Here are a few spa industry facts which may surprise you…
According to major industry body the International Spa Association (2007 figures):
- There are an estimated 14,615 spas in the United States, including day spas, resort and hotel spas, medical spas, club spas and mineral spring spas.
- The US Spa Industry had annual revenues of $9.4 BILLION
- There were an estimated 110 million spa visits in 2006
- The spa industry employed 234,588 people
In fact, the spa industry is now the fourth most popular leisure industry in the US, and many other countries such as Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand are not far behind.
And that’s just the spa treatment industry – you also have the bath and body product industry which is not only huge, but also hungry for new ideas concepts and ideas.
With these growth and revenue figures, is it any wonder that new suppliers of bath and body products are finding their niche in the spa product industry?
I’ll get back to you soon with some of my best strategies for selling the products you make to create a handy second income…perfect for these times of economic turmoil!