Finding your place in the backyard scheme I recently had the pleasure of visiting several hot tub retailers in Seattle. It was fun to see stores in person I’d been writing about in SpaRetailer for years. It was also fascinating to learn how different each business was, despite being
August/September 2018 from Megan Kendrick on Vimeo. What it’s doing that you should do too Our local Target has been undergoing a major remodel this summer, to the tune of $4.9 million. It’s been fascinating to watch. Target announced it was going to remodel 110 stores in 2018 with an
Every now and then, we do something crazy and it works One of the things I love about talking to hot tub retailers is hearing the weird and unusual things they’ve tried to get customers in the door or to generate new revenue streams. These don’t always work, and sometimes
We’re under new ownership In our “Tales of Sales” feature, we report on ownership transitions at hot tub retail stores, and it turns out we have another story to add — mine. As of this publication, I am the owner of SpaRetailer, along with our other publications PoolPro, Spasearch and Poolsearch.
People are the toughest, and most rewarding, part of any business At the Pool | Spa | Patio Expo in November, I asked a very successful hot tub retailer what they still struggled with. This retailer seems to be doing everything right but said finding good employees is still incredibly