The SpaRetailer Podcast
Dan Friedman from The Hot Tub Store joins us on the podcast to talk about reviews. He was recently interviewed for a story on Yelp, and we talk about that as well as Google reviews. Jeff and Dan’s stores both use Broadly to help them manage reviews,
In the February/March issue of SpaRetailer, we outlined how the trucker shortage was impacting hot tub retailers. This week on The SpaRetailer Podcast we talk to a transportation expert about some of the issues facing that industry. Doug Punzel,
Longtime SpaRetailer columnist, Linda Cahan, joins us to talk about the right way to merchandise hot tub chemicals. Not the prettiest part of spa retail stores, you can still take a thoughtful approach to stocking chemicals.
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.
On January 22, the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals and National Swimming Pool Foundation announced (again) that they were going to merge. Today we’re joined by Larry Caniglia, CEO of APSP, to discuss the reasons behind the merge,
Part 2 of Jeff’s journey to purchase Spring Dance Hot Tubs. Surprise — the deal actually gets done! But there are a lot of bumps along the way. Thanks for all of your support this year! Let us know what you think about this episode and others by emaili...
We finally go in-depth with cohost Jeff about the process he went through to buy his company. Jeff is candid about some of the obstacles he faced, things that went wrong and the costs associated with everything.
Megan and Jeff meet in Las Vegas at the Pool | Spa | Patio Expo and chat with Troy Derheim. Troy is the owner of My Aquatics Services — a pool construction, service and hot tub retail company — in the Fargo/Moorehead area.
Norm Coburn from New England Spas in the Boston metro has been attending the industry trade shows for 30+ years. In this episode he tells us when he starts planning for the show (six months in advance!), what he tries to accomplish when he’s there and ...
In this episode Megan and Jeff talk to Tom Junck, co-owner of Combined Pool & Spa in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Tom’s store has won the Caldera Dealer of the Year award the last five years. The company also have more than 280 Google Reviews and is rate...