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Fore! Ward Thinking - Leveraging Technology to Monitor Your Business
I’m only an average golfer. I love the game, however, and play whenever I can. So what does golf have to do with washing cars? Recently, I had the privilege of playing with a... More »

The Iceman Cometh Preparing for the Cold Winter Months
Don’t put off till tomorrow what you can do today. Those are famous words instilled in me at an early age by my grandfather.

Opportunities - In Pursuit of Variety and Personal Growth
In the early part of 1994, I was two years into my marriage. Wife Donna was due with our first-born. This, along with being in the fifth year of gainful employment with the... 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

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.

Putting Your Best Foot Forward
Detailing is an appearance business. Detail professionals are judged not only on the visual appeal of their work but the appearance and branding of their business as well, a... More »

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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