“When I chose to write this article, it was borne out of frustration! It came from years of customer service experience as well as being a tanning salon customer. During that time, I’d dealt with a lot of hang ups, rude staff members, and lack of respect shown to tanning salon owners and managers. When salon owners hire employees, they have an expectation of honesty, integrity, and basic customer service knowledge. Fortunately, the majority of the tanning industry is made up of great, honest people just trying to do better and be better.” Joann Lyon The Tanning Supply Shop...Read More
Author: Joann Lyon
I’m very happy to be part of the tanning distributor team at Ultraviolet Resources International. URI gives me the opportunity to continue providing you with the tanning supplies you need! This year has started out great and 2017 promises an awesome year ahead! It’s been awhile since I have touched base with everyone, and boy have there been many changes! As some of you know, URI acquired Interlectric’s tanning lamp division in November. This came as a bit of a shock and signalled the end of an era… and the beginning of a new one. The URI family offered...Read More
Did you order tanning lamps to prepare for peak season? Here are some maintenance and installation tips for when those sunlamps arrive at your tanning salon. Every tanning salon owner must be overjoyed that J.A.S.O.N. is nearly over. Now is the time to maintain your tanning units, order tanning lamps, then install these sunlamps in your tanning beds and booths. This is a very important process for every salon owner, so here are some troubleshooting tips for tanning lamp delivery and installation in your tanning units. Before You Open the Box You’ve placed your order and your tanning lamps...Read More
Day three at the Nashville trade show was filled with last minute customers who wanted to talk tanning lamps, tanning beds and lotions. Business never stops at the tanning industry’s national show, not even on the last day. Interlectric Corp. Marketing Coordinator Bob Brown and I had the opportunity to speak to a few folks about LED and tanning lamps. All around us, we heard the sounds of other vendors discussing their wares with visitors to their booths. It was good to see so many people come to all of the vendors with very specific questions about specific products...Read More
At the start of day two, the show floor opens at noon and the atmosphere is positively electric. Attendance is predicted for 800 to 850 people, and every vendor is prepared to sell to each and every one. What an awesome group of people today! The moment the doors opened, the energy level rose. It seems that people are shopping for specific products more than ever. Tanning salons are offering more awesome services and Nashville is the place to shop. There is a more focused and determined group of people… some old faces and some new to the industry....Read More
When you order tanning lamps, are you tired of expensive shipping rates and broken glass? The delivery service from Interlectric Corp. is affordable and gets your sunlamps to you in one piece! As a family-owned company, Interlectric feels a responsibility help keep your costs down wherever possible. Our tanning lamp delivery system is one of the unique ways we helps keep your operating costs down. We offer our own trailer delivery service to 32 states, and can ship 36 lamps or more for a flat rate of $45 east of the Mississippi River, and $50 to locations west of...Read More
Day one at the Nashville trade show is the set-up day. All over the show floor, all the vendors are busy setting up their units. As you enter the show floor, there’s an energy that you don’t feel at any other time. No one is dressed in their finest. Not yet. We’re all in our T-shirts and jeans. Makeup and hair done is strictly a maybe, maybe not kind of thing. It’s a different kind of game face today because set-up is on… and it’s a blast! It doesn’t take long for everyone’s booth to start taking shape. First,...Read More
Tanning salon owners can benefit their business by taking a trip to the beach. All the mistakes that people make while at the beach gives you the chance to sell more tanning products. Recently, I visited the beach at Outer Banks, North Carolina. While there, I saw many people who weren’t taking good care of their skin or their tans, for those who had tans. The indoor tanning professional inside of me kicked into high gear. (I couldn’t help it.) I had to resist the urge to run up to nearly every person I saw and educate them about...Read More
Want to boost indoor tanning lotion sales in your salon? Here’s some tanning lotion sales tips from one successful tanning salon owner. While I specialize in selling tanning lamps, I speak with tanning salon owners every day. This gives me the opportunity to get some great sales and marketing tips from some of the best in the business. This time, I caught up with Suzette Darville of Tan Rageous in Crossville, TN. Suzette purchased the salon from her mom in 2010, and now she’s the mistress of all she surveys. She was kind enough to share her tips and...Read More
Want to boost indoor tanning lotion sales in your salon? Here’s some tanning lotion sales tips from one successful tanning salon owner. While I specialize in selling tanning lamps, I speak with tanning salon owners every day. This gives me the opportunity to get some great tanning lotion sales tips from these professionals. This time, I caught up with Donna Marsh of Tancun Tanning in Orlando, Florida. Donna was kind enough to share four tanning lotion sales tips that she and her staff use each day. Take a moment to read what she has to say, then implement some...Read More
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