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  • Delta UV Hires Tillman

    Delta UV, a manufacturer of UV technology based in Gardena, Calif., has hired Dan Tillman as eastern regional sales manager.

  • Lawsuit for Overseas Entrapment to be Heard in U.S.

    A Florida judge has decided to hear a case involving an entrapment that occurred out of the country.

  • 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...

  • Extreme Makeover

    Ever since Bass Brewery trademarked its logo in 1876, companies have been coming up with their own symbols to differentiate their products and offer a way for the public to quickly identify with their brands.

  • 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 Amazon.com.

  • New Group Battles for MAP Enforcement

    A group of Arizona dealers lobbying for stricter enforcement of minimum advertised pricing policies has ramped up the fight.

  • PoolCorp and ‘Big 3’ Named in Lawsuit

    Megadistributor PoolCorp and the manufacturers known in the industry as “The Big Three” are being accused of anti-competitive activity in a lawsuit that the plaintiffs are hoping will gain class action status.

  • Understanding SVRS

    A safety vacuum release system (SVRS) is a system or a device that disables a pool pump’s suction ability so that a body or object trapped against the suction outlet is freed.

  • Amid Outcry, Manufacturers Weigh MAP Options

    As brick-and-mortar retailers continue to feel the competitive pressure from online sellers, the topic of minimum advertised pricing (MAP) policies has become a hot one.

  • Arizona Dealers Push MAP Enforcement

    A group of pool and spa retailers, service technicians and builders in Arizona are banding together to call out manufacturers who fail to enforce their minimum advertised prices (MAP) online.