Executive Tans Franchise Opportunity
The Industry as independent tanning salons emerged in the late 80’s and early 90’s, the Tanning Industry exploded as young men and women 18-24 rushed through doors of tanning salons across the country. Growth in the industry has continued to escalate over the past 15 years bringing it out of infancy where today it has grown to a multi Billon dollar industry, with approximately 26,000 independent tanning salons across the country.
As the Tanning industry enters into its next stage of growth, existing and future consumers are more educated and are looking for a branded solution that will ensure that their skin care, security and customer service needs are taken care of.
We are proud to announce that Executive Tans is Ranked #172 in "Entrepreneur Magazines 25th Annual Franchise 500” Top 500 National Franchises.
We are also ranked #88 in "Entrepreneur Magazines" Top 100 fastest growing franchises for 2004.
Headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado, Executive Tans was founded in 1991 with 3 locations. Over the next 10 years ET grew to 26 locations in the Denver market and had established buying relationships with leading Vendors and Manufacturers. In December of 2001, ET began a national growth campaign. During the next 24 months ET sold approximately 100 locations in many states and markets across the USA. Executive Tans currently has 70+ operating stores with approximately 50 stores under development.
Having an Executive Tans franchise allow you to be in business for yourself, not by yourself! With 15 years in business, and a combined 30+ years of industry experience, Executive Tans is leading the way by providing the finest Vendor and Manufacturer relationships, strategic market expansion, and progressive franchisee relationships that allow you to run your business independently with all the buying power and support, and experience of a proven franchise.
Site Location & Lease Negotiation Assistance
With 15 years of experience, Executive Tans has gained extensive knowledge in the art of lease negotiations. With our national brand name and buying power, our team will assist each franchisee in: assessing demographics, customer profiling for the area that you want to be in, and helping define potential locations for your review. Once this is complete, Executive Tans will also help you and your broker to negotiate your lease. ET has created a standard letter of intent that may assist you in receiving free rent, tenant improvement allowances, and other landlord related benefits. ET utilizes proven techniques that often provide the franchisee with significant savings on there lease.
Salon Build Out Assistance
Once you have chosen your location and negotiated a lease, the construction process of your salon begins! Executive Tans assists you in selecting General Contractor(s), Architects, wall systems, equipment, and furnishings. FC Dadson manufactures a proprietary modular wall system for Executive Tans, and also assists you in designing a floor plan tailored to your site. From Blue Prints, Permitting, and Construction, our team assists you with your immediate Tanning Salon needs as well as expandability for your future growth. You will find that the Executive Tans store design and layout is attractive, expandable, and economically efficient in the industry.
Custom Financing Options
By assisting you in reviewing your start-up capitol, management experience and personal credit, Executive Tans will help you define which financing options may be best for you! Some programs available to qualified franchisees include equipment revenue sharing, lease programs, or small business loans.
Beds & Tanning Products
Executive Tans utilizes the industries finest tanning equipment and indoor tanning lotions! You will choose from a broad mix of tanning beds for your salon that can provide a competitive advantage in your marketplace; and at the a advantageous rate. We also offer quality brand name and private label skin care products designed exclusively for your indoor tanners.
Training & Support
Prior to opening your Tanning Salon, you will come to Lakewood, CO and complete the Executive Tans University Program where you will learn the larger aspects of running your business. From sales techniques, business basics, through SmartTan certification, you will be provided the information and knowledge needed to address your customer’s needs and begin operating your tanning salon. Once open, you will have full contact with live corporate support through your assigned Franchise Manager, and Internet access to our private franchisee website, and much more!
Marketing & Promotions
By capitalizing on your local marketing dollars, you will be able to make use of pre-developed marketing and advertising programs geared specifically for your salon and your consumers
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