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News Archive for June, 2009

HEADLINE STORY: American Medical Association now urges doctors to check vitamin D levels in their patients

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

JUNE 30, 2009 — The largest doctors’ group in North America is getting on the vitamin D wagon, urging members to be aware of patients who should have their vitamin D blood levels checked, the American Medical Association published this …

Unlock the Code: Devoted Creations’ Devoted Code

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Devoted Creations’ Devoted Code is a lightweight, fast-absorbing, intense bronzer that uses cosmetic, natural and DHA bronzers to deliver immediate and long-lasting results. Formulated with UV-activated ingredients this lotion works with the light of the tanning bed to unlock your …

What Makes A Winner?

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Awhile back I was honored to join the judging teams of three of the most prestigious retail store competitions in the United States: NICHE Magazine Top Retailer Awards from the Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft, Instore Magazine which judges …

Instantaneous Results: Interlectric’s Super Sun 5.5

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Interlectric’s Super Sun 5.5 tanning lamps have a proven track record of quality, value and performance through years of manufacturing and years of customer satisfaction. This hardworking, 100-watt lamp is available in 59, 71, 72 and 73-inch lengths with a …

Four Seasons and Lumière Eliminate Slow Season

Monday, June 29th, 2009

To help salons diversify their offerings and preempt the traditional slow season slump, Four Seasons has established an exclusive distributorship with the industry leader in skin rejuvenation treatments, Lumière Excel Light Thèrapie.  Using a combination of red and infrared light, …

Tan Awareness Canada

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) for the second year in a row promoted Tan Awareness Week June 1-8 just before the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) promoted Sun Awareness Week (or Sun Scare Week as …

Lending Ears: When is Conversation with a Customer Too Much?

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Tanning salon managers, owners and everyone else in the business hire our employees based on issues such as customer service skills, teamwork and sales ability but mainly we want our salon’s representatives to exhibit sunny personalities. We want the face …

Member of the Month: The Sun Room Tanning Studio

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Nearly 10 years ago, Christy Whitlow was planting a seed with her parents, Chris and Trina Smith. That seed was to open a tanning salon. The family had been discussing different business ventures for awhile; a café or bakery, car …