We're working on the Summer leadership issue of CAR WASH Magazine and would love to hear from you! We're writing articles on some of the following topics. If your company has an interesting perspective to share, please reach out and let us know!
The guessing game on Li Shufu’s intentions after buying the biggest stake in Daimler is up: Automakers must cooperate or risk being swallowed up. Li, who in February bought a 9.7 percent stake in Daimler AG to add to his ownership of Volvo Car Group, said traditional carmakers need to "wake up" to make the switch to a business model based more on sharing technology to generate acceptable returns in future.
Keith Cunningham said he never imagined himself as a car wash owner. But after repeatedly hearing the business local residents most wanted was a car wash, in 1988 Cunningham opened shop. Thirty years later the Finish Line Car Wash remains a strong local business with more than 2.3 million cars washed.
Autobell Car Wash Inc. has opened a full-service wash in Burlington, N.C., in the former Wheels ‘n Bumpers car wash location. The new car wash is the 80th Autobell family-owned and operated store and its second in Burlington.
Back in the spring of 1992, Steve Jobs was invited to speak to a group of students at the MIT Sloan School of Management. One key piece of advice in that lecture was this: Resist the urge to fix all your team's problems.
Source: Small Business Trends
Metrics, tracking, analytics ... these are terms and practices business professionals are probably all too familiar with — and for good reason! By measuring key sales metrics, business owners can more reliably predict sales performance and can keep sales-related costs in check.