People

As with any industry, it's the people who keep indoor tanning interesting. Whether it's the president of the Indoor Tanning Association, the CEO of a mega-salon chain or the manager of a new single-location salon, all of the industry's professionals bring unique perspective and ideas to the table. Tanning's movers and shakers – along with the occasional dud – are worth keeping an eye on.


  • TanToday: John Abate Lotions
    John Abate is a well-known name in indoor tanning. And, as the infamous lotion company makes a comeback with son Frank Abate leading the charge, the products are once again generating interest in the indoor tanning community. Click here to check out the ...More
    May 8, 2009 Posted in News
  • Miss Maine Prepped For Competition With Devoted Creations Products
    Ashley Underwood—also known as Miss Maine—recently competed in 58th annual Miss USA pageant. To prepare for the competition, Underwood tanned at Central Maine Tanning salon in Chelsea, and used Devoted Creations sunless and UV-tanning products. "It is a great ...More
    May 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • Eye Pro Moves; Opens New Manufacturing Facility
    Eye Pro Inc. recently moved to a new sales office location in Fort Wayne, Ind., and has a new manufacturing facility in Michigan. "We are all very excited about the new location," President Brenda Fishbaugh says. "It offers better amenities for our office needs and we've ...More
    May 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • Fed Chairman Bernanke Predicts Economic Growth By End Of 2009
    Though he’s reluctant to declare the recession over, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke believes the economy will be recovering and growing in late 2009.Bernanke, reporting to the Joint Economic Committee, pointed to the slowing in the contracting of the ...More
    May 6, 2009 Posted in News, Operations
  • Details: Obama's Plans To Alter Business Tax Structure
    President Obama today laid out proposals aimed at closing corporate tax loopholes for U.S. multinational corporations that do business overseas, which the administration said will bring in an additional $210 billion in tax revenue over 10 years, CNN Money reports. Among the ...More
    May 5, 2009 Posted in Articles, Operations
  • Obama Aims To End Corporate Tax Loopholes
    In an effort to create more domestic jobs, Obama announced his plans to put an end to corporate tax loopholes and overseas tax breaks.Using a tax deferral rule and an R&D credit, he hopes to raise more than $200 billion in taxes in 10 years by allowing U.S. companies to ...More
    May 4, 2009 Posted in News, Operations
  • Britney Spears, Dancers Use Infinity Sun Solution
    Infinity Sun has been chosen as the spray-tanning system and sunless aerosol for Britney Spears’ Circus tour. "We are so excited to be a part of Britney's comeback tour," says Veronique Munro, founder and CEO of Infinity Sun. "We work with many performers, helping ...More
    April 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • FDA Sunlamp Standard: Making The Best Better
    In the U.S., approximately 34 million individuals choose to patronize a tanning salon each year because salons: are an ideal, year-round source of controlled ultraviolet radiation exposure, and provide an environment that significantly reduces the risk of overexposure ...More
    April 23, 2009 Patricia E. Reykdal and Donald L. Smith Posted in Articles, Operations
  • Obama Reveals Loan Modification Program
    Several banks have signed up to participate in the subsidies offered by the government to rescue bad mortgages. JPMorgan Chase, CitiGroup and Wells Fargo are just some of the nation’s largest banks to sign up for the program to receive up to $3.6 billion each in ...More
    April 22, 2009 Posted in News, Operations
  • Eye Pro Was At Cosmoprof
    Brenda Fishbaugh, president of Eye Pro Inc., recently attended Cosmoprof, the largest beauty show in the world. Held in Bologna, Italy in early April, Fishbaugh says she was able to visit with her distributors from around the world and meet with potential new distributors ...More
    April 21, 2009 Posted in News