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Congratulations to this year's Emerging Leaders Scholarship recipients. Each of the following winners received an All Access Pass to The Car Wash Show in Nashville and three-nights accommodation at a host hotel ... a package valued at up to $900. 



We'll be sharing more about the winners in the coming weeks. Join us in congratulating: 




Ben Hawkins, General Manager, Let’Er Buck Car Wash - Sheridan, WY

Mike Hulburt, Store Manager, Autobell Car Wash - Charlotte, NC

Zachary Myers, Store Manager, Hoffman Car Wash - Albany, NY

Kyle Edwards, Project Manager, Water Works Car Wash - Elkridge, MD

Laura Adams, Director of Operations, Bucky’s Express - Montalba, TX




We'll see you, and all of our winners, at The Car Wash Show in Nashville!

Visit http://www.thecarwashshow.com to view the full article online.

 
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After signing a licensing agreement last year to open co-branded Doc Popcorn and Dippin' Dots franchises inside eight Fabulous Freddy's Car Wash locations throughout Utah and in Las Vegas, the first co-branded franchise unit opened earlier this year inside the Fabulous Freddy's in St. George.

Visit http://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2016/03/30/fabulous-freddys-offers-free-doc-popcorn-and-dippin-dots-ice-cream/ to view the full article online.

 
 
   

Source: Daily Herald
There are plans to demolish the current Shell gas station on the southwest corner of Geneva Road and Main Street in Wheaton and construct a new Circle K that will include a 4,300-square-foot convenience store, 10 fueling stations, a car wash and 32 parking spaces. 

Visit http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160405/business/160409500/ to view the full article online.

 
 
   

Quick Quack Car Wash, a Sacramento, California-based company, is giving away free car washes for 10 days to celebrate opening the doors on a new exterior-only, express car wash serving the Roseville and Granite Bay areas. The free car wash days begin on April 6, run through April 15 and are only available at the new location.

Visit http://opensource.sys-con.com/node/3745408 to view the full article online.

 
Source: Cspnet
Nouria Energy Corp. announced that it has completed the acquisition of 13 convenience stores, as well as fuel, lube and car wash facilities, from an employee- and family-owned business in the Northeast. J&S Oil, based in Manchester, Maine, opened its first gas station in November 1972.

Visit http://www.cspnet.com/mergers-acquisition-growth/mergers-acquisitions-news/articles/major-new-england-retailer-acquires-13-locations to view the full article online.

 
Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.
PDQ Manufacturing
Commercial Plus, LLC
Leadership
 
   
Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google, Amazon. These top tech companies each receive over a quadrillion resumes per year. So it's safe to say they have a good process for choosing the best job candidates. But what is it? No, it's not that list of popular Google interview questions you Googled on Google.

Visit http://observer.com/2016/04/here-are-google-amazon-and-facebooks-secrets-to-hiring-the-best-people/ to view the full article online.

 

Source: Impomag
U.S. hiring jumped to a nine-year high in February, a sign of robust business demand for new workers, while the number of open positions slipped. The Labor Department reported Tuesday that 5.4 million people found jobs, a 5.8 percent jump from January and the most since November 2006.

Visit http://www.impomag.com/news/2016/04/us-hiring-reaches-9-year-high-job-openings-slip to view the full article online.

 
Warsaw Chemical Company, Inc.
Ascentium Capital , LLC
Marketing
 
   
There is a symbol that has evolved from a pound side into a powerful tool that connects audiences on social media platforms: the hashtag. Hashtags help grow a social network, allow people to converse with a diverse audience, and increase online visibility. They also allow small businesses to play on the same level as the big guys...if they know what they are doing!

Visit http://www.smarthustle.com/hashtags-for-business/ to view the full article online.

 
Source: Nasdaq
In January of this year, I wrote a piece in which I said there were six things that would shape the direction of payments and commerce in 2016. Third on that list was "contextual commerce." I argued that making buying seamless inside of environments that consumers used regularly for other reasons would drive innovation for those environments - and for the third parties that enabled those new commerce experiences.

Visit http://www.nasdaq.com/article/why-contextual-commerce-is-the-next-big-thing-cm601581 to view the full article online.

 
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