Combined Pool and Spa Awarded Highest Honor By Caldera® Spas

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - How do today's retailers rise to the top? According to Caldera Spas, it's by demonstrating professionalism, perseverance and passion for what they do. This description fits the team at Combined Pool and Spa of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the winner of the 2013 Caldera Spas Dealer of the Year Award. Combined was also praised for inspiring customers to discover enhanced well-being through daily self-care in a Caldera spa. The award was presented to owner Tom Junck at the 2014 Caldera Dealer Summit held in Las Vegas in January.

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"Our winner is a smart, strategic retailer and a major champion of the Caldera brand," said Mike Dunn, Executive Vice President of Watkins Manufacturing, maker of Caldera Spas. He recognized Combined for their marketing excellence, tireless customer service and beautifully merchandised high-end showroom. "A winning attitude will continue to fuel this dealer's success."

"Being the 2013 Caldera Dealer of the Year is very special to me and my team," said Tom Junck, owner of Combined Pool and Spa. "Early last year we faced a lot of adversity and we leaned into Caldera like the true business partner they are. With their support we were able to move in a positive direction."

Combined Pool and Spa was chosen from among more than 300 Caldera dealers worldwide, and was also recognized for being the #1 single store Caldera dealer in North America. In June 2013 they were featured in the annual SpaRetailer Magazine "Retail Stars" issue.

"This award is a symbol of the relationship we have with our Caldera family which, in turn, enables us to build better relationships with our customers."

Awards were also given recognizing Caldera dealers from throughout North America for their retail excellence. [View complete list of winners]

About Caldera® Spas
Caldera Spas is the hot tub brand designed for people seeking improved well-being and exceptional self-care. Featuring signature Pure Comfort®, performance and style, Caldera is one of the world's most trusted hot tub brands. Established in 1976, Caldera is owned by Watkins Manufacturing Corporation, the acknowledged global hot tub leader. Watkins is a division of Masco Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, whose fine home products include Delta® faucets, KraftMaid® cabinets, and Behr® paints. Caldera spas are sold through a network of independent retailers throughout North America and internationally.

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