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Car Wash M&A - The Changing Face of the Market
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... More »

Top Employee Retention - Seven Reasons to Put Golden Handcuffs on Your Best Employees
High-performing employees are often the most valuable asset in a company. Customers, products, technology, inventory, and many other assets come and go.

The Car Wash Show Cancelled
On March 10, the International Car Wash Association issued the following statement:

Manufacturers' Showcase

Cleaning You Softly - The Gentle Side of Automated Car Washes
The Holy Grail of the car wash industry has long been to deliver the cleanest possible vehicles to demanding customers in the gentlest, fastest, most profitable way.... More »

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Texas Transformation
The needs of the motoring public are constantly evolving. To keep pace car washers need to stay nimble and be willing to course correct when necessary.

Building a Network
Today’s ultracompetitive marketplace is overflowing with high-tech, next-gen detailers poised to pounce on unprepared competitors.

Detailing Mentorship
Success in the detailing trade requires equal parts talent, hard work, and entrepreneurial spirit. It also calls for a specialized set of skills. Skills that are not easy to... More »

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Executive Forecast
Executives of four car wash equipment manufacturing companies agreed to participate in this year’s look ahead to what the following 12 months might hold for the industry. The... More »

Get Washed, a new mobile app, allows local car washes to expand their customer base and encourage customer loyalty by offering deals directly to users’ smartphones for a... More »


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