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News Archive for December, 2013

Smart Management: Caught Red-Handed

Monday, December 30th, 2013

When a customer comes into your salon, you want your salespeople to look and play the part of tanning experts. With perfect golden color and experience with almost every product and service in the store, your team should guide clients …

Sun Exposure Associated with Reduced Crohn’s Risk: New Study

Friday, December 27th, 2013

People living in sunnier areas have a reduced risk of Crohn’s Disease, a new study from France shows. This adds to previous data that suggests that sunlight is preventative against the autoimmune deficiency disease.

Researchers examined data from 98,995 middle-aged …

Inspired Ideas: Brendan McCarthy, Cosmedico

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Characterized by his enthusiasm and ambition, Brendan McCarthy joined the Cosmedico team in 2012 after working with names like Anheuser Busch, M3 and Seaboard Products. Ten years as an account manager has taught him to build relationships and keep striving, …

Study: Fictional Villains Doomed by Lack of Sunlight

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Have you ever wondered how the good guys always manage to get the best of their villainous foes in books and films? According to a new paper in the Medical Journal of Australia it has nothing to do with justice …

19 of 20 Salons Have a Facebook Page: Poll

Friday, December 20th, 2013

In a recent SmartTan.com poll, 95 percent of indoor tanning businesses said they have a company Facebook page.

The SmartTan.com poll was an on-line survey, which may skew the results higher. But the highly directional findings paint a pretty clear …

Why You Should Embrace Competition

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

While it’s natural to carry some disdain for those with whom you’re fighting for dollars, a better approach is to embrace competition and use it as motivation to keep your business fresh and interesting, the Entrepreneur.com article “Why Hating the …

Consultant’s Corner: Ditch the resolutions for a fresh outlook on your business

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

By: Grant Miller, Salon Consultant

With this year almost over and 2014 just around the corner, we’ll hear a lot of folks talking about New Year’s resolutions. I never like New Year’s resolutions, personally. It always  seems silly to me …

Study Explains How Vitamin D Fights MS

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

A connection between sun exposure, vitamin D and prevalence of Multiple Sclerosis has been apparent for years, but now researchers seem to have identified the mechanism by which vitamin D combats MS.

A study from Johns Hopkins Medicine “found that …

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