More stories about Management

  • New Management at Leisure Pools USA

    A leading fiberglass pool manufacturer has cut ties with its longtime CEO and now is under the direction of its co-founder.

  • Protect and Serve

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business. All professionals featured in this column are selected at random.

  • Will to Survive

    Five years ago, 78 hot tub stores were spread along the 518 square miles of desert land that make up the Valley of the Sun.

  • Race to the Bottom

    When I was a kid, my friends and I used to play a game that we called “Race to the Bottom of the Pool.

  • In the Minority

    Two years ago, Paul Alfano decided to rethink some of his marketing strategies.

  • Techno-Smart

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

  • Political Action

    I am currently running for the Republican nomination to serve in the Texas State Legislature, House District 15.

  • The Sixties: Early Years. Free-for-All. Pleasure. Self-Definition. Growing Pains.

    The pool industry in the 1960s was like a toddler first learning about the world. It lurched forward on unsteady legs, grasping at everything in its path with a wild rush of energy and enthusiasm.

  • The Aughts: Early Extravagance. Recession. Technological Advances. Resilience.

    The decade started out quietly enough.

  • Getting Certified

    Close to a decade ago, we became the first pool builder to be certified for ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems, which verifies we have a series of processes and procedures in place to ensure consistent quality from customer to customer.