Car Wash News

Aerodry Systems
Lustra/Cleaning Systems, Inc
ICA News
Check out International Carwash Association's collection of resources for car wash operators.  



Get information on scam alerts, PCI compliance and data security, and other links to resources to help you run your business.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/for-operators/operate/operational-resources to view the full article online.

 
Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.
Leadership

Daily Comet

Crowdfunding. The Cloud. Minimum viable product. Globalization. Start-ups and small businesses have a whole new vocabulary. And you need to consider a lot more when launching or growing your company. What’s one thing you can do to get a grasp on these new developments? Develop a business plan.

Visit http://www.dailycomet.com/article/20140619/WIRE/140619478?p=1&tc=pg to view the full article online.

 

Bloomberg Businessweek

Here’s a sign the economy’s on a good track: More small business owners plan to take a full week off this summer than in any year since the recession began. Here’s some advice for getting your summer vacation right.

Visit http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-06-26/how-to-take-a-vacation-from-your-small-business to view the full article online.

 
Warsaw Chemical Company, Inc.
Marketing

VentureBeat

The rapid adoption of smartphones and tablets has created an ultra-connected mobile consumer, which has permanently disrupted the shopping experience. Mobile devices have become a habit we’ve integrated into our daily lives that have dramatically changed the ways we interact with the world. As more purchasing decisions become aided by mobile devices, savvy marketers need to shift their focus and think differently.

Visit http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/07/why-marketers-are-thinking-about-mobile-marketing-all-wrong/ to view the full article online.

 

Mobile Marketing Watch

Although the challenges associated with effective marketing are vast, there is a relatively straightforward path to success. You just have to know what you’re looking for along the journey. A new infographic shared by North American Bancard, a merchant services leader in the U.S., highlights the path in question and points small businesses in the direction of digital marketing success.

Visit http://www.mobilemarketingwatch.com/infographic-the-small-business-path-to-digital-marketing-success-42501/ to view the full article online.

 
A.V.W. Equipment Co., Inc.
Industry News
Robert Dody of Parker and Steve Martinez of Littleton were the recent winners of Kwik Car Wash’s 3rd-Annual "Great Grill Give-Away."

Visit http://carwash.org/news-landing/2014/07/08/local-residents-win-kwik-car-wash-s-great-grill-give-away to view the full article online.

 

KFDX

Some of the prayers for rain were answered yesterday, but not much of it fell in the watershed. And Wichita Falls car wash businesses are keeping a close eye on the lake levels because when they fall 20 percent, they will be cut off from the city water.

Visit http://www.texomashomepage.com/story/d/story/dropping-lake-levels-to-soon-ban-wichita-falls-car/25032/7hewKYRTxkKGOe8hSLRNIw to view the full article online.

 

UpperMichigansSource.com

The second annual Vets Car Wash kicked off Saturday at the Superior Express Care and Wash in Marquette. The event"s mission is to raise funds to support family activities and programs for the two active military units in the U.P.; The 107th and the 652nd. 

Visit http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/news/story.aspx?id=1066569 to view the full article online.

 

Digital Journal

Jiffy Lube and Suds Car Wash kick off their annual Drive Hope program that runs all summer in support of the Canadian Cancer Society Wheels of Hope Transportation Service -- a program that provides transportation for cancer patients. Jiffy Lube and Suds Car Wash would like to beat last year's fundraising total of $123,800.00 and continue to raise awareness of this critical service across the province. 

Visit http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/2033978 to view the full article online.

 

Westport News

Westport Wash & Wax, the Post Road East car wash, has donated an entire day's proceeds to Homes With Hope for the 14th consecutive year. Car wash owners Scott and Craig Tiefenthaler on June 24 presented a check for $6,500 to the nonprofit agency, which provides shelter and meals to the homeless operates a food pantry for the needy.

Visit http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Car-wash-again-donates-day-s-receipts-to-homeless-5596254.php to view the full article online.

 

SunSentinel

After an initial investment of $1.8 million to completely renovate and reopen the car wash last August, the Lallier family kept going. Now a Smart car with an iShine wrap sits on the tarmac, waiting to chauffeur customers back to their home, office or out to lunch if they have a longer detailing service.

Visit http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/palm-beach/boca-raton/fl-brf-ishine-0709-20140707,0,1704873.story to view the full article online.

 
JBS Industries
Western Carwash Association
Windjammer Supplies