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BEST PET BOARDER + DAY CARE
Westminster-based Camp Bow Wow has grown into a $100 million-plus brand, with more than 160 locations across North America. The camp concept provides fun, safety and service for dogs, and peace of mind for their humans, who can watch their furry loved ones on the Live Camper Cams. The company started franchising in 2003, and has sold more than 180 franchises in 42 states and Canada, and more than 70 percent of franchises have women in ownership positions. Camp Bow Wow offers day care, overnight camp, in-home pet care, grooming services and a rewards-based dog training program. As of September 2017, Camp Bow Wow is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mars Inc.
Health, wellness and beauty are intricately linked, according to Woodhouse Day Spa, so the full-service luxury day spa helps people on this journey to the perfect balance of all three. There are more than 70 spa treatments, from a manicure or pedicure to The Woodhouse Experience, which starts with an Aromatherapy Bath Cure and includes signature Four-Handed Massage, Minkyti Facial, spa cuisine and Seaweed Leaf Pedicure. Woodhouse Day Spa is a franchise company based in Victoria, Texas, with Colorado locations in Castle Pines, Denver, Durango, Golden, Littleton and Centennial.
BEST STYLING SALON
As a L’Oreal Professional Black Elite Salon and a Kerastase Exclusive K Salon, Matthew Morris Salon and Skincare provides a professional and luxurious experience. The salon, with locations in RiNo, Broadway and DTC, says it offers exceptional customer service and sought-after services and products, backed by constant education and innovation. The staff at Matthew Morris Salon and Skincare understands that hair is an artistic self-expression of individuality and brand identity for clients. This philosophy, and a nationally recognized education program, has set Matthew Morris Salon and Skincare apart from others.
Veldkamp’s Flowers & Gifts has delivered fresh flowers, blooming plants, foliage, gift/gourmet baskets and artificial arrangements to millions of customers in metro Denver for the last 60 years. The florist procures the highest grades of flowers from California, Holland and South America multiple times a week. The company employs the most advanced techniques to transport and process its flowers to fulfill a freshness guarantee and as many days of enjoyment as possible for the end consumer. Veldkamp’s experienced, creative floral designers provide customers with the highest standard of design, presentation and service.
Shane Co. is a direct-diamond importer that has its own in-house designers who constantly create new and original styles not found at other jewelers. The company, founded in 1929, has been sourcing its diamonds only from the most reputable diamond cutters and only sells natural diamonds, never lab grown, for their enduring value. Shane Co. offers a 60-day money-back guarantee and free lifetime warranties, maintenance, cleaning and center stone replacement. The company’s jewelry experts don’t work on commission, so there’s no pressure to buy.
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