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Florida carwash sells for over $500,000

March 28, 2014
SARASOTA, Fla. — Sparkle Car Washes sold a location in Sarasota, Fla. for $545,000, according to the Herald Tribune.  


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Diamond MAGIC® is now available through Kleen-Rite Corp

March 26, 2014
PEABODY, Mass. — Diamond MAGIC® is a cleaner that actually has diamonds in it, and it is now available through Kleen-Rite, according to a press release.
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LeBron James partners with Sprite for Sprite 6 Mix

March 26, 2014
LOS ANGELES — LeBron James joins the ranks of athletes who’ve been branded with their own soft drink, according to Brand Eating.             


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Carwash owner helping solve the problem of unsafe drinking water

March 25, 2014
ROSWELL, Ga. — Sky Wash owner Jim Dudley is contributing resources to combating the problem of unclean drinking water, according to The Huffington Post.


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The plea for steam

A dry vapor steam machine can be used on the facility as well as a car and can promote your business as eco-friendly.
March 24, 2014
A hot water extractor uses heated liquid water and a powerful vacuum to deep clean carpets, whereas steam cleaning involves the use of pressurized steam vapor.
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No, you can’t rent my customers

Read how one carwash chain found success in offering windshield repair services.
March 24, 2014

After our second location opened, nearly half a dozen windshield repair companies approached us offering to pay us a monthly rent to sell windshield repair at our washes. Immediately our reaction was, “No, you can’t rent my customers.” 


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Four different customers, four different experiences

Presenting ways to handle four very different types of customers who view the same wash differently.
March 24, 2014
Picture for a moment the exact day that your business staring going up...or downhill. Here is a snapshot of four potential customers that are pulling into your carwash today is your wash ready for them?
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Creating repeat customers

How loyalty carwash programs create longevity and revenue growth.
March 24, 2014
It is true that if customer loyalty were easy to come by then every business would be showing successful program retentions and extensive revenue growth year after year. So, how much loyalty is necessary to be successful?
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Do you offer fabric repair and restoration?

One industry expert reveals what it takes to offer this additional service and how it can draw in more customers.
March 24, 2014
Another way to draw in more customers and make additional revenue is to offer up fabric repair and restoration.
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Stories from the Trenches: Rain Tunnel Express Car Wash

President Scott Knight shares his tips for success.
March 24, 2014
President/Owner Scott Knight shares his tips on success
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