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Have you heard? The Car Wash Show is your one-stop shop to meet potential partners and customers, explore the latest products and technology, and learn tips and tricks to solve your business’ hardest challenges. But don’t just take our word for it. See why past attendees say the Show is a must-attend event.









Visit http://www.carwash.org/thecarwashshow/news-landing/2018/02/19/you-didnt-hear-it-from-us to view the full article online.

 
 
   
Each year, to encourage the pursuit of a college education, the International Carwash Association presents a $1,000 Larry Harrell Scholarship to a deserving recipient. Recipients are selected on the basis of high school standing, leadership roles, community involvement, honors and response to the 500-word essay.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/for-operators/larry-harrell-scholarship to view the full article online.

 
A.V.W. Equipment Co., Inc.
Industry News
Source: Automotive News

In Google's first Auto Trends Report, consumer preference is tracked in three of automotive's main marketplaces based on the top searches for vehicle accessories. Analysts sifted through billions of searches compiled between September 2015 to August 2017, tracking when, and why, interest in certain products rose or fell.

Visit http://www.autonews.com/article/20180215/RETAIL03/180219800/google-auto-trend-cameras-desirable to view the full article online.

 
Source: Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Auto Show blew into town last week for 110th installment of the nation’s largest and longest-running auto show. Here's a recap of the show's highs and a few lows from its run at McCormick Place.

Visit http://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/automotive/autoshow/ct-auto-show-winners-losers-0214-story.html to view the full article online.

 
Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.
Industry News - Part 2
Source: Markets Insider
Zips Car Wash is expanding into Winston-Salem, N.C., with the acquisition of Suds Up Car Wash and Shine Time Express Car Wash. Both acquisitions took place last week.

Visit http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/Zips-Car-Wash-Expands-to-Winston-Salem-1016438963 to view the full article online.

 
Source: The State Journal

In April, the owners of Frankfort, Kentucky's Fast Freddy’s car wash plan to open a new location on the other side of town. Installation of equipment at the new facility — originally slated to open last fall — will begin next week.

Visit http://www.state-journal.com/2018/02/14/business-thursday-new-fast-freddys-car-wash-to-open-in-april/ to view the full article online.

 
InstaFinish
Diamond Shine Car Care
Industry News Part 3
Source: CS News

The Spinx Co. opened its first express tunnel car wash at its newest convenience store in Moncks Corner, S.C. On Feb. 15, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the Ride 'N' Shine car wash. The Spinx store where the car wash is located is the retailer's largest c-store yet.

Visit https://csnews.com/spinx-cuts-ribbon-first-tunnel-car-wash to view the full article online.

 
Average Joe Auto Care Products / Car Coaster
Ascentium Capital , LLC
Leadership
 
   
Source: Forbes


if you asked random leaders and employees alike to list tasks of management, they would mention numerous time-wasting activities. Activities like reporting, reviewing, planning, meeting, discussing, and documenting. Why are these wasteful? Because not a one of these activities creates value for which customers are willing to pay. 

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/annlatham/2018/02/18/are-you-lost-in-leadership/#685fb0f569b0 to view the full article online.

 
Source: Entrepreneur

Joshua Spodek, author of Leadership Step by Step: Becoming the Person Others Follow, talks about how people aren’t born leaders but instead develop leadership skills throughout life as a result of the obstacles life throws at them. He states that every great leader has learned leadership, but "no one’s born leading."

Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/video/308650 to view the full article online.

 
WEG Electric Corp.
PDQ Manufacturing
Marketing
 
   
Source: Inc.
As email marketing continues to grow in popularity, there's little sign that marketers know what they're doing. Here are nine marketing emails, all of which make basic, fatal errors.

Visit https://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/first-90-days-9-common-email-marketing-mistakes.html to view the full article online.

 
Source: Small Business Trends

The new PayPal Here card readers work with your mobile devices and accept the latest forms of payments from customers and clients.

Visit https://smallbiztrends.com/2018/02/paypal-here-card-readers.html to view the full article online.

 
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