Elizabeth Arden Red Door acquires Manicube

Spa buys in-office beauty services

Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa has announced the acquisition of Manicube – an in-office beauty and grooming service. The purchase is part of the company's plan to bring its spa expertise into the office.

Manicube launched three years ago with the aim of improving the lives of professionals working in corporate offices. It parters with HR managers in corporate offices to arrange weekly services said to increase employee satisfaction and productivity. Users can book appointments directly with Manicube. The company also offers corporate parties and client gifting.

Manicube offers nail services and male barbering across four key markets: New York City, Chicago, San Francisco and Boston, supported by an innovative technology platform. It currently serves around 200 corporate clients working across industries including finance, accounting, consulting, law, advertising, publishing, retail and a number of Fortun 500 companies.

The partnership between Manicube and Red Door Spa will expand the existing corporate service to include beauty and wellness treatments from 2016 onwards.

Katina Mountanos, Co-founder and CEO at Manicube, commented: "We are ecstatic that Manicube is joining Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa. It's the perfect match, bringing together the leader in convenient in-office beauty services with the world's authority in guest service, beauty and wellness treatments." Liz Whitman, Co-founder and President at Manicube, added: "Our two companies share a vision to provide clients with exceptional service, top quality products and beauty and grooming solutions adapted to today's consumer needs. We anticipate that the power of the Red Door brand will help us accelerate Manicube's growth in additional corporate and group event channels."

Todd Walter, CEO of Red Door Spa Holdings, said: "With Manicube, Red Door Spa is redefining beauty and wellness experiences. Together we are creating a new model and standard for the industry, employing top trained and licensed technicians to service consumers at their convenience, when and where they work, or at the spa."

Red Door Spa currently has 29 day and resort spa locations across the US. It aims to offer the best facials, massages, body treatments, salon services, nail care and make-up artisty.

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