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The Power of People

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Owning and operating a small business becomes a lifestyle for many people. Day-to-day tasks, managing employees, maintaining market initiatives, developing relationships with customers and evoking a positive image of the business: All of these realities add up, requiring more time …

What’s Your Type? Personality testing and the hiring process

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

By Laura George, The Hot Spot Tanning Salon

How do you select the right new hire when almost every applicant states that they have great customer service skills, are trustworthy, reliable, friendly, and fast learners? You interview them for 10 …

Doctors and Researchers Detail UV’s Effect on COVID-19, and Other Benefits, in In-Depth Article

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Among the many articles we’ve seen on the links between UV light, vitamin D, and reduced risk of contracting or suffering severe complications from COVID-19, one published by online health and wellness publication Elemental last week is perhaps the most …

Complimentary On Demand Help for Retailers from KIZER & BENDER

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

From Georganne Bender, retail and marketing guru

As stores began to close due to the pandemic, Rich and I found that much of our calendars had cleared as meetings and trade shows were cancelled or postponed. We decided the best …

Public Health Recommendations Contradict the Benefits of Sunshine

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

From GrassrootsHealth

Current public health recommendations advise against sun exposure because it has been associated with an increased risk for skin cancer. While true for people with fair skin and a history of repeated sun burns, for the majority of …

Smart Tan Professional Tanning Salon COVID-19 Training

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Smart Tan’s new Professional Tanning Salon COVID-19 Training videos outline the enhanced protocol you’ll need to implement to ensure the safest and most welcoming environment for your clients and employees in the new world we’re all living in. Two separate …

Doctor Talks Vitamin D’s COVID-19 Impact on Joe Rogan Podcast

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Joe Rogan welcomed Dr. Rhonda Patrick, a Ph.D in biomedical science and expert on nutritional health, on his hugely popular podcast Thursday to discuss ways to fortify the immune system against COVID-19. And, much of the conversation focused on the …

Tanners Have Canada’s Highest Vitamin D Levels

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

People who use sunbeds have the highest vitamin D levels of any group in Canada, according to a study by Dr. Gerry Schwalfenberg, an Edmonton physician who has written several papers on vitamin D.

According to Schwalfenberg’s paper, regular sunbed …