Large box stores and online shopping sites offer hot tub hunters alternatives to purchasing through traditional, local speciality retailers. This has left some brick-and-mortar store owners scratching their heads, losing sleep – and even hair – speculating about the distant and not-so-distant future of their businesses.
Kelowna, BC, Canada., April 16, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) - For most retailers, though, the challenge of competing with these new big players has brought out the best in us in recent years, requiring thinking ‘outside the tub’ on the one hand, while not losing sight of the fact that we do – and will continue to – offer important value for consumers on the other.
The reality is a smart hot tub shopper will do his homework. He will consider purchasing through a retailer, big box store and online shopping outfit, weighing many of the pros and cons along the way. And so it should be. On the surface, box store and online options present certain advantages over their traditional counterparts. “Hallelujah!” a consumer rejoices from the comfort of his own sofa, tablet on lap and credit card in hand. “We no longer have to deal with sales people. And what a price for this tub, honey!”
Too good to be true? Maybe.
A more satisfying, complete experience
After scratching the surface, a potential buyer who examines the retailer route carefully will come to recognize the many tangible benefits of going with that Mom and Pop shop down the road. The Mom and Pop shop which has been serving the community and its loyal customers with pride and distinction for decades. The reason? Retailers generally offer a more complete, satisfying hot tub experience. Continue…
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