Palm Beach Tan

The Palm Beach Tan franchise was founded in 1990 and is based in  Coppell, Texas. The brand is known for selling UV-free tanning equipment and skincare products to independently operated tanning salons, tanning services and skincare products directly to consumers and tanning salon franchises to independent operating companies. From the beginning, the company has put the customers first; causing it to experience growth, as the tanning industry is now focusing more on beauty and skin care instead of it all being  just about the sun tanning. If you are interested with working with one of the biggest names in the industry, then the Palm Beach Tan franchise is a good opportunity for you. 

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Palm Beach Tan Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


In today's world, tanning salons are still very popular and tanning is a booming industry. While the main focus is still on tanning, salons who are trying to differentiate themselves also sell skin care products and focus on the health of the skin. This is where the Palm Beach Tanning Franchise comes in. Founded in 1990 and franchising since 2001, the brand sells UV-free tanning equipment and skincare products to independently operated tanning salons, tanning services and skincare products directly to consumers and tanning salon franchises to independent operating companies. When you are a franchise owner in the system, the franchise will provide you with great marketing materials, lowers costs with its group purchasing power, and ongoing support with some of the best in the business. Additionally, the brand also has agreements and preferred pricing with leading equipment manufacturers, lamp suppliers, lotion providers and other key vendors that can benefit your converted Palm Beach Tan location through increased margins. The brand has the buying power of over 500 units across the country. 
In terms of finances, the prospective franchise owner should expect:

Franchise Fee – $30,000
Salon Build-Out/Leasehold Improvements: $137,500 – $265,000
Tanning Beds/Equipment: $165,000 – $284,500
Additional Considerations: $99,858 – $222,920

To save on costs, the franchise suggests that the franchise owner employs its preferred architect and construction consultants – each offering a wealth of experience gained from constructing numerous Palm Beach Tan stores.
The owner should also adhere to the franchise's innovative and ergonomic store layout. They should also follow its recommendations for high-quality, cost-effective materials and fixtures and use the brand's supplier discounts to equip and stock your salon.   

Company Details

Founded: 1990
First Franchise: 2001
Canada: No
International: No 

Support and Training Offered By Palm Beach Tan

In terms of support and training, the franchise owner can expect strong brand recognition, automated internal systems, group purchasing power, site selection, and site construction. Additionally, the franchise offers franchise owners On-The-Job Training that lasts for 200 hours, as well as 45 hours of classroom training. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Palm Beach Tan Franchise.

What does a Palm Beach Tan Franchise Cost?

Palm Beach Tan franchise fees for 2024:

Initial investments: $478,619 - $788,589
Net-worth Requirement: $500,000
Liquid Cash Requirement: $250,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4 - 6%
Ad Royalty Fee: 5.5%

Is Palm Beach Tan a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Palm Beach Tan is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Palm Beach Tan a Home Based franchise?

No. Palm Beach Tan is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Palm Beach Tan Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Palm Beach Tan franchisees make. Palm Beach Tan offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Palm Beach Tan Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Palm Beach Tan franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Palm Beach Tan Looking for International franchisees?

No. Palm Beach Tan franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Palm Beach Tan's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Tanning Salons, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Palm Beach Tan Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Palm Beach Tan franchises for sale. We may have Palm Beach Tan franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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