Leslie’s to open 48 stores this spring

Phoenix -- Leslie’s PoolMart will mark the grand opening of five retail locations on April 12. The stores are in Gold Canyon, Ariz., Madera, Calif., Torrance, Calif., West Springfield, Mass., and Magnolia, Texas.

In total, Leslie's plans to open 48 new stores this year between March and May. With these new stores and its recent acquisition of 24 Warehouse Pool Supply stores in the Houston area, Leslie's will bring its total store count to more than 800 stores nationwide.

"Leslie's is proud to be opening new store locations this year to serve our customers and add jobs throughout the country," stated Larry Hayward, CEO, Leslie's Poolmart, Inc. "Our new stores will offer customers an expansive selection of swimming pool supplies, pool equipment and recreational items.