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‘Shark Tank’ keynote speakers talk about entrepreneurial spirit in carwash industry

CHICAGO — The keynote speakers from the hit show “Shark Tank” were able to offer advice to wash owners, and explain what it’s like to be entrepreneurs.
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The Love Bug

Lustra™ Tip of the Month
Along with the changing of the season comes changes in temperatures and new cleaning challenges.
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LeBron James partners with Sprite for Sprite 6 Mix

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

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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
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.
President/Owner Scott Knight shares his tips on success
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