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Jimmy Starnes learned the connection between relationships and success from an early age, though not through the easiest of circumstances. His parents divorced when he was five, but went on to remarry individuals who became integral in his success. "While the divorce was obviously painful at the time, I gained two amazing individuals in my life," he said. "I wouldn’t trade any of them – I love all four of my parents so much."

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Industry News

Source: Bloomberg

Airbus SE is creating a division to oversee futuristic transport options such as flying taxis and on-demand helicopters, in a sign the European planemaker is going on the offensive against tech startups. 

Visit https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-05-28/airbus-steps-up-push-for-flying-taxis-on-demand-helicopters to view the full article online.

 
Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.
 
   
In honor of their 70th Anniversary, Mike's Carwash is hosting 'Mike's Weekend' at all 23 locations from June 1-3. During 'Mike's Weekend' the company will offer their best wash, the Ultimate, for just $7.

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Source: The Grand Island Independent
Gosda’s Car Wash has served the Grand Island, Neb., area for a half-century. The Gosda story began in 1968 when Victor and Leola Gosda opened their first location, and the company is now run by third-generation family members.

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Source: Smart Hustle
A lot of people envy the perceived flexibility and financial freedom that come with owning a business. Yet, it's often not so easy to take that leap of faith and commit to putting in the effort it takes to launch, grow and maintain a business. 


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Source: Harvard Business Review

Working in a family business can be isolating. Your existing network of family members who have served as role models and mentors as the business evolved in the past can be helpful, but this can also make it difficult to get neutral advice. So it’s essential to branch out and have people outside the family enterprise that you trust.

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Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems LLC
WEG Electric Corp.
Marketing
 
   
Source: Inc.
While it's always ideal to have some marketing skills, there are plenty of simple marketing tips for small businesses you can tackle even if you only have 15-minutes a day. From old-school marketing tools to modern-day marketing tactics, here are 15 marketing ideas you can do in just 15 minutes.

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Source: Entrepreneur

Recent research from McKinsey & Company revealed that only 13 percent of customers surveyed said they were loyal to a single brand. The research found that 87 percent of customers surveyed said they shopped around, and 58 percent had switched to a new brand. It's time that you take a close look at why your business is losing customers — and what you can do to fix it.

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Hydra-Flex Inc.
PDQ Manufacturing
Supplier News
 
   
Tommy’s Express Car Wash is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of a new express car wash franchise facility at 23202 N. US Highway 281, San Antonio TX.

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NCS is proud to announce that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Complete Car Wash (CCW), a major car wash distributor in Anniston, Alabama. CCW has a long-standing reputation of providing the very best in car wash consultation, design, construction, equipment systems, cleaning solutions and maintenance services to their car wash customers.

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ChemQuest, Inc. broke ground on a 23,016 square foot building expansion of their manufacturing and warehouse facility located at 21365 Hamburg Avenue in Lakeville, Minn.

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