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BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

BUILD A BRIGHT FUTURE WITH iTAN

Faraje Kharsa, iTAN Franchising’s founder and CEO, first immigrated to the United States as a teenager in hopes of creating a better life. Inspired by the American Dream of achieving success through hard work and persistence, Kharsa and his wife, Irina, took their first steps toward launching iTAN Franchising. They worked together to help build the first iTAN in 2001. They learned early on that the optimal way to generate predictable income and provide the best value to their growing client base was to create an EFT (Electronic Fund Transfer) program; a membership business with multiple services suitable for everyone, from students to working professionals.

As brand recognition grew, the Kharsas knew iTAN could continue to set the bar for local tanning salons by providing a beautiful salon interior, high-end equipment, unbeatable customer service and well-priced memberships. Fellow entrepreneurs who sought a turn-key business concept shared their interest in becoming a part of the iTAN family, which launched the start of iTAN Franchising in 2009. iTAN continues to grow as both a tanning salon and the one-stop-shop for all things beauty and wellness throughout Southern California. Today, iTAN has expanded across four competitive markets: San Diego County, the Inland Empire, Orange County & Santa Clara County. The salons offer UV tanning services, spray tanning services, and self-administered spa treatments, creating a daily retreat that’s accessible for the masses. iTAN sets itself apart from the competition by providing a stellar salon experience in addition to the results-driven services offered. As iTAN continues to grow and evolve, it remains backwards compatible, with a constant reminder that it all started from a simple dream.

WHY FRANCHISE WITH iTAN®

iTAN offers a fresh approach to franchising in the tanning industry. Today’s tanners expect their salon to provide the best in customer service, equipment, memberships and aesthetics. iTAN not only created the programs in place to exceed these expectations, but also developed the foundation for a concept that thrives on minimal infrastructure and décor that’s easy to obtain among existing salons.

THE SYSTEM
iTAN Sun Spray Spa represents a proven turnkey business model with the categories of Sun, Spray & Spa at the very core. These service offerings provide clients with a variety of total body care options, allowing us to gain insight into the specific beauty goals of each individual client and act as a loyal brand.
MARKETING
Grand opening plans are developed with recommended marketing channels to ensure your salon’s success from the day it opens. Ongoing marketing support for iTAN franchise locations is disseminated through high-impact direct response campaigns and full access is given to a toolbox of a variety of marketing creative.
TRAINING
All iTAN team members are trained through iTAN University, our specialized training program that includes a series of courses designed to educate key stakeholders on proven salon best practices to create optimal results. In addition, in-field salon visits are performed monthly to ensure quality control and assist with training on an as needed basis.
IT SUPPORT
Robust reporting features are available to franchise owners in addition to technical support through iTAN’s point-of-sale system and access to a digital resource center that houses all approved vendors and assets.
FRANCHISE SUPPORT
Support is provided from the time you sign your Franchise Agreement to completion of salon buildout. Ongoing customer care support is provided as well as operational support from the Franchise level.

iTAN® FRANCHISING OPTIONS

iTAN offers a fresh approach to franchising in the tanning industry. Today’s tanners expect their salon to provide the best in customer service, equipment, memberships and aesthetics. iTAN not only created the programs in place to exceed these expectations, but also developed the foundation for a concept that thrives on minimal infrastructure and décor that’s easy to obtain among existing salons.

OPENING A NEW SALON
INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE TODAY
The total investment necessary to begin operation of an iTAN Salon franchise ranges from $326,000 to $650,000. 
To get started, complete our General Contact Form here.
CONVERTING A SALON
CONVERSIONS MADE EASY
The costs associated with converting to an iTAN salon are considerably less than building a new salon. Our Franchise Coordinator will help you arrive at a more accurate estimate upon completion of our General Contact Form.
Qualified salons receive the following benefits when converting to an iTAN:
• Franchising fee discount
• Other concessions may be available – Talk to us to find out more about what we can do for you!
To get started, complete our General Contact Form here.
BUYING OR SELLING
AN EXISTING SALON
HIT THE GROUND RUNNING
Contact us here to receive information about available iTAN salon locations.

STEPS TO OWNERSHIP

DISCLOSURE: THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THIS ADVERTISEMENT IS NOT INTENDED AS AN OFFER TO SELL, OR THE SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO BUY, A FRANCHISE. IT IS FOR GENERAL INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. THE CONVERSION TERMS ARE A TEMPORARY PROMOTIONAL EFFORT. AN OFFER IS MADE ONLY THROUGH DELIVERY OF A FRANCHISE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT (FDD) THAT HAS BEEN REGISTERED WITH AND APPROVED BY THE APPROPRIATE AGENCY IN YOUR STATE, IF YOUR STATE REQUIRES SUCH REGISTRATION (UNLESS AN EXEMPTION APPLIES). IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF, OR WISH TO ACQUIRE AN ITAN FRANCHISE TO BE LOCATED IN A STATE REQUIRING REGISTRATION, WE WILL NOT OFFER YOU A FRANCHISE UNLESS AND UNTIL WE HAVE COMPLIED WITH APPLICABLE PRE-SALE REGISTRATION AND DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS IN YOUR STATE.
CONTACT US HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT EXITING THE INDUSTRY BY SELLING US YOUR SALON.