Shop In Spa (SIS) offers privately branded e-commerce stores with real-time transactional capabilities between resorts/spas and the manufacturers that supply them. SIS enables resorts/spas to sell professional-grade products without having to purchase or manage inventory. SIS software is FREE. Shipping is FREE. Resort/Spa payments are automatic.
The overwhelming majority of the 31,000 major resorts/spas lack e-commerce capability in this $100 Billion Dollar Market. They are sitting on 25 million opted-in top tier clients.
They all want an e-commerce store but have no technology budget, are scared of inventory investment and have no way to pick pack & ship.
Three 5 Star resorts are in our Beta.
Shop In Spa provides free, privately branded e-commerce web stores that offer real-time, peer-to-peer transactional capabilities between resorts, spas and salons and the manufacturers that supply them. SIS systems can process sales and purchase transactions, and make automatic payment disbursements in 28 countries.
Shop In Spa retains 25% of every sale and reorder. Our resorts/spas market their branded stores to millions of their customers. Our customer acquisition cost is virtually nil.
We eliminate the costs of carrying inventory for resorts/spas and cut the distributor cost layer for our manufacturers by 90%. Our cloud-based software provides a suite of e-commerce systems, turnkey fulfillment services and customer-acquisition tools that yield long-term residual income for all our partners in this $100 billion dollar market.
SIS has forged strong ties with 20+ national and international manufacturers of premier health, beauty and wellness products by providing them with a unique, and low-cost competitive advantage by dramatically cutting their distribution costs.
Randy Marks, CEO is the CEO of Mind Body Partnerships, a network of salons and spas in Southern California with over 50 locations. Randy founded a venture capital-backed international financial clearinghouse serving the global fine art market in partnership with Deutsche Bank and built a web-based global dealer network of major art dealers and museums in eleven countries.
Marla Kragel, Sr. Product Curator
Ms. Kragel is an expert in medical-grade skin care solutions ranging from laser systems, all forms of cosmetic and surgical procedures, medical safety, and practice management. She is a sought-after speaker in the medical and beauty fields worldwide.
Teresa Howard, Marketing Director
Ms. Howard has been a senior executive at Satchi & Satchi and Grey Worlwide. She has led brand development and marketing strategy for Fortune 500 companies for more than 20 years.
Paolo Marks, Sr. Content Writer/Editor
Paolo is our senior content developer and is responsible for the majority of our site content. He has extensive experience in online commerce and SEO.
Dena Roche, Spa Relations
Dena Roché brings a diverse background in the spa industry to Shop in Spa. Since 2008 she has covered the industry as a respected spa journalist published in publications like Day Spa Magazine, Spa Magazine, Pulse and LiveSpa. Dena has also worked in public relations and marketing for several beauty brands. In 2013 she became a Certified Health Coach to teach individuals how to live the healthy spa lifestyle everyday.
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
WILLIAM BENJAMIN GAMBLE: Mr. Gamble is the former CEO of Carefree Resorts. He is one of the foremost authorities in North America on Uber Luxury Class resorts. Mr. Gamble currently advises many Five Star resorts in North America.
ALAN SPATZ: Mr. Spatz is a partner at Troy Gould PLC in Los Angeles, California. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Venture Association (“LAVA”) and a former member of the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles Chapter of American Electronics Association. Mr. Spatz began as an informal advisor in 2011 and became corporate counsel in January 2013.
MARLA KRAGEL: Ms. Kragel is the president of The Institute Of Aesthetic Training, a global consultancy in the field of medical aesthetics. She is an expert in medical-grade skin care solutions ranging from laser systems, all forms of cosmetic and surgical procedures, medical safety, and practice management. She is a sought-after speaker in the medical and beauty fields worldwide.
SCOTT FRIEDLAND: Mr. Friedland is the CEO of Imagine One, a leading developer in mobile commerce with over 150 apps in iTunes. He has been advising SIS since its inception, and has played a pivotal role in the development of our mobile strategy. He has over 25 years of experience in marketing for more than fifty Fortune 500 brands including Paramount, Sony, CBS and NBC.
ROBERT SAWINSKI: Mr. Sawinski is the CEO of Jadience Corporation, an internationally recognized herbal laboratory and manufacturer of high-end skin care. His Jade Spa Collection is currently sold in major resorts and spas worldwide, including the Ritz Carlton, Canyon Ranch, Four Season and Mandarin Oriental. Jadience has been with SIS since its inception, and offers unique insight and a best-in-class product line to SIS.
BRETT HUMPHREY: Mr. Humphrey is the founder and CEO of Fairway Technologies, a prominent software development company. He oversees a full-time staff of US-based developers building enterprise class software for such companies as PayPal, eBay, Hewlett Packard, L3 Communications, LPL Financial and ResortCom International. Fairway Technologies is the largest outside investor in MBP.
SIS uses its IP, systems and e-commerce infrastructure to enable resorts/spas/salons to:
For our manufacturer partners, we offer:
SIS financial systems eliminate the inefficiencies of conventional distribution by introducing two-way transactional software that eliminates to the need to carry on-site inventory for retailers while dramatically reducing distribution costs for our elite manufacturers.
Some of our exclusive brands are Oxygenetix, Jade Spa Collection, Ling New York, Swiss Clinical, Dynamis/Meg21, Pure Plant Spa, Sea-Flora and Racinne.