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We Are Sunshine

Why We Take Our Team on an Annual Trip

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

By Brad Sudekum, TANgerines 

There are many ways to show your staff they’re appreciated, and one of the ways we do this is through our annual staff beach trip. Last year, we rented a house with a private beach in …

How Vitamin D Helps Fight COVID-19: Part 1

Friday, October 16th, 2020

From GrassrootsHealth

A simplified review of how vitamin D helps to protect against COVID-19 infection and improve outcomes in those with COVID-19

Vitamin D deficiency has now been shown to increase susceptibility to COVID-19 and increase the risk of COVID-19 …

Proper Certification Key to Future in Tanning: As professional standards increase, so should operator training

Friday, October 16th, 2020

Training is training, right? Not according to successful tanning salons in today’s market. In fact, many successful business leaders will tell you that their operator training is arguably the most important part of ensuring a customer’s positive experience.

Amy Ringler …

Management for Newbies: Four steps for making the right impression

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

You worked your way up through the ranks of your peers and continued to show initiative until your boss recognized the ambition gleaming in your eyes. Now you’re the manager. In those first moments, your new title is like a …

Tanning is Evolving: Hybrid technology is the most significant equipment innovation in decades

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Sarah Shumake’s customers call it the “spaceship” and the “Rolls Royce,” and that’s just the impression they get from the stunning appearance and high-tech amenities of the KBL 8000 hybridSun she introduced at her Georgia salon in March.

“If you …

ASA’s Levy Top Fundraiser for St. Jude from Chicago Marathon

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

It’s going to take more than a pandemic to slow Joe Levy down!

Since March, the American Suntanning Association Director of Scientific Affairs has been working overtime in state capitals around the country to help reopen tanning businesses and keep …

Treat Your New Services Like New Businesses

Monday, October 12th, 2020

By Scott Nichols, salon manger and consultant

In today’s industry, many salon owners are looking to bring in new services such as sunless, spa and cosmetic services. These services can enhance the bottom line and be the extra income you …

Cleanliness is the Top Concern for Tanning Clients

Friday, October 9th, 2020

Even before COVID-19, cleanliness was the No. 1 factor clients looked for when choosing a tanning business to frequent. Of course, that’s only magnified now.

Your salon spends time, money, and effort attracting and keeping good customers, but you could …