When I sat down to write an article about add-on services for a car wash, I did so knowing that desirable add-on services in my car wash market may be completely different than desirable add-on services in Bucharest.
Good customers are attracted to convenience. Each time that you find a way to increase the convenience that you provide to your customers, you will attract more.
Ho, Ho, Ho, and Merry Christmas. That’s right, I’m writing about Christmas in February. Why? Because last December, right before the holidays,
Most car washes don’t open their doors and instantly have a 30,000-strong customer base, but then again most car washes aren’t Hamilton Car Wash & Detail Center.
Regardless of the type of wash facility you operate — full-service tunnel, express tunnel, in-bay automatic, or self-serve bay — vacuums will be a part of your business… but, what kind of vacuums?
In 2006, car wash investment planning guides described the business as a sure bet.
New York City car washes have been afforded a temporary reprieve from the requirements of the Car Wash Accountability Act signed into law by mayor Bill de Blasio this past June.
According to the American Water Works Association, the average daily U.S. total water use is 355 billion gallons. Besides domestic use, water is used for power generation and industrial, mining, aquaculture, livestock, and...
You have probably noticed over the years the plethora of “business success books.”
It’s a New Year — time to sit down and ask yourself, “How exactly do I stack up?” Are you keeping up with the Joneses? I don’t mean in your local community, I mean overall, how do you rate compared to your peers?
It is not uncommon for a high-performing car wash to have a few awards and plaques hanging on the wall — when you provide good service people tend to notice.
Build a better employee. Sounds easy right? But it is far from easy; it is a very long process and it starts long before you have hired that perfect new team member. It starts with how and where you promote this new job offer you...
Since I began contributing to the trade publications of the professional automotive detailing industry back in 1998, I have held as a personal and professional mission to help increase the professionalism of our industry. To that...
Auto Laundry News invited the chief executive officers of three multi-location car care companies with franchising exposure to share their views on what the following 12 months might hold for the industry. The participants are:
Consolidation is a tool to achieve and sustain power in the marketplace and is encouraged by changes in the external environment.
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