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Dr. Canada – If I only had a “Dr.” in front of my name Part II

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

If I only had a “Dr.” in front of my name maybe I could do something to stop the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) from selling its name to sunscreen manufacturers. Want to know what you need to do to display

L.A. Tan – an American Dream Story

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

In the early 1980s, a young kid started his first video store in Chicago with just 300 movies. Without any college education, experience or financial background, this young kid worked 15 hours a day just to make ends meet. Who

Behind the Counter: Living the Golden Rule

Monday, July 27th, 2009

As a salon owner, operator or employee we have all been in that uncomfortable place of having an angry client. You know the routine – the client comes in the door with a scowl on their face, looking for a

Dr. Canada – If I only had a Dr. in front of my name… Part I

Monday, July 27th, 2009

I’ve been in the industry for over 25 years now and have always believed that education was the key to success. When I worked in my salon I would tell clients, “listen to both sides of the story and then

Success by the Numbers

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Seven or eight years ago you didn’t have to be good to succeed as a tanning operator. You just had to be open.             Today’s tanning business success stories are not coming from luck or because of being the only game

Four Seasons and Lumière Eliminate Slow Season

Monday, June 29th, 2009

To help salons diversify their offerings and preempt the traditional slow season slump, Four Seasons has established an exclusive distributorship with the industry leader in skin rejuvenation treatments, Lumière Excel Light Thèrapie.  Using a combination of red and infrared light, …

Tan Awareness Canada

Monday, June 29th, 2009

The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) for the second year in a row promoted Tan Awareness Week June 1-8 just before the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) promoted Sun Awareness Week (or Sun Scare Week as …

Lending Ears: When is Conversation with a Customer Too Much?

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Tanning salon managers, owners and everyone else in the business hire our employees based on issues such as customer service skills, teamwork and sales ability but mainly we want our salon’s representatives to exhibit sunny personalities. We want the face …