Ding, ding, ding, ding, ding! The closing bell has rung. The 2020 holiday gift giving season has come to a close.
Survey results are no longer needed to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the auto-services business. Besides loss of sales volumes, revenues, and market value,
The car wash industry is filled with stories of owners and operators who spend their entire career in the industry.
Ceramic coatings are essentially paints comprised of micro spheres (i.e., synthetic polymer). When dried, ceramic coatings
How many times have we heard people say, “I just want this year to be over!” referring to the now infamous 2020?
It can be a chore to clean vehicles by hand; that’s why people go to the car wash, to make this task easier. But your wash is not the only game in town.
In the December 2020 issue of Auto Laundry News, our panel of executives considered two of the four issues presented to them. Those issues were:
Today’s business climate continues to be exceptionally complex and volatile. Even as we move into this “new normal” environment, we no longer have the luxury of being able to take for granted that shifting trends will be visible...
Machine-to-machine communication (M2M) is machines connecting with other machines to exchange information in real-time without human interface or interaction.
2020 is coming to a close. If you’re like me, you’re already planning the steps you’ll take to grow your business in the coming year. One thing I know for certain: the status quo won’t cut it in 2021.
The express-exterior business model has been getting most of the headlines for a long time and rightly so. Nothing has impacted the car wash industry as much as express, which the industry continues to converge on
Consumer behavior is changing, and businesses are adjusting to these new behaviors. While contactless payment has been around for many years now, the United States has been slow to adopt.
Auto Laundry News invited executives from various segments of the car wash business to share their insights on what the following 12 months might hold for the industry. The participants are:
Knowledge, expertise, and experience are not bought, they are earned. With every car washed, piece of equipment repaired, and location opened operators increase their knowhow and improve their overall car wash IQ.
One of the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic has been that companies and individuals are finding creative ways to make money. For example, my two college-enrolled daughters found relatively
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