A new report on small business lending in the U.S. reveals that some of the nearly $10 billion in online loans to 180,000 companies from 2015 to 2017. This financing was responsible for $37.7 billion in gross output, created 358,911 jobs, and generated an impressive $12.6 billion in wages in local communities during the past three years.
Mechanical failures can be a car wash owner’s worst nightmare, and it’s easy to understand why. One way to ensure that the potential for equipment failure and downtime is minimized is to keep up with scheduled preventative maintenance.
For the third consecutive year, Crew Carwash has been named one of the top places to work in Indiana by the Indianapolis Star. The distinction comes from surveys about the workplace, completed by their employees.
Jurassic Car Wash owner John Borek said he’s "your typical, weird South Austin guy," with a passion for putting things together and collecting "cool" items. Borek purchased the car wash in February 2015, shortly after he sold his body shop business and has been adding to his collection ever since.
Sofrito, a Puerto Rican cafe serving up some delicious Latin American fare, is the newest eatery to call Dr. Gleem Carwash home. The car wash has also served as home base for restaurants including Maria’s Cafe and popular eatery Facundo Cafe. Most recently, it was home to Houston’s third outpost of local juice shop Nourish.
Source: Northwest Herald The McHenry City (Ill.) Council will consider a liquor license for a car wash, in response to a request from Fast Eddie’s Car Wash & Detail Center for a Class A1 liquor license so it can begin to serve wine and allow video gambling. The car wash has been in operation for about 20 years in McHenry and owners are planning an expansion.
When most of us think about how data is used, it feels like it’s predominantly in the service of senior managers. CEOs and other senior executives access data to understand opportunities and challenges, and to make the right decisions. But there’s another group who can also benefit from data: frontline workers.
Source: Chief Executive
U.S. CEOs’ outlook for business conditions 12 months from now rebounded in May after three months of decline, making the first five months of 2018 the strongest on record since 2004, according to Chief Executive's most recent CEO Confidence Index.
Starting a business is definitely tough, but many would argue keeping it competitive over a long period of time is even more challenging. "The Moat" — also called an "economic moat" or "barrier to entry" — is the competitive advantage your company has over others in the same industry.
Jimmy Buffet is not only a successful musician, but may be one of the best marketers there is. He’s turned his songs and seafaring attitude into a licensing company with $1.5 billion in sales last year. Fans of his music have been converted into lifestyle consumers, something almost every marketer covets. Here are a few of Buffet's best marketing insights.