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  • Pool & Spa News Wins Coveted Award

    An in-depth feature article on the design, standards and controversy surrounding pool suction-outlet covers has won the 2012 Jesse H. Neal Award, widely considered the Pulitzer Prize of business media.

  • Inquiring Minds

    Question: Given the unpredictable economy and the number of dealers who have gone out of business, why haven’t more hot tub manufacturers folded?

  • 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.