In January Leslie’s Poolmart purchased independent retailer Aqua Quip. Aqua Quip’s president Brian Quint joins us on the podcast to talk about the acquisition and how they had readied their company so they could pounce on the opportunity. Brian mentions several resources for business owners, which you can find below.Vistage
Software that helps our panelists keep everything running Rene Huston Patio Pleasures Pools & Spas Owner/Vice President of Finance, Sales and Marketing We use Evosus. Before investing in Evosus, we used a very basic POS software but we outgrew it. Evosus seems to serve us well based on our business size.
A panelist shares two crazy marketing schemes from the past Brian Quint Aqua Quip president and CEO Nine in Seattle/Tacoma metro Hot Tub TV There was a time where anybody with any viable business plan could get a half-hour show on public-access television. I remember two ladies who did an
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
Rene Huston Patio Pleasures Pools & Spas owner/vice president of finance, sales and marketing Sun Prairie and Madison, Wisconsin Huston was always drawn to entrepreneurship. Her background is in sales and marketing, where she built her professional career in the print and digital communications industry. In 2006, her family was