Dealers share the hiccups of expansion, relocation Compiled by Kim Patterson Any store owner who’s changed locations or added a location knows the process comes with glitches. Sometimes major problems arise, and other times a series of smaller mishaps add up to big frustrations. It can be challenging to anticipate
Spa dealers building a strong Houzz profile to obtain more leads By Michelle L. Cramer When backyard renovations are on the agenda, homeowners often look for pictures of completed projects to start their brainstorming. And with more than 40 million unique users a month, Houzz has become the go-to platform
Retailers share the secondary items that were a hit and others that flopped Rohan Mehta Arctic Spas Durham co-owner Whitby, Ontario We sold trampolines, and they were amazing. We had enough showroom to have a couple on display; we kept an inventory in our warehouse that customers could pick
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Bill Renter Best Hot Tubs president Farmingdale, Westbury and Windham New York We have stores that are busy in spring and summer, and another location that is busy in fall and winter. This evens out seasonality to reduce stress in the offseason. Make sure your overhead is reasonable, and