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And the countdown begins! It’s officially April, which means we are just three weeks away from The Car Wash Show 2018. Are you excited? Are you prepared? Are you even registered?!

Visit http://www.carwash.org/thecarwashshow/news-landing/2018/04/02/three-week-warning to view the full article online.

 
New this year, we'll be broadcasting exclusive content from The Car Wash Show! Our Car Wash Network is bringing you live action from the ICA Pavilion during The Show. Tune in on Facebook or www.TheCarWashShow.com. 



If you're joining us at The Show, stop by and catch the programming in the ICA Pavilion!




We'll be talking everything from unlimited wash clubs, to industry growth, to how car washes and bars aren't so different ... or are they?




We'll be live at the top of the hour during Trade Show hours. Stay tuned for a complete schedule.


Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/icw-nwl/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=496663&issueID=57146 to view the full article online.

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

Were February’s breakout job gains a sign that hiring is ramping up despite worker shortages or a weather-related fluke? The answer may be revealed in the March employment report, due out this week. 

Visit https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/economy/2018/04/02/employment-trend-march-jobs-report-highlights-weeks-economic-news/472604002/ to view the full article online.

 
Source: The Vicksburg Post


It’s springtime, so you know what that means: Warmer weather, flowers blooming, frequent showers and also pollen getting just about everywhere. As vehicle owners find more and more pollen clinging to their cars, many take a trip to the car wash to get it scrubbed clean.

Visit https://www.vicksburgpost.com/2018/03/28/pollen-season-a-busy-time-for-car-wash-business/ to view the full article online.

 
Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.
Source: Convenience Store News
Led by millennials, nearly 88 million Americans plan to take family vacations this year, according to the latest research from AAA Travel.

Visit https://csnews.com/higher-gas-prices-wont-keep-family-vacationers-road-year to view the full article online.

 
Source: The Motley Fool


Artificial intelligence is already having a huge impact on many industries, including aviation, manufacturing, technology and the automotive industry. AI is creating entirely new ways for us to get around. It will soon influence how cars are produced and will change how we manage traffic in our cities. 

Visit https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/03/12/3-ways-ai-will-change-the-automotive-industry.aspx to view the full article online.

 
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Diamond Shine Car Care
Leadership
 
   
Source: Fast Company

These simple behaviors are easy to fall into when you’re nervous, but they can make listeners think twice about taking you seriously.

Visit https://www.fastcompany.com/40549971/these-7-common-speaking-habits-undercut-your-credibility to view the full article online.

 
Source: Strategy + Business
Jonathan Warburton, chairman of U.K. bakery chain Warburtons, is clear-sighted about developing family talent and attracting top managers.

Visit https://www.strategy-business.com/article/CEO-Succession-Planning-in-a-Family-Business to view the full article online.

 
Elektrim Motors
Ascentium Capital , LLC
Marketing
 
   
Source: Inc.

Of the many challenges entrepreneurs face, possibly none are more complex and misunderstood than responding to competition. How can your humble brand possibly differentiate itself?

Visit https://www.inc.com/firas-kittaneh/3-brand-messaging-strategies-to-help-you-outsmart-competition.html to view the full article online.

 
Source: Forbes


According to a recent survey, 73 percent of all people point to customer experience as an important factor in their purchasing decisions, just behind price and product quality. Yet only 49 percent of U.S. consumers say companies provide a good customer experience today. 

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/shephyken/2018/04/01/your-best-opportunity-for-growing-business-the-customer-experience/#2246a3fb3a3e to view the full article online.

 
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