According to Doug Winkler, most businesses that offer tanning and salon services are one of two things.
places are tanning businesses where they play around with a little hair
or hair salons where they play around with a little tanning," he says.
Not so with he and his wife Pam Winkler's new Frandor business The Oasis.
The newly renovated 5,000 square foot facility will be the combined
home of their former businesses, Guys and Dolls Salon and Spa and
Tanzmania Tanning. Not only will the businesses, which the Winklers have
owned for 20 and 10 years respectively, be in one location, but they're
also each expanding in scope and size.
"we literally relocated and rebuilt both businesses.For the most poart we've pretty much doubled the size of both buseiess
tanning side of the business will offer 25 new tanning rooms with more
tanning options for customers. The salon side has already doubled in
staff up to 18, and Winkler expects they'll double staff again within in
two years. The tanning side currently has 12 employees.
done a very significant expansion into the spa category," says Winkler.
"We have licensed aestheticians, massage therapists and people who are
doing all forms of body waxing."
grand opening for the Oasis will take place this week. Winkler adds that
the physical renovation of the space is just as exciting as the
"The facility itself is beautiful," he says. "We're excited and proud."