SPATRADE AND FEEDBACK RESEARCH FORM ALLIANCE's Briefings Reports Reach Expanded Audiences Through Spa Trade

June 3rd, 2004 (Jacksonville, Oregon): Since November 2003, Briefings reports from Feedback Research Services ( have provided affordable market overviews for health care and spa industry participants. The series began with Medical Spa & Specialty Hospital Markets, a preliminary analysis of annual revenues and growth rates for physician-owned and operated facilities. A second report, Fitness & Lifestyle Product Markets, focuses on consumer demand for body analysis, heart rate, and pedometer equipment.

Customers enthusiastically acknowledge the value of Briefings reports as business planning tools, especially for entrepreneurs and start-up companies. A distribution agreement formed this month with Spa Trade expands the audience for's latest report, U.S. Skin Care Product Markets.

Nancy Griffin, a principal in SpaTrade, explains the benefits. "The professional skin care market has been expanding in all directions. Until now, it's been difficult or expensive to determine the size and scope of this burgeoning industry. SpaTrade's arrangement with will allow our members unique access to a range of current, useful reports for business and strategic planning."

The / Spa Trade alliance also extends consulting and research services to health care and spa companies such as HIPAA SOS (San Francisco CA), SANIJET Corporation (Coppell TX), SpaFinder (New York NY), SpecTrec Inc. (Chicago IL), and The Medical Spa Summit (Santa Fe NM).

About U.S. Skin Care Product Markets and

Feedback Research Services ( publishes market reports that analyze emerging health care technologies and trends. Examples include: Blood Pressure & Fitness Monitor Markets and Consumer-Driven Health Markets. In April 2004, U.S. Skin Care Product Markets was published to provide a preliminary market analysis of retail sales opportunities in cosmetic surgery centers, dermatology practices and spa facilities. Information derived from interviews and surveys with service providers form the basis for revenue, growth rate, and sales estimates. For a detailed description of the report, visit: For more information, contact Millie Narum at: 1-800-927-8071 or 1-541-899-8088.

About SpaTrade

Spa Trade serves the spa industry with online resources and print publications. Version 2.0 of the web site was launched in May 2004 with more comprehensive coverage, improved organization, and a refined focus on the needs of spa developers, spa managers, spa marketers, and those who seek a career in the spa industry. Among the tools Spa Trade provides to members and web visitors are a searchable "First-Ever Industry Knowledge Base", "Expert-Moderated Forums", and Buyers Guide.

CONTACT: Millie Narum
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