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    Despite the U.S. building slump, much of the Canadian market has held strong and may even be poised for growth.

  • Max Opportunities

    It’s tough out there in retail nowadays

  • Sales of VGB Act Related Products Rising

    An uptick in sales of drain covers and suction vacuum release systems indicates an increasing awareness of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act among pool operators

  • Selling on Sunday

    About a year and a half ago, Roberts Pool & Spa took up residence in Village Pointe, an upscale outdoor shopping mall in Omaha, Neb

  • Some Markets Remain Strong in Recession

    While business flounders and doors close in the nation’s largest pool markets, some smaller regions have fared surprisingly well

  • PoolCorp Reports Steady Second Quarter

    Though earnings dipped from the same period last year, PoolCorp’s second-quarter performance exceeded expectations.

  • Zodiac Charts New Direction

    Vance Gillette, viewed by many as a visionary voice for the pool and spa industry, has decided to leave his full-time post at Zodiac Pool Systems Inc. Instead, he will act as a consultant for the firm.

  • State of the Market - Specialty Finishes

    “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

  • Tip: Teamwork

    We’re modifying the ways in which our employees work together, whether it’s in sales or construction.

  • Sanitizing the Issue

    Whenever he tries to sell an alternative sanitizing system, Tod Goodman shows his customer a vinyl-liner remnant he tore out of a pool last summer.