“Our new advisory board will be an invaluable resource of industry knowledge that I can share with Groupon customers while our Health, Beauty and Wellness team at Groupon uses it to continually improve our offerings,” said Favin.“Launching Favin as our resident health and beauty expert, and establishing Health, Beauty and Wellness Merchant Advisory Board shows Groupon’s strong commitment to this category,” said Julie Szudarek, General Manager of Groupon Local, North America. “Over our five year history, Groupon has delighted customers with more than 25 million health, beauty and wellness treatments, and now with our new redesigned website and mobile apps with integrated search, it's easier than ever for our customers to find beauty treatments like pedicures, facials, blow-drys in an instant or discover high-end treatments like laser hair removal or ultrasonic-cavitation treatments.” Groupon’s Health, Beauty and Wellness Advisory Board currently includes:
- BLU Salon Aveda, Arcadia, Calif.
- ABQ Hair Studio, Albuquerque, N.M.
- Total Med Solutions, LLC, Dallas
- Solé Salon & Spa Aveda, Emeryville, Calif.
- Asanda Aveda Spa Lounge, New York
- Lux Aveda Salon/Spa, Fullerton, Calif.
- Namaste Pure Designs Salons, Denver
- Phoenix Management Associates, Glendale, Calif. and Seattle
- HeavenGroup, New York
- Gary Manuel Aveda Institute, Seattle
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