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Spa Sustainability – Part 2: How to run a Leaner, more Sustainable Business

  1.  Management & Staff Declare your goals – Share knowledge, background and philosophy of your “Environmental Program” with your staff, and prepare a Mission Statement. Next, develop “Eco-Facts” and Action Plans for each of your staff’s functional areas.  Install it … Continue reading →

Top Business Boosters – Part 1 of 3

  1.  Stay “Tapped in” Being on top of whats trending is the jumping off point for anyone looking for deeper rewards and a more lucrative future. There are many ways to grow your business, most of which will build … Continue reading →

Top 3 Business Boosters – Part 2 of 3

 2. Analyze Client Profitability Handle your Clients according to the value they bring to the business “You will be most successful if you are a business who is diligent in gathering customer data and then providing initiatives that will encourage … Continue reading →

Top 3 Business Boosters – Part 3 of 3

  3. Discover Passive Income Passive income is creating a steady stream of cash flow with little or no effort and at the same time allowing you to keep your expenses down. The ultimate goal is to free up more … Continue reading →

“Presenting” your Staff Compensation Package

  Starting NOW, you must know how to “Showcase and Sell” both the monetary and non-monetary benefits of working at your Spa Over the past number of years, there has been a shift in drivers in the Spa Industry. Where … Continue reading →

Product Margins

  Just as it is beneficial for you to understand your service margins, it is also beneficial to understand your product margins. The standard mark up on branded skin care products is 100%, or 50% gross margin. In other words, if … Continue reading →

Service Margin Analysis

  Look ahead towards change and improvement Understanding which of your services have a good level of profitability and which ones do not is paramount to the success of your business. This information can be included in the development of … Continue reading →

Staff Compensation

A question submitted to Spas2b: I know that what you pay your staff is the most important expense category, but how do you match up what employees want with what you can afford to pay?   Our Response: Sometimes you … Continue reading →

Constructing your Spa’s Business Plan

  Focus on Potential and Opportunity – Generate Interest and Excitement! Whether you are just starting up your Spa, or you are a seasoned veteran, you need to have a Business Plan. At some time or another, you will require … Continue reading →

Starting a Spa During a Recession

  A question submitted to Spas2b: Obviously, starting any business during good economic times is a tough proposition. But with the global economic slowdown, and everyone tightening their purse-strings, I’m wondering what advice one would give to someone planning on … Continue reading →