New Path for Pool Financing
The pool industry has completely changed since the 2008 housing crash.
Edwards Pools began offering financing to its vinyl-liner pool customers last year...
Pool Companies and REO Rental Investors Working Together
As more and more real estate investors buy foreclosed homes to use as rental...
Pool Financing Evolves Through Recession
In response to ongoing struggles over consumer financing, the swimming pool...
What Would You Do: Drain-Cover Recall
Just before Memorial Day weekend, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced...
Today’s pool market seems to be a glass-half-full vs. glass-half-empty sort of...
From All Angles
The economic crisis is a serious matter, but many still find time for gallows humor.
Retailers Applaud Capping of Debit Card Fees
Retailers frustrated by rising fees from debit card transactions can look forward...
An Industry Leader’s Take on the Economy
Challenging economic conditions have industry leaders pondering the current state of affairs and where the nation is headed. Manuel J. Perez de la Mesa, president/CEO of distributor giant PoolCorp in Covington, La., offers some insights.
The current economic crisis has been described as “unprecedented” and “historic.” Here, industry leaders weigh in, offering their own assessments of the situation and a few recommendations.