Key external drivers of the car wash industry are real disposable income, motor vehicle population, fuel prices, non-residential demand, and the weather.
The Trump administration’s first year in office has been highlighted by battles on the immigration front, bringing new challenges to small businesses such as car wash establishments.
The car wash market has made some very drastic adjustments over the last five to 10 years.
The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT, a Division of Homeland Security) has stated that there are two types of businesses in the United States:
Express detailing service has been a staple at many a car wash over the last few decades. There is a generally accepted traditional express detailing approach that has been taught for years.
Over the years, I have been asked to write a number of articles on various topics regarding vacuums. Generally these topics relate to equipment selection and/or equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.
Business growth depends on innovation. What better place to learn about all the new products and services available and to network and mastermind with the best of the best in the car wash industry than the biggest car wash show...
Car wash companies have a multitude of marketing options: billboards, direct mail, print advertising, and, more recently, the Internet.
It seems that 2018 is shaping up to be the year of “free” perks. No matter where you go, you’re bombarded with deals that involve added value — buy this, get that; use this store card, get points towards free rewards.
The International Carwash Association’s annual event — The Car Wash Show™ — takes place April 26-28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
One of the biggest challenges for busy consumers is finding the time to get their car detailed. Sure, they can make an appointment in advance, but that requires forethought, and a few hours without their car.
The Southwest Car Wash Association’s Annual Convention and Car Wash Expo for 2018 took place in Arlington, TX Sunday, February 25 through Tuesday, February 27. It was a record-breaking event with more than 1985 attendees.
One factor car wash operators may want to consider moving forward is the notion of homogenization. Homogenization in business is the process of people, products, and places becoming the same.
We all seem to get it by now — more engaged employees perform at a higher level. The organizations that get their strategy right in this area provide a superior customer higher financial performance.
Although I’ve been with SONNY’S for 18 years, I’ll always be an operator at heart. I can recall those days as if they were yesterday.
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