Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Sun Tan City cost?
We waive the $30,000 franchise fee when you convert your salons to Sun Tan City. The cost to convert your salon to a Sun Tan City will depend on several factors: current equipment mix, POS system and the condition of your salon.
What are your minimum financial requirements?
$250,000 liquid assets and $500,000 net worth.
What is the royalty fee?
Our royalty structure is phased in over a three-year period. Please see the FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document) for a breakdown.
What is the term of the Franchise Agreement?
An initial term of 10 years.
How much can I expect to earn in a year?
Franchise law forbids all franchise concepts from answering this question. We encourage you to conduct significant due diligence, including contacting existing franchisees to learn about their sales and profit numbers.The amount of profit or loss is dependent upon a number of factors, including the ability of the franchisee to manage the business, drive sales volumes and control operating costs.
Am I required to work in my salon?
We prefer that our franchisees live in the market that they franchise. However, you may choose to hire an experienced operating partner to run your day-to-day business. The Operator that you select must be approved by Sun Tan City and reside in the market that you develop.
What type of ongoing support does Sun Tan City provide?
We provide ongoing support in the areas of:

  • Training & Operations
  • Reporting & Analysis
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Procurement
  • Loss Prevention
  • Risk Management

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