More stories about Management

  • Looking Back

    In 1999, as the millenium drew to a close, Pool & Spa News invited leading pool and spa professionals to share their thoughts on the industry — and key events that shaped their lives. Their words continue to inspire today.

  • Pool and Spa Manufacturers Sponsor New Sales Training

    Seven companies in the pool and spa market have joined forces to sponsor a series of sales training seminars. Paramount Pool & Spa Systems, Pebble Tec International, Pentair Aquatic Systems, Pool Cover Specialists, PoolCorp, Structure Studios and Wet Edge Technologies together are sponsoring the...

  • Employees Take Ownership of Pool and Spa Chemical Firm

    After completing a plan 15 years in the making, Haviland Enterprises now is 100 percent employee owned.

  • Shop Local: Growing Trend or All Talk?

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

  • Family Bonding

    Modern Method Gunite, and companies like it, are helping usher in a new age of interior surface applicators.

  • No Stone Unturned

    People often ask me how Pulliam Pools has survived for 96 years, and I always give the same answer.

  • A Mobile Business

    How do you go from cleaning teeth to cleaning pools? Ask Melissa Crow.

  • 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.

  • Aquatech Move Provides Case Study

    In its 50th anniversary year, buying group Aquatech Corp.