Pulse August 2017 - Page 89

S N A P S H O T S U RV E Y M ay’s Snapshot Survey was all things retail, a perfect tie-in to the approaching 2017 ISPA Conference & Expo. Product categories that have trended upward in the first half of 2017, with spas noting an increase in sales, were apparel (36 percent), bath and body products (50 percent), jewelry (39 percent), makeup (30 percent) and skin care (66 percent). Be on the lookout for more of these kinds of products at #ISPA2017! ALL SPAS Respondents were asked to identify which of the following best describes their change in retail sales, if any, for the following product categories for the first half of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. DAY SPAS RESORT/HOTEL SPAS APPAREL BATH & BODY PRODUCTS CANDLES & SCENTS MAKEUP PRODUCTS INCREASED DECREASED TO SEE the rest of the results of this survey, visit pulse.experienceispa.com. ISPA SNAPSHOT SURVEYS are administered monthly to ISPA members. They consider the state of the spa industry and its trends while helping to identify needs for spa professionals. As always, ISPA Snapshot Surveys will hit members’ inboxes the third Friday of each month. Be sure to look out for the next one! NO CHANGE DO NOT OFFER Looking for more ISPA Snapshot Survey research? The ISPA Academy houses reports from the last two years. August 2017 ■ PULSE 87