RETAILERS HIT THE ROAD

Hungry for hard-fought sales, hot tub retailers were keen to get on the road this summer to maximise the sales potential of specialist and county shows around the country. Hot Tubs Rock took a roadshow team from their showrooms in Worcestershire and Gloucestershire on tour. They were on target to exhibit at seven shows over […]

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TRUSTING RELATIONSHIPS

Take a closer look at Garden Leisure dealer opportunities… The Garden Leisure range of hot tubs is the global brand of SCP and Poolcorp, the largest pool and spa distribution business in the world. This forms an essential part of the Garden Leisure back-story for both retailers and end users. The GL range is made […]

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TIDE TURNS FOR HOT TUB SALES

The tide has turned for the UK’s hot tub retailers who have seen sales stall amid growing consumer concerns for the country’s economic fortunes, the escalating cost of living and alarming energy costs that have trebled. After two years of fending off enquiries as the must-have product for home-owners, pro-active retailers are now back on […]

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PACKING A PUNCH

Polypool searches for more UK trade partners… Offering insulated panels that are eight times more efficient at retaining heat than your average double-glazed window, the Polypool system packs a powerful punch when it comes to energy busting sales messages. Most importantly, customers, who have made the decision to buy, don’t have to be waiting months […]

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AIM HIGH AND DIVERSIFY

Richard Hart, of the Aqua Warehouse Group, shares some timely business thoughts… They say hot tub sales rose 1,000 per cent last year. We all enjoyed a fantastic year despite all the challenges of Brexit, Covid lockdowns followed by stock shortages and container delays, HGV driver shortages and price increases. Phew! They chucked everything at […]

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FAMILY VALUES

The Barcelona from Platinum Spas… Offering two loungers and three seats, Platinum Spas have unveiled their newly updated Barcelona hot tub as the perfect family spa This new design from Platinum Spas has moved away from the stereotypical Chinese manufacturing to a North American philosophy – by sourcing the highest quality components and craftsmanship. Customer […]

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RIGHT OF REPLY ON USA VS CHINESE SPAS

Following Rob Carlin’s interesting piece, in the last issue of Hot Tub & Swim Spa Scene, I wanted to add my own take on things, writes Richard Hart of the Aqua Warehouse Group. The article centred round the rise of the Chinese spa manufacturers versus American producers. Now Rob was very polite and careful with […]

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS – UK TOUR WALES

Hot tub retailers in Wales are basking in the glory of a bumper year in terms of spa sales in 2019. Just like the rest of the UK, performance figures are up across the board, with many Welsh retailers reporting a record year for sales of hot tubs. “There has been a steady climb in […]

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Internet Shops Network To Boost Sales

UK spa and hot tub retailers could be missing out on millions of add-on accessory sales because they do not have an on-line shop offering easy and convenient after sales to their customer base. Aqua Spa Supplies, the accessory division to the Aqua Warehouse Group, is launching a new initiative aimed at helping smaller retailers […]

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