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News Archive for September, 2011

Report: ‘Tanning: Let the Sunshine In’

Friday, September 30th, 2011

O2011-07-27 Let the sunshine in copyne of Britain’s largest newspapers published a story accusing Sun Scare profiteers of going to far — asking the question, “Is it time we stopped being so scared of the sun?”

In an article headlined,“Tanning: Let the Sunshine In” …

Supre Tan and Snooki Strike Tanning Gold

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Snooki’s Media Access and Power a Business Game Changer for the Indoor Tanning Industry

Jersey Shore’s Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, the world’s hottest – and tannest – reality TV star, and Supre Tan’s CEO Bruce West, the indoor tanning industry leader …

Nashville Event Features Stossel, 30 Panelists

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

More than 30 expert salon panelists will join Smart Tan consultants, hired speakers, scientific experts and keynote speaker John Stossel at Smart Tan Downtown’s educational conference in what will be Smart Tan’s most complete business transformation convention in the event’s …

Devoted Creations teams up with Pauly D

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Devoted Creations Inc. announces its newly formed partnership with Paul “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio, to launch an exclusive line of Tanning Lotions and Sunless Products to be sold in high-end professional salons throughout the world. Already recognized as the fastest …

Study Finds Backlash from Anti-Sun Efforts

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

A study led by New Zealand epidemiologists suggests that dermatology-led efforts to scare young people about skin cancer may actually be causing a decline in skin cancer awareness in older people who are most likely to get the disease.

study810“Anecdotally, …

Tanning Businesses Cut Staff in 2011: Poll

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Almost twice as many indoor tanning businesses cut staff in 2011 as compared to those who added staff members, according to a poll conducted in September.

Overall, four out of five salons either cut staff or maintained staff levels …

Fundraiser Sponsored by Australian Gold

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Australian Gold was a sponsor for a recent fundraising event for Sen. Dick Lugar of Indiana. Sen. Lugar spoke without any notes for almost an hour on immediate issues facing our congress and answered questions of many small business owners …

Governor Should Veto Under-18 Ban: Editorial

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

The San Francisco Chronicle this week urged California Gov. Jerry Brown to veto legislation that would prohibit those under 18 years old from using commercial sunbeds in salons — one of 600 bills currently on the governor’s desk.

“Not every …