Cottonwood, Ariz. (June 3, 2021) Body Bliss™ Intentional Aromatherapy® announced that the company is the winner of the Small Business Makeover, a program powered by the Yavapai College Small Business Development Center (SBDC.) The program recognizes and rewards the hard work and dedication that small business owners put into their businesses and offers a catalyst for growth and continued success. Funded in part with CARES Act funding, the program supports businesses in Yavapai County, specifically those impacted by the global pandemic, to provide support and access to resources in this time of economic recovery.
“Body Bliss was one of two winners out of 27 applicants to win the Makeover of a Lifetime Award. We chose Body Bliss as a winner because it is an incredibly dynamic, women-owned business that includes both a wholesale and retail manufacturing component,” said Ruth Ellen Elinski, Business Analyst with the SBDC. “We noted the impact the global pandemic has had specifically on Body Bliss’ sales channels, and the opportunity this unveils to work with you through recovery. We were particularly impressed with the commitment you demonstrated to being strategic and open to growth.”
Founded in 1999, Pam Sculthorp purchased Body Bliss in 2016. Employee Jennifer Rivera became co-owner in 2020. Led by this driven pair, Body Bliss™ now employs 14 team members at the manufacturing facility in Cottonwood and six team members at their retail location in the heart of uptown Sedona, Arizona.
“We are thrilled that Body Bliss is the winner of Small Business Makeover Program,” said SBDC Director Jeri Denniston. “We have prioritized several areas of their business and look forward to working with them on strategy, marketing, and process efficiency,” she continued. “They have a strong company already, and we look forward to providing support and resources to move them to the next level of success.”
About Body Bliss
Body Bliss™ Intentional Aromatherapy®, headquartered in Northern Arizona, is a leading manufacturer of natural and therapeutic spa products. Prestigious resort partners like Canyon Ranch, Four Seasons, Hyatt, Miraval, Montage and The Ritz Carlton count on Body Bliss for a wide range of spa solutions. Body Bliss sources raw essential oils and botanicals from around the globe and in our “backyard” in the Southwestern desert. All handcrafted Body Bliss products are made in the USA with organic and wild crafted ingredients, Non-GMO, and free of artificial color, fragrance, parabens and sulfates. www.bodybliss.com
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