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Factoring the average profit margin per car washed

One of the most searched questions in carwashing is the average profit margin per car washed. The answer varies depending on factors like the region, quality of the vehicle output, quality of the operator and equipment brand.
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Mural being painted for grand opening of carwash

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Super Shine Express carwash is having artists create a unique mural for the entire building, according to wbir.com


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Updated: Employee crashes customer’s SUV at carwash

BEAVERTON, Ore. — An employee who was driving a customer’s SUV to be serviced, almost immediately crashed it into four other vehicles on Saturday, according to kgw.com. 


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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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Rush of business at carwash after rotting meat covers vehicles

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. — Rotting meat on the road on Thursday led to the road temporarily closing, and many drivers taking their vehicles to the local carwash, according to the poststar.com.  


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Owner opens up third ‘Green Certified’ carwash location

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Jeff Burkhart recently opened his third Screaming Eagle Express Car Wash location, which has a local and environmental touch, according to The Leaf Chronicle.


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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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Online traffic increasingly coming from mobile devices

CLEVELAND — If your carwash depends on online traffic, it is increasingly important to cater your website to mobile platforms, according to Small Business Trends.


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Carwashes may be cut off from city water due to drought

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — There are 20 carwashes in the city, and they will be cut off from using city water if lake levels fall below 20 percent, according to Texomashomepage.com.


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The Upsell Smell

Lustra™ Tip of the Month
When you think of the consumer experience, you need to focus on the five senses – sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing.
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