83 episodes

A podcast dedicated to running a hot tub business from SpaRetailer magazine, the definitive trade publication for the hot tub industry.

The SpaRetailer Podcast Megan Kendrick

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

A podcast dedicated to running a hot tub business from SpaRetailer magazine, the definitive trade publication for the hot tub industry.

    Episode #83, Building a Legacy with Joe King from King Technology

    Episode #83, Building a Legacy with Joe King from King Technology

    Joe King has been in the pool and spa industry for most of his life — and much of that spent at the helm of King Technology. The company is best known in the spa industry for its FROG product, and it recently moved to a new headquarters. King talks about how his faith helps guide him through his business decisions and what he sees ahead for his company and the industry.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode #82, Retail Stars 2022: Selling Hot Tubs in Alaska

    Episode #82, Retail Stars 2022: Selling Hot Tubs in Alaska

    The third-generation owner of Alaska Stove & Spa Bobby Carlson and his wife Christy join Megan on the podcast to talk about doing business in The Last Frontier.

    Episode #81, Ryan Landwehr takes over at A&B Accessories

    Episode #81, Ryan Landwehr takes over at A&B Accessories

    Ryan Landwehr speaks with us about taking over at A&B Accessories and where he plans to take the company going forward.

    Episode #80, Step Into Your Power with Leslie Cunningham

    Episode #80, Step Into Your Power with Leslie Cunningham

    We talk to long-time business coach Leslie Cunningham about her passion for training women to be better leaders and talk through four common challenges that women often face in leadership. Check out Leslie’s previous articles for SpaRetailer here, including the tale about her crazy trip across New Zealand and her most recent articles about women in leadership. If you’d like more information about the women’s coaching group soon to launch with Leslie and SpaRetailer, let us know! And if you’d […]

    Episode #79, Outdoor Retailer Adds Hot Tubs…in 2021

    Episode #79, Outdoor Retailer Adds Hot Tubs…in 2021

    Randy Antrikin is not one to sit still — and as he continues to expand his backyard retail and construction business, hot tubs started to look like an attractive product to sell. Of course, there was no more volatile time to do that than in 2021. Don’t miss the write-up on Galaxy Patio in the October issue of the magazine.

    • 39 min
    Episode #78, John Napodano from Pettis Pool & Patio

    Episode #78, John Napodano from Pettis Pool & Patio

    As Pettis Pools & Patio celebrates its 60th year in business, owner John Napodano reflects on its founders and the company’s success. As a veteran of the hot tub industry, Napodano talks about the importance of properly pricing spas and how the recent market correction should be helping everyone’s margins.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Pete.Basso ,

Such a Great Way To Stay in Touch w Our Industry

Great job Megan. I love listening to these podcasts. The topics are relevant and keep us in touch w what’s happening in our industry. Fascinating content and guests who all bring very poignant information. It’s fun to listen to the great minds of the industry, there’s so much to learn. Thanks for hosting, you’re doing such a wonderful job.

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