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Nashville is National: See it all at the industry’s largest event

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Salons from at least 46 states traveled to Nashville last year (not to mention attendees from Europe and Asia) to experience the world’s largest indoor tanning trade show and conference. Why come all that way? Because Smart Tan Nashville is …

What’s Your Type? Personality testing and the hiring process

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

By Laura George, The Hot Spot Tanning Salon

How do you select the right new hire when almost every applicant states that they have great customer service skills, are trustworthy, reliable, friendly, and fast learners? You interview them for 10 …

Millenium Tanning Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Devoted Creations exclusive salon chain Millennium Tanning of suburban Cleveland, Ohio celebrated their 10th anniversary this March with the help of some promotional materials from Devoted.

Millennium Tanning Pic 1

Devoted Creations sample packets of lotion, shopping bags, and Devoted Creations cups were

Vitamin D from the Sun is Better: Nutrition Professor

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Get outside and get your vitamin D the natural way, New York University Nutrition Professor Marion Nestle advised NPR listeners last week, also explaining that obtaining vitamin D through supplementation can be confusing and risky.

“It’s much better to go …

Tabatha Takes Over Smart Tan Nashville

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

With a brand new location, fresh educational concepts and a keynote speaker known for kicking businesses into gear on the agenda, it’s time to register for the world’s largest indoor tanning trade show and conference!

As always, Smart Tan Nashville …

Inching Towards Success: Small changes lead to big profits in tanning salons

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Owning a small business can be stressful, especially when you have to face the reality that some things are out of your control. Maybe an especially cold winter resulted in less customers coming into the store; no, the economy isn’t …

Busy Season Kicks Off with Lotion Parties at Lectric Beach

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Fashions may change, but skin is always in at Lectric Beach Tanning Club’s Lotion Night series, which took place on four nights in late March at each of the company’s salons in the metro-Milwaukee area.

Lotion reveal poster

A yearly event meant to …

Sun Seekers Half as Likely to Die in New Study

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Following advice to avoid sun exposure may be harmful to the health of women in countries with low solar intensity, according to new research out of Sweden. Participants that avoided sun exposure had double the all-cause mortality rate of those …