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Hand & Stone Earns Five Star VetFran Rank

We’re seeing stars! The Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa franchise is honored to be awarded the five star designation for 2017 from the IFA VetFran Committee. The IFA Educational Foundation VetFran Committee unanimously adopted a new Star Program; with five star, three star, and one star designations for VetFran franchise members in 2017.…


A Recap From Our Franchise Conference

At the Hand & Stone November 2016 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA, Hand & Stone franchisees discussed how the event offered them opportunities to receive support and training from the franchise leadership team and other spa owners. Franchisees also talked about how great a feeling it is to help their clients through the health and…


Moving luxury to the mainstream

Even 15 years ago, the word “spa” conjured up images of wealthy women covered in mud masks, surrounded by shopping bags from elite stores, and wearing jewelry from more elite places, probably while sipping champagne and eating sushi. Today, massage has won a place in the heart of the average American, no elite credit cards…