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Valuation Sanity - What is a Business Worth?
Calculation of value is the process of determining business value, ownership interest, or value of intangibles whereas an appraisal is the process of developing an opinion of... More »

Benny’s Rebrands - Part of 65th Anniversary Celebration
Benny’s Carwash and Oil Change, a three-generation family-owned business has grown to seven car washes, five oil change facilities, and three B-Quik convenience stores in the... More »

Storm Damage - Wind/Hail Deductibles
If you live in a part of the country that is particularly susceptible to wind/hail/tornado storms than you have seen one of two things happen (or both) to your wash’s... More »

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 »

  Profile in Success

All Under One Roof
A state-of-the-art express exterior facility with three pay lanes and a central vacuuming system is certainly noteworthy, but it hardly qualifies for “unique” status. But... More »

Just a Swipe Away
Everyone enjoys getting behind the wheel of a spotless, freshly washed car. But not everyone has the time to head on over to the local car wash to run their pride and joy... More »

Growth: One Member at a Time
The idea of the unlimited wash club has been around for some time now. It is a great way to keep the bottom line healthy and build long-term loyalty in the community.

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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