When I transitioned into consulting more than 20 years ago, more than half my clients during those first few years were people looking to build self-service car washes.
In last month’s column, I used the word “hysteria” to describe my personal view of the state of our nation with regard to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The term hydrophobic refers to molecules and surfaces that repel water. Water on hydrophobic surfaces such as oil will exhibit a high contact angle, which is used to quantify the wettability of a solid surface by a liquid.
Writing in a print medium about an event that is developing and changing as rapidly as the Coronavirus outbreak presents the inevitable danger of being irrelevant by the time the article comes off the presses.
The professional detailer has always dealt with cleaning surfaces prior to the application of dressings. But what about disinfecting — the removal of what could be deadly pathogens within the interior?
If there is one thing about business that doesn’t change, it’s that business will always change! Be it through the advent of new technology
The ongoing COVID-19 health crisis has disrupted the entire U.S. economy, forcing many “non-essential” businesses to close their doors and wait out the pandemic with no timeline on when they can reopen.
Selling your car wash is a complex and stressful process. However, there are some steps you can take to make the process easier and ensure that potential buyers are valuing your business properly.
I’m writing this on April 1, 2020, at a time when historic government actions are underway to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
For the past four years I have been writing and speaking about the wave of M&A activity flooding the car wash industry. During that time, we have seen a dizzying number of new entrants try their hand at acquiring and operating...
High-performing employees are often the most valuable asset in a company. Customers, products, technology, inventory, and many other assets come and go.
On March 10, the International Car Wash Association issued the following statement:
Pursuing thousands of unlimited members and recurring monthly income requires a commitment. This means dealing with recruitment, promotion, turnover rate, credit and debit card issues, and keeping up with industry best practices,...
The car wash industry is a dynamic and evolving market. As we enter a new decade, small- to medium-sized businesses are in an interesting growth period with an assist from innovation and technology,
Since the beginning of time, humans have been drawn to and sometimes even obsessed with shiny objects. These objects ranged from precious metals such as, gold, silver, and platinum to exotic minerals like diamonds, emeralds, and...
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