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Tire causes damage to carwash door

ELMHURST, Ill. — Apparently someone placed a tire at the exit of the carwash...
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Real estate ponzi scheme included carwash venture

SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. — The man responsible, defendant Aldo Joseph Baccala, received a 20 year prison sentence and ordered to pay a $6.4 million fine.
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Fire destroys Ill. carwash

ANNA, Ill. — It is expected to be a total loss, says the town's fire chief, and no foul play is suspected.
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Update: Board approves carwash's color scheme

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The goal of the new paint job was to improve the look of a self-serve carwash, but it had gotten the owner in trouble with a code enforcement official, according to the St. Augustine Record.


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Exclusive interview with Steve L’Heureux regarding the Ryko acquisition

GRIMES, Iowa — "The unified business will operate under the Ryko brand. We expect the integration process to be completed within six months of closing the transaction," says L’Heureux.
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Keeping Track of Inventory

Lustra™ Tip of the Month
It is essential to manage your car wash chemical inventory so that you don't end up ordering too much or having too little.
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Making Maintenance Fun

CarWash College™ Tip of the Month
I've been sitting around all day trying to think of something more boring than doing the routine maintenance around the car wash.
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Lowering prices while increasing revenue with loyalty program

Roland Bartels, owner of Tiger Express Wash, read a Cornell University study that taught him why lowering prices was the right way to bring in more profits.
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The hidden benefits of high volume

Advice on what makes the added traffic created by loyalty programs so valuable.
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How to avoid a call from the government

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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