More stories about Sales

  • Will to Survive

    Five years ago, 78 hot tub stores were spread along the 518 square miles of desert land that make up the Valley of the Sun.

  • Taylor Restructures Management

    Change is afoot at the managerial level of Taylor Technologies’ sales department. Chemical engineer Christopher Golden has been promoted to director of business development, and degreed chemist Jody O’Grady has risen to director of sales operations.

  • Sound Investment

    When Tim Colon restructured his business in 2008, it was done with an eye toward the future.

  • Internet Pricing Bypasses Dealers

    At first, Sabina McPherson chalked up her store’s drop in sales to a weak economy.

  • Techs & Taxes

    Like many company owners, Richard Wibbelmann was caught off guard.

  • Fresh Faces

    Though spa sales are improving in some areas, most experts agree that the market will not be at pre-recession levels for quite some time.

  • Replacement Parts Outpace Repairs

    Sales of new pool equipment are on the rise this spring as manycustomers who ordered repairs in previous seasons are now making the leap into new purchases.

  • Not Always a Man’s World

    Mom-and-pop stores have been the cornerstone of the pool and spa retail business for decades.

  • Top of Their Game

    While the hot tub market may not be as robust as in years past, plenty of spa dealers are still doing well.

  • Texas Bill Links Drain Safety to Home Sales

    A Texas senator has introduced a state bill aimed at raising awareness of suction entrapment