Christina Mantoura Clarke is taking the reins of the family pool
and spa retail business as father Theo Mantoura takes a sideways step to
concentrate on construction.

Mantouras Play The Generation Game

If the pool and spa sectors were looking for a likely candidate to represent them in Alan Sugar’s The Apprentice, then surely Christina Mantoura Clarke would make the shortlist. With a dissertation for her BA hons in Management and Business Administration, Christina came top of her year and won the accolade of best management student. […]

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Kent Retailers Upgrade Show Centre

Kent-based Hydropool retailers, The Pool and Spa Company celebrated the refurbishment of their Ruxley show site with an open day recently. The revamp has put 60% of displays undercover investing in the company as an all year round, weather proof show centre. The company now displays: 19 hot tubs, three swim spas and four saunas. […]

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Front Of House

More than ever, traditional pool and spa businesses are questioning the wisdom of maintaining a shop or showroom location. With increased competition from on-line retail sales, for some, the burden of rent, rates, display stock and staffing costs is becoming more and more difficult to justify. But other retailers are turning a negative into a positive by honing in on the Internet as a crucial marketing tool that can drive visitors to their shop sites and vitally, once there, maximising the potential of that visit.

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