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News Archive for January, 2017

Many Salons Lack Loyalty Programs: Poll

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

In a poll, nearly two-thirds of indoor tanning business said they do not have a customer loyalty or rewards program.

They may be something that takes a back seat to more pressing matters for many salon owners, but it’s …

Paper Reiterates UV’s Link to ‘Overall Good Health’

Monday, January 30th, 2017

The cardiovascular impact of sunlight — reducing blood pressure by triggering the release of nitric oxide from the skin — outweighs any potential risk factors of exposure, researcher Dr. Richard Weller writes in a paper published in the journal Blood

Base Tans Protect Whales from Sunburn

Friday, January 27th, 2017

This may be the first time you’ve ever been OK with the notion of being compared to a whale.

A new study, reported by USA Today, finds that whales, like humans, tan in order to protect themselves from sunburn.

Because …

Generational Marketing: Maybe we’re not so different after all

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

By Kizer and Bender

Here’s a headline for you: We’re beginning to think that maybe we are all not that different, and where we are different is technology based – the technology that was available to you when you were …

6 Things You Wish Your Customers Knew

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

By Ashley Laabs

Through the course of working in a retail environment, you’ll invariably come across difficult clients. But if they only knew what you did, the world would just be a better place for it! Here are some of …

Three Ways to Hack Your Productivity

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

By Ashley Laabs

There’s a lot of great advice in the world, and most business owners would probably take it if they just had time in their day. Distractions and interruptions happen until, suddenly, another day has passed by without …

Bodies Crave Vitamin D: Chicago Tribune Article

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Sunscreen use and indoor lifestyles have led to widespread need for more vitamin D, several experts agree in a recent article in the Chicago Tribune.

“We stay inside in the North to keep warm, or in the air-conditioning in …

Investing With Elbow Grease

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

By Ashley Laabs

When Jill and Matt Rauh opened the doors to their new business for the first time, it wasn’t exactly what they had imagined. The previous owner had reassured them that her manager essentially ran the place, and …