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Archive for the ‘Tanning Trends Extra’ Category

Generation X-Ceptional

Friday, February 29th, 2008

It’s often said that kids today aren’t what they used to be. But is this new generation of workers really so different than previous generations? Generation X was born between 1964 and 1980, so the young ones are in their …

Is vitamin D deficiency a factor in chronic back pain? by MARC SORENSON, ED.D.

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Raising vitamin D concentration in the blood may dramatically increase strength and decrease pain among those who have low vitamin D levels.

     Possibly the most impressive piece of research on the subject is a clinical observation of five vitamin-deficient people …

Growing Up in Canada By: Steve Gilroy

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Tanning is growing – as well as growing up. Clients are looking for different types of equipment, a professional staff to educate them, and they are ready to pay for that service.

     Education is so easy to get today. Our …

Australians Are Mixing Their Message About Sunshine By Joseph Levy

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Australia’s largest newspaper opened an interesting can of worms recently, reporting that the Australian building industry potentially could be the target of litigation because its outdoor workers are exposed to sunlight which could cause skin cancer.

     “The building industry has …

Power Points with Joe Schuster: What’s the Link?

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

     Let’s chalk up another positive for sunlight exposure! New research led by Dr. Thomas Wang and the Harvard Medical School in Boston indicates a relationship with low levels of vitamin D and a higher rate of heart disease and stroke.…

Retail Lessons from Black Friday

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

 It is Sunday night after the much hyped After-Thanksgiving Day Sales. Some stores opened at 4 a.m. What genius came up with that one? I figured that I could have all my Christmas shopping done before other stores opened at …

Hiring the Right People

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

The Department of Labor estimates there will be a shortage of 3 million workers by the year 2010. There will be one person entering the workforce for every two that leave. It will become increasingly difficult to find good employees …

Power Points with Joe Schuster: Down Under

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

I had the opportunity to speak to a salon owner from Australia during the ITA World Expo in Nashville this fall that brought me up to speed on the state of indoor tanning in her country. She explained that business …