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News Archive for July, 2015

The Sun is Not the Enemy: Holick on Today Show

Friday, July 31st, 2015
Leading vitamin D researcher Dr. Michael Holick appeared on NBC’s The Today Show this week, discussing his recent op-ed article on the value and importance of sensible sun exposure.

“Faced with high cancer rates, health authorities have rushed to damn …

Five Pillars of Emotional Intelligence

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Becoming a great manager is a process that is both tough and delicate. You’re only human, but how you wield your strengths and weaknesses has a profound impact on the team dynamic. It’s true that, managing others requires a certain …

Smart Tan Nashville: Business Track Puts a New Perspective on Profitability

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Achieving maximum profitability in your indoor tanning business takes more than a steady stream of customers. It’s easy to get caught up in worrying about having enough potential tanners in your area and reaching enough of them with your marketing, …

Palm Beach Tan Donates $100,000 to St. Jude Hospital

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
Representatives from the Palm Beach Tan franchise group in Arkansas presented a $100,150 check to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital after winning a system-wide contest to support the hospital’s mission, which indicates that no child is denied treatment based on …

Major Changes Coming for Credit Card Processing: Argo

Monday, July 27th, 2015

By Mike Neagle, Argo Networks

Data breaches at Target and other retailers had a devastating effect on salons with credit card EFT memberships. As customers received new cards due to the breach, rejection rates soared at salons across the country …

Texas Halts Regulatory Oversight

Friday, July 24th, 2015
The state of Texas will no longer license nor inspect indoor tanning facilities — a move that shifts any enforcement of state tanning regulations from the Texas Department of State Health Services to local law enforcement groups beginning Sept. 1.…

Nebraska Salon Executive Discusses Lawsuit on Local News

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

“We just want them to operate within the law the same way we have to,” the Executive Vice President of Ashley Lynn’s Inc., operators of 16 Palm Beach Tan locations, told a local TV station after Wednesday’s filing of a …

ASA Member Salons File Lawsuit

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015


Suit filed by seven small business owners operating 68% of tanning salons in the Omaha and Lincoln markets

Omaha, Nebraska (July 22, 2015) – Today, seven small …