“One of the top 6 most innovative salons in the USA!” – Today’s Image Magazine
“One of the top 250 salons in the USA!” – Looking Fit Magazine
South beach Tanning Company is a unique chain of salons with a “South Beach Chic” appeal. Our upscale salon offers a high energy, uniquely stylized interior and an overall experience that continuously exceeds our client’s expectations. The experience that we provide is designed to reflect our attention to detail. From the moment they walk-in our clients enjoy an experience which is further enhanced by the spaciousness of our locations, the convenience of extended hours, the flexibility of not needing an appointment and plenty of booths so ensure they don’t need to wait.
South Beach purchases directly from the manufacturers and suppliers so you are guaranteed the best pricing on equipment and products. Our membership program ensures that clients can walk right in and go to a booth without needing to stop and pay for a session. In addition, it ensure you are paid regardless if a client shows up to tan this month.
Our extensive knowledge of the tanning industry, and complete support from site selection to opening coupled with an extensive training program that covers every aspect of the business. By the time you leave Orlando, you will be you will have a complete grasp of our sales process, as well as a full understanding of operating a tanning salon.
Why South Beach?
Unmatched Brand: Every year millions of dollars are spend marketing “South Beach” by both the city itself and other successful product lines. “South Beach” makes you automatically think of “upscale,” “beautiful people,” and “trend setting.” We are now part of this already established and distinguished brand. You too can become associated with one of the most highly recognized names in the world
Equipment: Wheter it’s our air-conditioned premium tanning beds with surround sound systems, our exclusive high-pressure tanning units, or our UV-Free VersaSpa, South Beach Tanning Company offers its clients only the best equipment available on the market today. Tanners want results; our equipment delivers from beginners to the most serious tanners!
Marketing: We offer unique and proven marketing campaigns that differentiate us from the competition. Our advertising campaings are carefully implemented year round to increase your sales, even during the off-peak months. All of this is completely managed by the corporate office, allowing our franchisees to better focus their energy on running their business.
Opportunity: Today the indorr tanning industry is a $5 billion dollar industry. Every year about 28 million people, or 10% of the U.S. population will visit an indoor tanning faciliy. As a South Beach Tanning Company owner, you can reap the benefits of being part of this significant and stable industry.
DO I NEED TO HAVE ANY PRIOR EXPERIENCE IN THE TANNING INDUSTRY?
You don’t need any prior experience in the tanning industry, however we do seek franchisees what have a strong business management and customer service skills. South Beach is now offering an extended Discovery Week where you will actually shadow one of our company-owned locations. This offer is made to financially qualified candidates who have signed all non-disclosure documents. You will still be expected to attend the full training program once you sign a franchise document.
HOW LONG WILL I BE AT TRAINING AND WHAT CAN I EXPECT TO LEARN?
Our initial training program consists of approximately one weeks of classroom and on-site training at a South Beach owned by us in Orlando, Florida. In addition, one of our representatives will be at your site for up to 7 days (to be scheduled around your opening).
Your training program is intensive and all aspects of running your tanning salon.
WILL YOU ASSIST ME WITH ESTABLISHING MY VENDOR RELATIONSHIPS AND INITIAL INVENTORY PURCHASE?
We strongly believe that you will benefit from the relationships that we have formed over the past decade. Our team will work side by side with you to ensure that you maximize your initial inventory purchase with projected sales based on our broad experience of opening new stores in various markets.
WILL YOU HELP ME FIND THE BEST LOCATION?
We have significant data on the demographic characteristics of our existing customers. We know how far they travel, what their median household income looks like and we understand the general location requirements that give you the best chance for success. Our team will evaluate locations as you provide them to us. In the end, the choice of location is yours, but we would like to have significant input in the process.