June 20, 2015

►    Customer Feedback:  Customer Bob B. of Nashua, NH stated that his general shopping experience with us was Excellent.  “All questions were answered.  no pressure sales, very pleasant young lady.”  Did any of our team members do an unusually good job?  “A young lady named Stephanie helped us choose the right product for the task (pool vacuum).”  Sales help, operations, communication, and product performance were all rated Excellent.  “Polite, pleasant, and efficient.”  “The product did what it was supposed to do.”  What do we do really well?  “Answer questions and show product features.”

►    Advertising, promotions, and weekly specials continue from last week:  “Super Summer Savings”

►    Events during the next couple of weeks:

June 21:  Father’s Day ~ FREE Gifts for fathers, future fathers, and fathers-at-heart, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

June 27:  Happy Birthday Patrick and Rose:  FREE birthday cake in the coffee shop, while supplies last.

July 1-3:  FREE Independence Day Gifts while supplies last.

July 1:  Summer store hours start:  Mon – Fri 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Sat 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Sun 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

July 4:  CLOSED ~ Happy Independence Day.

►    Free gifts for Father’s Day note:  This is for all males, not just fathers.  You never ask a stranger if they are a father or a mother.

►    Happy Birthday to Patrick on Tuesday, June 23 and Rose on Wednesday, June 24.

►    Nine people looked for local pool and patio stores on Yelp last week.  One of them called us on their cell phone.

►    A few of you are still getting a pay check every week.  Perhaps you find it easier, or you just work “for the fun of it’ and don’t actually cash the checks.  Ask your friends how they like direct deposit.  Most people find it easier.

►    Anti-Jokes.  Note, these are not jokes, they are anti-jokes.

  • A man walks into a bar. His alcohol dependency is tearing his family apart.
  • An owl and a squirrel are sitting in a tree, watching a farmer go by. The owl turns to the squirrel and says nothing, because owls can’t talk. The owl then eats the squirrel because it’s a bird of prey.