LOUISVILLE, KY—November 14, 2013—Sun Tan City’s rapid franchise growth continues with the chain’s movement into Michigan, its 18th state. The conversion of three Tanfastic Salons in Ann Arbor has brought the total number of franchise salon locations to 144, along with 94 corporate salons. The move signals Sun Tan City’s continued focus on franchising and its commitment to nationwide growth.
“We’ve put a huge emphasis on growing the Sun Tan City brand through franchising and we are very excited about the quality of new owners we are bringing into the brand,” said Rick Kueber, Sun Tan City CEO/Co-Founder. “We are very proud to be able to offer Sun Tan City’s high quality tanning services to a growing number of customers.”
The company also announced that it has recently signed franchise development agreements with new owners in Louisiana, Western Michigan, Missouri, Idaho and Pennsylvania. These agreements are expected to add an additional 31 units by January 2014. The company also expects to add another 15 franchise units through organic growth by March 2014.
ABOUT SUN TAN CITY®
Sun Tan City is the nation’s fastest growing chain of privately owned tanning salons, operating 238 premier salons in 18 states. In 2011, Sun Tan City was again recognized as one of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in America by Inc. magazine. The company was founded in 1999 by brothers David and Rick Kueber and is based in Louisville, Kentucky. For more information regarding the company or franchise opportunities, please visit the Sun Tan City website at www.suntancity.com.