More stories about Business

  • A Look at the Better Business Bureau

    Some pool firms question the value of the BBB

  • A Father's Legacy

    Rising Sun Pools' sibling co-owners honor their father's memory by leading his company to success.

  • Pool Industry Sees Increase in Class Actions

    With the industry facing at least two class-action lawsuits, it's worthwhile to examine this type of litigation.

  • Shop Local: Growing Trend or All Talk?

    Pool firms that experiment with ‘shop local’ campaigns report mixed results.

  • PSN Introduces New Blogger

    Hey everyone! I want to help business owners take advantage of the Web and market their companies online.

  • Franchise Players

    Subway. 7-Eleven. Dunkin’ Donuts. Hertz. These brands sit at the top of the U.S. franchise world, and are part of a category containing nearly one million similar companies throughout the country.

  • Secret To Success

    Several years ago, one of Cal Boothby’s employees approached a customer for a loan.

  • Clicks Kill Bricks

    Leslie Sauer closed her swimming pool and spa retail store in August 2011 after several years of struggling to compete with Internet giant

  • New Path for Pool Financing

    The pool industry has completely changed since the 2008 housing crash.

  • Ideal Customer?

    Starting pool service for a new customer involves liability risks beyond what’s normally encountered with an existing customer.