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  • 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.

  • Pool & Spa News Expo Product Showcase - 10.11.2012

    Here are some of the latest products and special offers you will discover at the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, which will be held November 6-8, 2012 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

  • Carecraft Hires George Williams

    George Williams, a 40-year industry veteran who’s held prominent positions with several major manufacturers, has joined the executive staff of Carecraft.

  • Product Spotlight

    The V-Green premium efficiency variable-speed motor from Century is equipped with an integrated timer, and can reduce energy cost by up to 80 percent versus a standard single speed motor.

  • 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.

  • Masters of the Games

    Chris Lee spreads an array of pool toys, floats and games throughout her Lee’s Summit, Mo., retail store.

  • 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.

  • Renovation Remedy

    “Retail Raves” asks one retailer to specify a product that’s making a difference in his or her business