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Trends - Moving With Them May Lead to Profit
Trend analysis is the practice of collecting information and attempting to spot an underlying pattern or trend in the information.

Self-Serve Add-Ons - Increased Value, Increased Revenue
Self-service car wash owners/operators are continually looking for ways to provide increased value for their customers.

Switch to Tokens - The Change this Car Wash Needed
Mark Jolin, who operates Big Bunny’s Dunk ‘N Foam-It Car Wash in Southbridge, MA, is big on customer service. Whether customers are there to use one of the three self-service... More »

Industry Newsline

Jackson Vahaly, publisher/owner of, has announced the re-launch of Self Serve Carwash News (SSCWN), the popular tabloid newspaper for the self-serve car... More »

  Manufacturers' Showcase

Self-Serve Equipment – June 2015
CustomKraft Industries Inc.  North Little Rock, Arkansas CustomKraft has over 32 years of experience manufacturing self-service car wash equipment. The company offers... More »

Profile in Success

Waving the Flag
The Anthony family en-tered the car wash business with dreams of wheel barrows full of quarters being lugged to the cashier’s window every week. Although the mountains of... More »

The Brightest Shine
Car wash formats come in and out of style, but quality service stands the test of time. For nearly 40 years Shammy Shine Car Wash has been servicing Western New Jersey and... More »

Schooling the Competition
Despite the national trend of shrinking sales for both self-serve and in-bay automatics, Green Mountain Car Wash has increased its revenue every month since it opened it... More »