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Add-On Services - A Guide to Finding Them for Your Market
When I sat down to write an article about add-on services for a car wash, I did so knowing that desirable add-on services in my car wash market may be completely different... More »

Christmas in February - Don’t be a Day Late and a Dollar Short
Ho, Ho, Ho, and Merry Christmas. That’s right, I’m writing about Christmas in February. Why? Because last December, right before the holidays,

Profit Centers - If It’s Not Making Money, It’s a Loss Center
Articles on car wash profit center analysis usually start by suggesting that if profits are running stagnate or stale, it may be time to add a new revenue generator.

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Impulse Items – April 2015
Car-Freshner Corporation Watertown, New York Founded more than 60 years ago, Car-Freshner Corporation is a global leader in automotive air fresheners. The company meets... More »

Impulse Items - April 2014
California Scents Irvine, California California Scents offers an array of air fresheners. Products are sold in car washes, car dealers, automotive stores, convenience... More »

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A Cut Above
At first blush pairing a car wash/detail center with a barber shop doesn’t make much sense. The businesses have little in common and require completely different skill sets... More »