Spa Retailer – Metamorphis – With Olympic Hot Tub’s Don Riling

Spa Retailer – Metamorphis – With Olympic Hot Tub’s Don Riling

How Retail Stars, the industry and SpaRetailer has changed since the magazine started 10 years ago. As they always have, our Retail Stars represent trends industry wide. And after a decade of recognizing the top retailers in the hot tub industry, we check in to see what some of them are up to now.  Read … Read More

Philanthropic Events And Youth Cycling Team

Philanthropic Events And Youth Cycling Team

“Our relentless pursuit of making the best hot tub in the world was just one way we got there. We also partner with the absolute best hot tub dealers in North America. Not only are our dealers committed to delivering a fantastic shopping experience, but they also give back to their local communities. Hot Spring … Read More

Olympic Hot Tub Inaugurates Annual Founder’s Event in October 2017

Olympic Hot Tub Inaugurates Annual Founder’s Event in October 2017

“In October, Olympic Hot Tub kicks off its first annual Founder’s Event by shining a light to help end hunger supporting three regional food banks serving communities in the Puget Sound area. The event honors founders Alice Cunningham, and Blair Osborn and their legacy of giving. This year’s beneficiaries include the Marysville Community Foodbank, the … Read More

Selling Against Other Markets: Lifestyle Over Recreation

Selling Against Other Markets: Lifestyle Over Recreation

“Discretionary spending has increased over the past few years as the US economy recovers. This is good news for hot tub retailers, who saw sales growth across the industry in 2016. However, this also spells increased competition between other discretionary markets, including RVs, boats, and travel. How can spa retailers sell their products against such … Read More

Gift of cash, not a tub, to JBLM residence

Gift of cash, not a tub, to JBLM residence

Fisher House, a temporary home-like residence for families of active and veteran service members who are receiving extended medical care at Madigan Army Medical Center, received $22,250 over the weekend from Olympic Hot Tub. Company owner Don Riling says, “Olympic Hot Tub’s focus is on wellness, so it’s an honor to contribute to an organization … Read More

3 Dealers on Why They Sell Tubs — and Skip Pools

3 Dealers on Why They Sell Tubs — and Skip Pools

“Many pool and spa companies aspire to be all things to all people — a one-stop-shop, so to speak, for swimming pools, hot tubs, patio furniture, landscaping, decking and more. While the “more is better” philosophy works for some, it’s certainly not for everyone. In fact, with the birth of the hot tub industry came … Read More

THE HOW AND WHY OF INVENTORY TURNOVER

THE HOW AND WHY OF INVENTORY TURNOVER

“Looking for another sure way to improve your spa business’s cash flow? When was the last time you looked at your average number of days to turn inventory? Spa Retailer recently published an article on the SR Panel’s Most Important Numbers where Don Riling, owner of Olympic Hot Tub from Seattle, keys in on inventory … Read More