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Adding a Car Wash - Five Key Considerations for C-Stores
Convenience stores have been expanding into new services to capture more revenue and increase average ticket size through profit centers like car wash, detailing, and lube.

Be Your Own Competition - Different Ways to Dominate a Market
“I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.” — Walt Disney

Interior Detailing - Common Errors and How to Fix Them
The greatest reward for the automotive detailing professional is the enthusiastic approval of the customer upon completion of the detail job.

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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Into the Wild Blue Yonder
If you want to learn to fly, you need to strap yourself into the cockpit and man the controls.

Unstoppable Express
Every car wash owner faces adversity on the road to success. Labor issues, equipment failures, emerging competition,

The Originator - Continues to Lead
Over the past decade, the unlimited wash club has spread like wildfire across the industry. It provides customers with unrestricted access to wash facilities, while

Vendor News

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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