Last week, the first event in Europe for the professional car wash industry launches with more than twice the expected participation. With nearly 90 exhibiting companies and 2,100 visitors, the inaugural show proved to be a huge success.
The Car Wash Show 2016, May 9-11, at the Music City Center in Nashville will be here before you know it. Join the International Carwash Association (ICA) and your peers for a one-day boot camp to teach you all you need to know about the new venue and exciting new changes to the show. Open to exhibiting companies only. Must register to attend ... registration is free!
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Sparkling Image Car Wash raised more than $11,000 for Camp Keep. Last month the company held a fundraising event at its Bakersfield locations, with half of all proceeds from washes going to Camp Keep.
Grace for Vets today announced that it currently has over 3,000 carwashes from four countries participating in the one day event scheduled for November 11. Participating car washes will offer military veterans and active-duty personnel free car washes in thanks for their service.
Jody and Emily Rouse, owners and operators of the Main Street Car Wash on North Main Street in Longmont, Colorado, since 1998, have sold the business to the owners of Breeze Thru Car Wash for $1.4 million.
Autobell Car Wash, Inc., headquartered in Charlotte, NC, has opened a full-service wash at 336 Second Street in Williamsburg, VA, at the former Car-Robics site near the intersection with Merrimac Trail. Greg Eddins is the store manager.
Mike Schettler has spent the last three decades building successful businesses and collecting vintage muscle cars. When the Saskatoonborn entrepreneur saw an opportunity to combine his passions, he couldn't pass it up.
Business partners Walter Smith and Jerry Harper opened JH Car Wash at the corner of Whitesboro Street and Grand Avenue. Forty years later, that car wash still exists and goes by the name of WaterWorks Car Wash, and the business has grown to 12 locations in Illinois and South Carolina.
More than 50 percent of all small-business owners are 50 or older, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. That means many of America’s 28 million small-business owners are coming to that point in their lives when they need to think about a transition for their businesses.
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When it comes to planning, or not planning for succession in a family business, Jonathan Godwin says, "You're making a conscious business decision if the business will live on or die." As Founder of Godwin & Associates, CPA, assisting family businesses with succession planning, Jonathan has too often seen the negative effects of business owners failing to plan for succession. "It's often not on their radar until it's too late," says Godwin.
If you find yourself reaching for a $39.99 sweater or loading up on $11.99 albums on iTunes, you're not alone. The strategy of ending prices with 99 cents has been around for decades and has worked its magic on almost all of us. But it's certainly not the only trick retailers use when pricing products.
Need to kick start your marketing routine? Try these nine tips to boost productivity and inspire creativity within your business. From rising early to revamping your surroundings, these simple steps can bring a breath of fresh air to a tired system.
Automotive franchisor, Ziebart International Corporation, is pleased to announce the opening of their newest location in Batavia, New York. After awarding a franchise license to owner, Tony Mattiacio, the store is celebrated its grand opening on October 10, 2015.