Spa Voyage has created the Specialist Cancer Massage Course in partnership with The Amethyst Trust cancer nonprofit. The one-day course's goal is to prepare massage therapists to provide appropriate services to cancer patients.
Groupe Nordik has announced a thermal spa project in Alberta, Canada. "This spa will draw its inspiration from the roots of wellness traditions from all cultures, adapted by and for Canadians," said Martin Paquette, CEO of Groupe Nordik.
Sustainability is a priority and key part of the brand for 1 Hotels, which is cutting down on its use of plastic and created the "Save Our Shores" campaign. "I wanted to capture the beauty of nature in a hotel and commit to safeguarding it as best I can, a responsibility that I believe we all share," CEO Barry Sternlicht said.
By being a little discerning, a smart small-business owner can generate good public relations for their business without a large investment, writes Kalin Kassabov, founder and CEO of ProTexting. He offers advice on how to pitch stories to the media, write press releases, create video content and leverage Facebook and Instagram stories to drive engagement levels.
Efficient delivery combined with flexibility is what companies should try to deliver to customers, no matter what "customer" means in your business, writes Don Sweeney of Ashling Partners. This can be accomplished by adopting new technologies, improving core processes or removing friction from the customer experience, he argues.
The prospect of cashless stores is making headlines, but progress toward that future is less certain. A survey commissioned by Square found that most small businesses plan to continue accepting cash, and several cities and states have taken steps to prevent stores from going cash-free.
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