Check out this super succinct story about what Jack Alventosa of Istobal USA has learned from the car wash industry. Well played Jack. Well played.
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Eco Car Wash in Williston, Vermont, is a place where you can get an environmentally friendly car wash. After more than six years of development, Eco Car Wash opened late last spring. "The building is pretty much totally recycled. All the green is made from decommissioned battleships. The glass, the polyacrylic roof on the building," said owner Aaron Vincellette.
A Zwolle, Louisiana, rehab program is changing people's lives one car wash at a time.
Mark Rivers is the Pastor and Founder of New Creation Church. He runs the Holy Water Car Wash and the program that it's affiliated with. Rivers founded the rehab program, and he approaches his ministry with plenty of personal experience.
MetroWest Daily News
A local car wash is holding a fundraiser later this month to restart an after-school program at the Framingham Housing Authority that recently closed.
Auto Bright Car Wash at 105 Hollis St. has agreed to donate half of all proceeds from sales on Dec. 13 to help revive the Hoops and Homework program at the Pusan Road apartments. The program ended a month ago after funding ran out.
Small Business Trends
Part of growth for every successful business owner is learning when to step back and delegate parts of the business to managers who can oversee the day-to-day. But small business owners may struggle to find managers, a new study by CareerBuilder suggests.
Why are companies, both large and small, adopting radical management methods? Dawna Jones talks to Helen Walton of small tech start-up Gamevy, and Geoff McDonald, global VP of HR at global giant Unilever, about what motivates two very different organizations to explore new ways of managing.
Data and Targeting Insider
Most small businesses use analytics to make business decisions, find new customers, and nurture the ones they have, per a recent study by Constant Contact, a platform provider for multichannel marketing.
About 73% of small business owners and marketers surveyed believe data can help them grow their business by finding new customers, but 25% admit to not knowing if they're using the correct tools.
The Huffington Post
Are you positioned to capitalize on holiday season retail sales that are expected to reach $863 billion this year? As you finalize and launch your company's holiday marketing initiatives keep these trends in mind.