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Tag Archives: Retail

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 →

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 →

Robust Spa Retail must be System-Driven!

  Getting your spa staff to sell retail has been in the Top 3 spa business challenges category for decades! But somehow we think our low involvement still warrants high expectations…….what?? With your dedication, these 5 systems to Robust Retail … Continue reading →

Disposable nail polish brushes

A question submitted to Spas2b: We’re wondering about disposable nail polish applicators. Why on earth are they basically non existant? We’re thinking in terms of transfering bacteria etc…..   Our Response: Using disposable nail applicators (as with the case of … Continue reading →

Choosing a Second Skin Care Line

A question submitted to Spas2b: How do you promote two skin care lines without causing conflicts and confusion between the staff; clients; etc.? We know that the skin care line that we currently have needs to be supplemented, but how … Continue reading →