From a business point of view, the tanning salon should ideally be situated in a happening area in the town/city, where there is enough visibility and easy accessibility for the customers. An efficient ad campaign could backup the initiative by drawing in more customers in less time.
It is very important that the tanning salon must possess a good ambience facilitating an optimum comfort level to the customers. Hence, it would be a better idea to consider hiring the best of interior designers to lay down the plans for the salon interiors. The layout of the salon should ensure that there is sufficient space for every piece of equipment without any crowding, meanwhile allowing enough space for the free movement of both the staff and the customers. The lighting arrangements must be both aesthetical and efficient.
But a decent tanning salon interior amounts to only half the work. It needs to be equipped with all the latest tanning equipments and other accessories so that the salon can offer the best of services to the demography of the region, meanwhile living up to the competition posed by other salons operating in the region. It is important that you have the right equipments and all necessary technical backup.
If you have a computer to manage everything from book keeping to appointment books and inventory in the salon, make sure that all the required software and hardware is in place, and a technical person for trouble shooting in emergency situations, so that even if there is a problem, technical assistance is available at an arms length.
Now, the most inevitable aspect in any business, where there is direct interaction with the common man – Marketing and Advertisement department. While remaining within your limitations, make sure that you have a parallel advertising and marketing mechanism that markets the service and name of your salon.
Above all these factors, the ultimate success of any tanning salon will entirely depend upon the services it extends to its customers over a period of time. And as long as the customer remains the king, every entrepreneur who invests his/her money in starting a tanning salon business cannot afford to forget this fact.