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  • Increase Sales With a Well-Designed Pool Store

    Easy-to-correct mistakes are keeping pool and spa retail stores from being modern, inviting environments

  • Olympics: London Calling

    A large turtle waving oversized flippers, a dolphin’s back, an airy dramatic space that suggests a wave: The London Aquatics Centre, built for this year’s London Olympics, has been described as all of these.

  • Techno-Smart

    Instead of an official theme this year, organizers of the Atlantic City Pool & Spa Show decided to go high-tech.

  • Dealer Feeling “Hard Press” from Textron Financial

    Textron Financial is pushing its remaining hot tub dealers to pay off their balances by instituting new fees for floor checks, according to at least one longtime retail customer

  • Atlantic City Show Storms On

    Despite a storm that stopped traffic on the roads and in the air, the Atlantic City Pool & Spa Show reported some near-record statistics, according to show officials.

  • A Cut Above

    For the past several years, vinyl-liner pools have become ever more intricate in their design. In fact, some builders rarely install standard shapes anymore.

  • Make the Most of Your Retail Floor Space

    Some products in the pool industry take up a lot of room in a showroom.

  • Asked & Answered

    I have been told that low-voltage step lights can’t be used within 5 feet of the water’s edge.

  • Clever Cleaning:One

    Every pool needs to be cleaned regularly, and for most pools, that means bringing in an automatic cleaner.

  • Heads Up

    In-floor cleaning systems are designed to ease the ownership of pools by sweeping the interior surfaces, steps and benches of a pool while evenly distributing filtered water, heat and chemicals. In-floor systems are relatively simple; they consist of a mu