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Spa group acquires NZ chain


Day spa and wellness product company Endota has purchased New Zealand’s largest day spa group, Forme Spa, for an undisclosed amount as part of its international expansion plans, according to a media report.


Endota operates 120 spas and distributes products to 11 countries including Canada, Thailand, Malaysia, and China with a group turnover of approximately $170 million. The Forme acquisition adds nine locations around New Zealand to Endota’s studio chain.  Read more



Jason Gehrke | Director | Franchise Advisory Centre Jason is the director of the Franchise Advisory Centre and has been involved in franchising for more than 30 years at franchisee, franchisor and advisor level. He advises both existing and potential franchisors and franchisees, and conducts franchise education programs throughout Australia. He has been awarded for his franchise achievements, and publishes Franchise News & Events, Australia’s only fortnightly electronic news bulletin on franchising issues. In his spare time, Jason is a passionate collector of military antiques.