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  • 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...

  • A Broader View

    Rarely does a week go by that I’m not engaged in a conversation about the sale of pool and spa products over the Internet.

  • Some Like It Hot

    There’s nothing like a little help from Oprah. When the queen of daytime television credited the infrared sauna with helping her shed some pounds a few years ago, dealers across the county saw interest in saunas spike.

  • News Briefs

    Hanley Wood Pool Group, composed of Pool & Spa News and Aquatics International, has announced major changes and additions to its e-newsletter offerings.

  • Customer-First Attitude

    No one knows the importance of customer service more than Scott Colley.

  • News Briefs

    Watkins Manufacturing Corp., maker of Hot Spring Spas, Caldera Spas and Advanced Hydrotherapy Systems, honored its president, Steven Hammock, for his 30th anniversary with the company.

  • Uptick of Early Buys Reported

    Early buys are in full swing, and many industry members are reporting participation is up slightly compared with the past few years.

  • Businesses Boost Off-Season Sales with Holiday Decorating Franchise

    Dennis Marunde got more than he bargained for when he pitched holiday decorating services to one of his pool customers.

  • Consumers Face Online Sales Tax in Key States

    As a taste of what’s to come for online consumers, California and Pennsylvania now are requiring that sales tax be charged on Internet purchases made by shoppers living in these states.

  • Florida Housing Uptick Boosts Pool Sales

    With new housing starts in Florida up more than 25 percent from 2011, pool contractors in that state who work with home builders have seen substantial improvement in their business as well.