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News Archive for November, 2010

Tanning Businesses Split on November Results

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

2010-11-30 Business highs and lows copyMore than half of tanning businesses say November was less-busy as compared to 2009, according to the results of a SmartTan.com poll conducted in the last two weeks.

The upside of the poll: Nearly 4 out of 10 said their …

How Much ‘D’ Do You Need?

Monday, November 29th, 2010

The Vitamin D world is bracing for a major announcement this week, as the government’s out-of-date vitamin D recommendations — currently based almost solely on 1920s thinking — are expected to be revised in an announcement Tuesday.

2010-11-29 Need More D copyBut no one …

uwe Reorganization will Improve Operations

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

PC Marketing, Inc., North American importer of uwe and manufacturer of Montego Bay tanning equipment, was advised of the reorganization of the uwe Light KG, indoor tanning equipment manufacturer in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany. The goal of the reorganization is to …

Tanners Get Fewer Colds, Poll Says

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

2010-07-30 Vitamin D and colds copyMore than nine out of ten indoor tanning facility owners believe indoor tanning clients are less apt get catch a cold or come down with the flu, according to a SmartTan.com poll conducted in late July.

Emerging research now suggests …

Study: Scots 4x More Likely To Lack ‘D’

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

2010-11-23 Scotland copyGreat Britain’s largest media outlet is reporting that Scotish women are four times as likely to be vitamin D deficient as those who live in the south of England — further evidence that “the sunshine vitamin” comes reliably only from …

Selling a Tan or Self Esteem?

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Many businesses are using social media as an inexpensive way to reach a large audience, but that does not mean that simply setting up a Facebook account or blogging will instantly increase sales. Basic marketing fundamentals are still the backbone …

Sunblock = Vitamin D Block: Dr. Cannell

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

The founder of one of North America’s leading vitamin D advocacy groups is putting the message about sunscreen in simple terms: If you wear it, you’re blocking vitamin D production.

2010-11-22 Sunblock copy“Remember, our ancestors lived naked in the sun for several …

British ‘D’ Expert: Get Some Sun!

Friday, November 19th, 2010

2010-11-19 British D Expert - Get Some Sun copy“Most but not all dermatologists maintain, I believe quite wrongly, that a tan is unhealthy. Sadly, Cancer Research UK has accepted this misguided advice uncritically and so has wrongly advised the public on sun exposure over a long period —

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