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The Easygoing Benefits of Aromatherapy

553018_10151819159133052_565681989_nAS EASY AS BREATHING: The Easygoing Benefits of Aromatherapy by Peter Friis, CEO, www.essioshower.com What’s Old is New When it comes to addressing the most common human issues, spas reflect this perhaps more than any other industry. For example, today … Continue reading →

Identify your ‘Top Tier’ most Profitable Spa Services

  Spas2b is happy to have been invited as a Guest Editor for the Global Spa & Wellness Summit on identifying your most profitable service performers, for better profitability.  If you need to know more about positioning your services for profit and … Continue reading →

Rising Supplier Costs = Raising Spa Prices – Part 2

  In Part 1 of this 2-Part Blog Series on Rising Supplier Costs, we talked about ‘reflecting’, not ‘absorbing’ price increases, as well as the importance of setting standards for price increases in your business, ongoing.  In this Part 2, we’ll discuss … Continue reading →

Rising Supplier Costs = Raising Spa Prices – Part 1

  This Part 1 of our 2-Part Blog Series on Rising Supplier Costs will cover the importance of ‘reflecting’, not ‘absorbing’ price increases, as well as an introduction to setting standards for price increases in your business.      Running a … Continue reading →

Should 60 minute Spa Treatments become 75 minutes?

    A question submitted to Spas2b: We are just doing our menu of services and have always thought we should book on the hour and complete the service in 50 minutes to still allow for clean up, etc. within … Continue reading →

The Root Cause of Low Retail

  Tanya Chernova is an international skin specialist, author of the bestselling book Under Mind, professional speaker and strategic coach, and I had the pleasure of attending her ISPA presentation recently.   Are you like so many spas, where retail sales are low and slow? … Continue reading →

The “Male Retail Sale” Perfect 10

  Spa Retailing is CO-ED!   Don’t overlook these opportunities for a male sale!   Who doesn’t love the perfect 10? 1.  No hard sell or over-selling too many products. Men just want attentive sales people offering one-stop shopping solutions 2.  Language should be non-technical … Continue reading →

Stand out and get talked about!

  Now more than ever, your excellent spa services must be accompanied by imaginative ideas that will cause a stir and make you STAND OUT AND GET TALKED ABOUT!  My inspiration for this blog came from these fascinating Facebook Pages: Old Moss Womans Secret … Continue reading →

Booming Beauty Boxes – Re-Blog

The booming business of beauty boxes – MacLeans.ca I read this blog today, and had to re-blog it out to the masses – how things have changed… Online companies are turning free cosmetics samples into big profits…Read on…   by Tamsin … Continue reading →

Retailing: The Formula

If retail is going to be one of the main focuses of your business (and it should be!), we believe that the appropriate space must be allotted based on a practical 4-point formula; not an impractical guesstimate. Too much, or too little space … Continue reading →