Amazing Lash Studio® Announces New Business Unit and Acquisition of Seven Studios in the Phoenix Market

Scottsdale, Ariz. (September 26, 2018)Amazing Lash Studio, the nation’s largest and fastest growing eyelash extension beauty franchise brand, announced today it has formally established a separate business unit, Amazing Lash  Corporate Ventures, to purchase, operate and build corporate Amazing Lash Studios. Under this new business unit, Amazing Lash Studio has acquired seven Phoenix-area studios. In Arizona, Amazing Lash Studio has 12 total locations.

Amazing Lash Studio Opens 200th Studio in the United States

The fast-growing franchise beauty brand reaches significant milestone with the opening of its 200th studio, located in East Brunswick, New Jersey

Englishtown, NJ (September 11, 2018)Amazing Lash Studio, the nation’s largest and fastest growing eyelash extension franchise brand, announced today the opening of its 200th studio in East Brunswick, New Jersey. The concept began franchising in 2013 and, to date, has 200 open studios in 33 states and 714 regional developer units awarded. Amazing Lash Studio continues its impressive trajectory by opening between four and 10 new franchises every month.

“The Amazing Lash Studio team is honored to be opening our 200th studio. We are grateful to our customers, franchise owners, employees and stylists for helping us continue to meet the demands for ‘accessible beauty’ for women across the country. We are focused on creating lasting beauty and confidence, so our guests will look and feel amazing,” said Heather Elrod, COO of Amazing Lash Studio. “Amazing Lash Studio is the industry leader, with a proven-business model built on a great consumer product. We’re well-positioned for continued growth and we’re just getting started.”

WellBiz Brands, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Amazing Lash Studio Franchise Brand

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WellBiz Brands, Inc., a franchise portfolio company operating three distinct health and wellness brands – Elements Massage®Fitness Together® and FIT36® – announces it has acquired the Amazing Lash® Studio franchise brand.

Amazing Lash Studio, the leading provider of affordable eyelash extensions, was founded in 2010 and operates over 200 franchise locations in 33 states. Amazing Lash Studios are retail salons that apply semi-permanent eyelash extensions with a proprietary, patented process to the client’s own lashes, replicating the curve and size of natural lashes. Entrepreneur Magazine ranked Amazing Lash Studio #5 on their 2018 Top New Franchises list. The brand was also #260 on the Inc. list of America’s 500 Fastest Growing companies.

Elements Massage® Recognizes Outstanding Studio Owners and Massage Therapists at 2018 Annual Conference in Denver

DENVER (August 28, 2018) – Elements Massage®, one of the nation’s fastest growing national therapeutic massage franchise brands, recently hosted nearly 400 studio owners and their managers, massage therapists, wellness membership advisors and other C-suite level executives during its 2018 annual conference in Denver, CO at the Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center. The theme for this year was “Breakthrough,” which celebrated the brand’s achievements over the past year while looking forward to the continued growth of the brand. 

In Celebration of National Relaxation Day, Elements Massage® Encourages Stressed Out Americans to Relax on August 15

DENVER (August 15, 2018) – Elements Massage®, one of the fastest-growing therapeutic massage franchises in the nation, is encouraging all Americans to sit back, relax, and take a much-needed break on August 15 in celebration of National Relaxation Day. From pressures at work to family demand or health issues, stress comes at all of us from many directions. Beyond the mental drain, stress can also produce physical symptoms such as fatigue, headaches and muscle tension, which makes taking the time to relax even more important. 

 “According to a study by the American Institute of Stress, 77 percent of adults regularly suffer from the physical symptoms of stress, while 48 percent of people report that stress keeps them up at night,” said Eric Stephenson, Elements Massage’s Chief Wellness Officer. “In our increasingly fast-paced society where we are all connected to digital devices, it is vital that you disconnect regularly to re-center yourself.”

2018 Inc. 5000 Ranks Elements Massage® and WellBiz Brands Amongst Top Private Companies

DENVER (August 15, 2018)Inc. magazine ranked Elements Massage® No. #4005 and WellBiz Brands, Inc. No. #4546 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the economy’s most dynamic segment – its independent small and midsized businesses.

 “It is an honor to be recognized for both WellBiz Brands and Elements Massage on this prestigious national list,” said Joe Luongo, Executive Chairman at WellBiz Brands, Inc. “The health and wellness field is thriving and WellBiz is positioned to lead the industry.”

How To Know If A Franchise Is Right For You

Matthew Stanton, WellBiz Brand's Chief Development Officer, recently drafted a piece for Forbes Magazine regarding five points to consider when determining if a franchise is a good match. "Having a shared sense of values and goals between franchisor and franchise owner sets the tone for long-term success." 

Matthew also shares with readers that creating a foundation of trust, emphasizing communication and setting clear expectations are also paramount. Click here to learn more!

Personal Training Pioneer Fitness Together Announces Increase to 20-Percent Discount on Initial Franchise Fees for Veterans and Active-Duty Military

DENVER (May 24, 2018) –Fitness Together Franchise, LLC has announced it is now offering veterans and active-duty military 20-percent off the Initial Franchise Fee*. Fitness Together is the top private-fitness franchise brand in the country with over 140 studios nationwide. This announcement comes on the tail of the brand making headlines with new studio openings, and a new high-profile leadership team.

 “As a former Captain in the United States Air Force, I’m proud to announce this new 20-percent discount for our veterans and active-duty military,” stated Joe Luongo, Executive Chairman of Fitness Together and WellBiz Brands, Inc. “Fitness Together makes sense for these men and women – our brand is focused on health and wellness, serving others and making a difference. It’s a great way to channel your passion for fitness into your own business.”

Top Five Strategies For Embracing Innovation In The Franchise System

WellBiz Brands' Chief Marketing Officer Trever Ackerman recently drafted an article for Forbes Magazine regarding how to embrace innovation in the franchise system.

Check out an excerpt of Trever's piece below:

Franchisees often buy into a franchise system because of the turn-key processes, technology platforms and other “done-for-you” systems in place. As a result, it can be challenging to accelerate change within a franchise organization. However, embracing innovation within a franchise environment -- from the corporate support teams to the franchise owners -- is critical for positive evolution and long-term success.

Click here to read Trever's  five recommendations franchise organizations should consider to establish themselves as thought-leaders.

Elements Massage® Announces New Business Unit And Acquisition of Corporate-Owned Studios

Englewood, CO (April 23, 2018) – WellBiz Brands, Inc. – the manager of health and wellness brands Elements Massage®, Fitness Together® and FIT36® - has formally established a separate business unit, Elements Corporate Ventures, to purchase, operate and build corporate Elements Massage studios. Under this new business unit Elements Massage has purchased five metro-Denver studios.

 Adam Passarelli, who has served as the vice president of marketing at Elements Massage since 2016, will now serve as the vice president of corporate operations for Elements Corporate Ventures. He will oversee the overall operations of the corporate-owned studios.