JK”), Windhagen, from founding family Walter Kratz. In the last 30 years, the family led the company to become the …

Nashville Event Registration Coming Soon

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

The tanning industry’s yearly event in Nashville, the ASA World Summit Conference and Open Board Meeting, will take place Oct. 6-7 at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville. Registration and hotel blocks will be available soon.

This Friday and …

Digging Deeper for Customer Service

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Most owners of independent tanning businesses seem to pride themselves on customer service. But what does that really mean? If you think it’s all about being nice and knowledgeable, your salon is missing some of the components that will make …

Sunbeds Best ‘D’ Source: Study

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

A European study showed that three non-burning sunbed sessions weekly was more effective at raising vitamin D blood levels than 1,000 IU of daily vitamin D pills.

Published in the European Society for Photobiology’s journal, Dr. Fran de Gruijl was …

5 Tips for Contemporary Email Marketing

Monday, May 15th, 2017

By Lydia Calderón, Smart Tan Marketing Manager

Email marketing is still a vital tactic when communicating with future and current customers of your tanning business. With an estimated 2.9 billion email users worldwide by 2019 (Statista), it’s no secret that …

Devoted Creations Sponsors Model Search

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Devoted Creations is the official indoor tanning sponsor of the Classmate USA Spring Break Model Search. The Classmate USA Spring Break Swimsuit Calendar is the No. 1 swimsuit calendar in the country!


The annual model search produces the calendar …

Winning the Tanning Race

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Winter 2017 was dismal and drab for the folks of Angus in the province of Ontario, Canada. But crummy weather only serves to fire things up at Purity Esthetics and Tanning. Literally. The salon has two fireplaces. And they’ve got …