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The ICA getting a more international feel with Car Wash Show Europe

June 2, 2014
CHICAGO — While the ICA has been doing international trips since the ‘70s, the launch of the Car Wash Show Europe in 2015 is a big step into the international market, according to associationsnow.com.  


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Scammers target businesses including carwashes

May 30, 2014
CHICAGO — A scam is targeting ComEd customers with threats to pay large fees or lose their power, according to CBS Chicago.


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Splash Car Wash contest giving away 2014 Corvette

May 29, 2014
NEW CANNAN, Conn. — Splash drew its first “key” winners for its Wash It & Win contest on Saturday, each key could be the one to start and win a 2014 Corvette Stingray, according to a press release.


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How to avoid a call from the government

May 28, 2014
CLEVELAND — There are frequent mistakes that owners of small businesses make that lead to a call from Uncle Sam, according to Small Business Trends.


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How POS systems increase efficiency

May 27, 2014
Read how one carwash's POS system keeps things running smoothly, and keeps the owner more informed.
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Are your prices right?

Setting rates and conveying value is a science and a skill.
May 27, 2014
Setting the right rates and conveying value is not only a science, but also a skill that needs to be mastered in order to win big.
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Call for regulation at NYC carwashes

May 27, 2014
NEW YORK — Carwash owners say the bill by the city council would impose regulations that are normally only put in place for industries known to have organized crime, according to Crain’s New York Business.     


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Concern over proposed gas station and carwash

May 23, 2014
CHICAGO — Many people have expressed that the gas station and carwash would produce lighting, noise and traffic issues, according to the Chicago Tribune.


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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.
May 23, 2014
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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FAQs about RFID

We answer some of the biggest questions when it comes to Radio Frequency Identification technology.
May 23, 2014
When it comes to Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, there are some frequently asked questions in regards to tamper-proofing, what it takes to install the technology, and the potential return on investment, etc.


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