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College student starts waterless wash

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. —A business is born when a college student needs a solution for getting her car clean in frigid temperatures.


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Industry Watch

Motor City Wash Works, Inc. hosted a day-long open house celebration on June 17, which also included an auction fundraiser, demonstrations, food and drinks, and attendees, including members of Professional Carwashing & Detailing magazine, were taken to Comerica Park to see the Detroit Tigers take on the Kansas City Royals.


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The good, the bad and the ugly sides to customer service

Debra Gorgos
I have written before about Yelp and how it can be a thorn in every business owner's side, or a blessing in a not-so-disguised format. A bad review can lead to a positive change, or a chance for you, as a business owner or manager, to come across as composed, reflective and repentant.


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Around the Industry

There has been a recently proposed bill for carwashes to need licenses and a $300,000 surety bond in NYC, and the Department of Consumer Affairs came out in favor of it during testimony to the city council on June 17, according to the Epoch Times.


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Gas station/carwash closing, leaving town one gas station

ASPEN, Colo. — A carwash in Aspen, also providing fuel for customers, is closing due to redevelopment.


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Drought causes water ban in Texas

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Carwash owners need to be strategic during water bans to keep business flowing.


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Teens start detailing business over summer break

DICKINSON, N.D. — High school students became business partners this summer with a successful auto detailing business.


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Pet washing station added to carwash

CHESTER, Va. — A carwash increases its profit potential with pet bathing station.


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The evolution of the carwash arch

Bobby Jones
Ten years ago you could pull into a carwash and be greeted with boring industrial gray square arches that just served one purpose: To wash the car.
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Signage: A powerful tool for growing carwash business

Robyn Tucker

A colorful menu in a contemporary style like an Apple iPhone menu is a great tool for promoting extra services.


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