spastar

SPA STAR – OLLIE WRAPSON

Hydropool’s UK Sales Manager, Ollie Wrapson, is a former semi-professional rugby player but restricts his sport to golf these days…   HOW AND WHEN DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN THE INDUSTRY? It is 15 years now because I started with Spaform in Portsmouth. PLEASE DESCRIBE YOUR CURRENT INDUSTRY ROLE: UK Sales Manager for Hydropool. DESCRIBE […]

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NEIL VAUGHAN JONES
and Gareth Jones have
formed a formidable
selling partnership.

WORK IN PROGRESS

While many retailers might be satisfied with unit sales in excess of 200 plus year-on-year, comparative new kids on the hot tub block, UK Leisure Living consider themselves to be a work in progress. Enjoying such growth, the UK Leisure Living team has been shortlisted for not one but two awards in the Fast Growth […]

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irish

THE LUCK OF THE IRISH

Irish hot tub dealers are enjoying one of their busiest years to date with sales up right across the board, writes Ashleigh Bissett. The general feeling is that customers are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of owning a hot tub, and the majority are now prioritising quality over price. However, this year’s success is […]

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sell sell sell

PICK YOUR SPA NAME AND SELL, SELL, SELL

Tired of price wars with rival hot tub sellers? Well with Sunbeach Spas, you just make a selection of your preferred range of spas, choose your own names, and sidestep any Internet price wars. “We would like to hear from anyone who feels they have the capacity to add Sunbeach Spas, which can be own-labelled […]

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bologna

BOLOGNA BECKONS GLOBAL MARKET

ForumClub-ForumPiscine, the three-day event that is the Italian go-to place for fitness, wellness, pool and spa professionals, makes a welcome annual return from February 19 to 21, 2020. Well worth a combined city and event visit, the Bologna event typically attracts 150 exhibitors, and puts on 70 educational events in addition to its popular Italian […]

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spatex

SPATEX 2020 ON TRACK

With over 100 business exhibitors requesting extra exhibition space, SPATEX 2020, the UK’s only dedicated water leisure expo is heading for an early sell-out. With some four months to go before the curtain rises, the show’s organiser, Michele Bridle, is delighted with how much space has been sold: “It’s heartening to see so many companies […]

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wish list

WISH LIST

A Luxury Spas Direct customer was looking for high quality spa that would offer generous space inside and would complement the design and ambience of their garden. Health benefits were very high on this this Luxury Spas Direct customers’ wish list. They wanted a deep hydrotherapy massage so LSD recommended the Helix jets, exclusive to […]

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1 stop

ON LOCATION – SHOWROOM CLOSE UP

The One Stop Spas team perform cartwheels to open their new Sleaford showroom.. Taking their sons to their regular gym club in Sleaford, Melissa and Chris Brady, of 1 Stop Spas, in Lincolnshire, had often cast an envious eye over the building, agreeing it would make an ideal showroom. So when they heard a whisper […]

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COMPREHENSIVE COLOGNE SHOWCASE PROMISED pic 1

COMPREHENSIVE COLOGNE SHOWCASE PROMISED

Aquanale promises a comprehensive showcase of innovations and products from all segments of the swimming pool and wellness industry from November 5 to 8. Around 320 exhibiting companies from more than 25 countries are expected in Cologne for the trade fair highlight of the year. By presenting the private and public pool segments together under […]

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