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  • Jandy Pool Products Acquires Cover-Pools

    On Feb. 1, Jandy Pool Products acquired Cover-Pools Inc., one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of automatic swimming pool covers

  • State of the Market

    Families enjoy a variety of digital connections 24/7 these days. While the kids chat online, mom and dad conference via Bluetooth headsets.

  • Cutting Edge

    When Ray Whitford saw how impressed his customers were with the spectrum of automation products on the market, he decided to take a different approach to sales.

  • Peak Performance Pumps

    Last summer, Russ Long, owner of Golden State Pool Service in Fresno, Calif., received a call from a satisfied client.

  • The Green Scene

    When customers enter Marin Outdoor Living, they immediately notice a vibrant display of color.

  • State of the Market

    For 15 years, Jim Stone Jr.’s small retail store, Sunshine Pool Co. in Pembroke, Mass., sold the same brand of chemicals. Then two years ago, the manufacturer with whom he did business approached him and said that prices would be increasing by 30 percent.

  • Polyair Sells Off Cantar Cover Assets

    Polyair Inter Pack Inc. has sold various assets of its pool division — Cantar Pool Products of Youngstown, Ohio — to the company’s former president. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

  • Quick Hits

    Water Pik Technologies Inc. completed the sale of its Canadian pool accessories business last month.

  • Consumer Reports Targets Inflatable Pools

    ConsumerReports.org, the Web site for the nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting product safety, has released a report calling inflatable pools “drowning hazards” and warning parents not to purchase these pools for children

  • Accessorize Your Profits

    Veteran retailer John Paul believes that inside every aboveground-pool owner is an inground-pool owner waiting to get out. What he means is that just because someone is on a budget and can’t afford an upscale gunite installation does not mean he or she do