New overtime regulations expect to hit pool companies hard By Andrew Lisa On December 1, 2016, new overtime regulations were supposed to begin, affecting nearly half of America’s 5.5 million small businesses. The regulations, ordered by President Obama in 2014, are designed to “put more money in the pockets of
New illumaVision can project pictures and videos on the bottom of a pool By Jim Raposa Once in awhile, one product or service crosses over to inspire another product in a different business category. Such is the case with illumaVision from Pentair. This two-in-one gadget is both a color LED
Third generation pool business comes out on top By Jim Raposa Morehead Pools in Shreveport, Louisiana, is a family business — with a crazy family tree. It was founded in 1960 by Hall Morehead and developed a winning reputation — until the early 1970s when Hall Morehead and the business had
How to seek out and retain the talents of a younger generation at your store By Michelle L. Cramer Baby boomers are retiring, and millennials are entering the work force in droves. However, posting a general job listing may not be enough to get applicants, and millennials are a special
Strategies to make your store visible no matter where you’re working By Jim Raposa Truck wraps, logo uniforms…pool companies have used these and other means to brand and promote their businesses for years. Here, a group of success-minded retailers offers six tested concepts that keep them visible and produce revenue.