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Vending machines

A 2020 vending outlook

Experts predict a significant shift in payment options over the next five years.


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Tablet software creating solutions for carwashes

TUCSON, Ariz. — “We have machines that automatically size and wash a car, mix chemicals, activate pumps, turn on lights — and here I am still counting inventory by hand,” said Brian Janezic, the owner of two Auto Wash Express locations, according to The New York Times.


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Tablet software creating solutions for carwashes

TUCSON, Ariz. — “We have machines that automatically size and wash a car, mix chemicals, activate pumps, turn on lights — and here I am still counting inventory by hand,” said Brian Janezic, the owner of two Auto Wash Express locations, according to The New York Times.


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Additional Profit Center Analysis

We break down the initial costs, the estimated ROI, and what owners can expect when adding on one of these popular multi-profit centers.
As the economy continues to shift, and customers are willing to spend a bit more money, it seems as if carwash owners are finding they are ready and willing to spend some more on new equipment.
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What additional profit center are Australian wash owners most interested in PC&D covering?

Latham, N.Y. — Professional Carwashing & Detailing is learning more about the Australian market, and part of that is getting direct feedback from our readers. Take the chance to tell us what additional profit centers you want to read more about.


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Striking while the ice is hot

Managing Editor Phillip Lawless talks ice vending machine profit margins with Michael Little of Ice House America.
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The technology of ice vending

How do automated vendors keep ice on-hand for frequent sales?