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We'll be talking everything from unlimited wash clubs to industry growth! Check out a full schedule at carwash.org/live.

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It’s time! Bags are packed, the tank is full, and The Car Wash Show 2018 is just around the corner...

Visit http://www.carwash.org/thecarwashshow/news-landing/2018/04/24/because-your-business-deserves-the-best to view the full article online.

 
We're working on the Summer leadership issue of CAR WASH Magazine and would love to hear from you! We're writing articles on some of the following topics. If your company has an interesting perspective to share, please reach out and let us know! 




- Leadership development programs

- Succession planning for your business

- Leading a diverse workforce

- Industry consolidation

- Servant leadership




Email managing editor Jennifer Lipner at jlipner@naylor.com for consideration.



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Industry News
Source: Inc.

Every few years, someone becomes frustrated that most Americans care deeply about the small-business community — and that concern gets in the way of those interests' policy objectives. So they try to undercut the importance of our small-business economy.

Visit https://www.inc.com/todd-mccracken/why-we-need-to-give-more-aid-not-less-to-small-businesses.html to view the full article online.

 
 
   
Moo Moo Express and Flying Ace Express announced a strategic investment partnership with Wildcat Capital Management, the family office of TPG Capital co-founder, David Bonderman.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/car-wash-magazine/car-wash-news/news/2018/04/25/moo-moo-express-and-flying-ace-express-announce-investment-partnership-with-wildcat-capital-management to view the full article online.

 
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Source: Forecourt Trader (U.K.)
Installing the latest car wash access control system from PSD Codax has paid dividends for former Forecourt Trader of the Year, Touts Ltd, according to the company’s operations manager.

Visit https://forecourttrader.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/14934/Big_spend_on_car_wash_technology_boosts_sales_for_Touts.html to view the full article online.

 
Source: The Journal Times

A new $3 million automated car wash with two pet washing stations is in the works for Highway 20 in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. Peak Inc. plans to build its first Wisconsin car wash, joining the company's dozen-plus car washes in Illinois, Indiana and Kansas.

Visit http://journaltimes.com/business/local/m-car-wash-planned-for-highway-to-also-have-two/article_c25a4654-a4d3-597b-8a4c-3700e9a982d9.html to view the full article online.

 
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Leadership
 
   
Source: Strategy + Business

For many leaders, a sense of meaning at work is elusive. What leaders thought was meaningful purpose was merely their pursuit of success — and these are two very different things.

Visit https://www.strategy-business.com/blog/What-to-Do-When-Success-Leaves-You-Empty to view the full article online.

 
Source: Chief Executive
Whether a first-time CEO or stepping into a visible leadership role, you will face a number of high stakes decisions during the critical first months of the role. Given the high risk of executive transition failures, you may be understandably cautious.

Visit https://chiefexecutive.net/seemingly-safe-people-bets-can-trip-ceos/ to view the full article online.

 
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Marketing
 
   
Source: Small Business Trends
Want to know how to set up a small business advertising campaign? In this article, we’ve identified nine essential steps.

Visit https://smallbiztrends.com/2018/04/small-business-advertising-checklist.html to view the full article online.

 
Source: Inc.
There was a time when pricing was almost a consequence of other decisions made by a company. Companies used to figure out their cost and tack on a few pennies. Today, companies reverse engineer their solutions based on a price point.  

Visit https://www.inc.com/marc-emmer/how-this-single-pricing-strategy-can-instantly-improve-your-bottom-line.html?cid=hmside3 to view the full article online.

 
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Supplier News
 
   
Source: Crain's Cleveland Business

Akron, Ohio-based DRB Holdings, which provides technology products to the car wash industry, announced that it has acquired the assets and property of NoPileups of Idaho. A business unit of Pingman Tools, NoPileups provides software to assist in preventing vehicle collisions in car washes. 

Visit http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20180423/news/159116/drb-holdings-acquires-idaho-provider-car-wash-software to view the full article online.

 
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