THE IDEAL BLUEPRINT

Vital tips for successful showroom planning… The ideal blueprint for a successful showroom will focus attention on your main profit-making selling points, displayed in a way that moves the customer around the store. Take time to add-in obvious and clearly separated product areas such as chemicals and water treatment. A designated section on heating and […]

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BEST DAY SPA FOR WHITTLEBURY

Nestled in the scenic Northamptonshire countryside, Whittlebury Spa has been crowned winner of the Best Day Spa category in the Northants Muddy Stilettos Award 2023. The state-of-the-art spa, situated in over 700 acres of ancient parkland in Whittlebury Park Hotel, impressed the judging panel with its luxurious treatments and tranquil ambience, earning it this coveted […]

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BEST SELLING IMPRESSIONS

Why showrooms are still essential to boost hot tub sales, as Jane Herbert reports… Recent lockdowns may have fast-tracked use of the latest video technology, but successful retailers agree that there is no substitute for the hands-on buying experience, making showrooms critical to securing sales. “Buying a spa is very much like purchasing a new […]

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RECORD BOAT SHOW SALES

Hydropool displayed a range of Serenity, self-cleaning hot tubs and swimspas at the recent Southampton Boat Show. Long-term exhibitors at the event, Hydropool fielded a five-strong team, reduced from previous years, as it was unclear how attendance would be impacted at the first major show since Covid. “Sales were amazing,” revealed Simon Chaney, Retail Sales […]

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CONSUMER GIANT SWOOPS FOR OUTDOOR LIVING

Buy it Direct Group, one of the UK’s largest online consumer goods retailers, has acquired hot tub and swim spa specialist, Outdoor Living, one of the UK’s best known and highly admired retailers of hot tubs, swim spas, saunas and gazebos, Already home to a number of leading eCommerce brands, including Appliances Direct, Laptops Direct, […]

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TIMELY ADVICE FOR COMMERCIAL SPAS

PWTAG has issued re-opening guidance specifically for spa pools and hot tubs run either in a commercial or business setting. It is likely that spa pools and hot tubs will have been shut since the early weeks of Covid-19, but some operators may have kept them full of water. PWTAG advice on temporary closure includes […]

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OLYMPIC HOPEFULS TRAIN FROM HOME

Jacuzzi® Brands UK has collaborated with Bedfordshire Hot Tubs to provide swim spas and enable elite British swimmers to continue to train at home, during the coronavirus lockdown, with their main focus, the postponed Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. GB Swimmers Adam Peaty MBE, James Guy, Ben Proud, Luke Greenbank, Tom Dean, Anna Hopkins, Sarah Vasey […]

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NEXT GENERATION

Smart Technology offers remote monitoring… In a clear case of what is good for the goose, is good for the gander, the Aqua Warehouse Group has launched a new water testing APP into the hot tub sector, marketed as YourSpa. Developed for their own showroom originally, the purpose-designed APP clearly has huge benefits for hot […]

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HIGH-PROFILE SPORTS PARTNERSHIP FOR JACUZZI®

Jacuzzi® have signed a major sponsorship deal as the new Elite Performance Partner to Hull FC – one of the oldest clubs in rugby league. As one of the most exciting and significant partnerships in Hull FC’s 155- year history, the global manufacturer and distributor of whirlpool baths, hot tubs, swim spas and saunas will […]

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JACUZZI PLUG ENTRY LEVEL GAP

Jacuzzi has confirmed it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire LMI FLA Holdings, Inc. and Leisure Manufacturing a leader in the affordable hot tub market in North America through their Dream Maker and Sunrise Spas brands. The acquisition will allow Jacuzzi Brands to provide a complete range of price points in its hot […]

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