May 8 2015 Table of Contents

Featured
Coming Together 2015 State of the Industry Coming Together

Some believe the times call for companies to pull together their resources via franchising and investor backing Read more

Fire Up Sales with Ceramic Grills BACKYARD STYLE Fire Up Sales with Ceramic Grills

What can bake pizzas, cakes and grill great steaks? Kamado-style cookers can. Read more

The Middlemen 2015 STATE OF THE INDUSTRY The Middlemen

Reputable route brokers help ensure a fair deal between buyer and seller Read more

The Bad Rap on Route Builders 2015 STATE OF THE INDUSTRY The Bad Rap on Route Builders

Pros say route builders are using pools like pieces on a board game and not all of them are playing fair Read more

Three Pool and Spa Industry Trends You Need to Know Reflections Three Pool and Spa Industry Trends You Need to Know

Several important trends fueled our latest State of the Industry issue. Read on to find out why they matter. Read more

Master Pools Holds Twice-Yearly Meeting Master Pools Holds Twice-Yearly Meeting

More than 80 members joined together for instructional sessions, awards presentations and the customary pool tour. Read more

Builders Project Dramatic Increases for 2015 Builders Project Dramatic Increases for 2015

Despite some regional challenges, builders across the country expect this to be a breakout year. Read more

Benefits of EMV 2015 state of the industry Benefits of EMV

Learn the positive reasons pool stores should add switching to EMV capability by Oct. 1 Read more

Deadline for Pool Stores to Install EMV Approaches 2015 state of the industry Deadline for Pool Stores to Install EMV Approaches

Retailers risk bearing liability for fraud from lost or stolen chip-based debit and credit cards if they don't install new payment terminals Read more

Techs Find Opportunities Amid Challenges Techs Find Opportunities Amid Challenges

Service technicians tout technology as a way to combat competition, drought Read more

Overseas Entrapments Reveal Lack of Standards Overseas Entrapments Reveal Lack of Standards

Fatalities in China and India confound industry observers Read more

Study Connects Endurance Swimming and Asthma Study Connects Endurance Swimming and Asthma

A study of Olympic-level athletes connects swimming and asthma. Read more

NSPF Grants $10,000 to ‘Angels of America’s Fallen’ NSPF Grants $10,000 to ‘Angels of America’s Fallen’

NSPF grants $10,000 to the Angels of America's Fallen non-profit as part of the Step Into Swim Campaign. Read more

Pool Stores Predict Positive Year Pool Stores Predict Positive Year

Pool industry retailers show signs for increased sales and store traffic this season Read more

In Memoriam: Lawrence "Larry" Penna In Memoriam: Lawrence "Larry" Penna

The Pool Spa Doctor of Connecticut was a family man and respected member of the pool industry. Read more

Zodiac Pool Systems Expands Polaris Days Events Zodiac Pool Systems Expands Polaris Days Events

Polaris Days Events by Zodiac Pool Systems are being expanded with improved marketing efforts. Read more

Close X