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Articles by Kate Carr

A double shot expresso carwash, please

Carwashes and coffee: Unless you’re Procter & Gamble or a full-serve location offering a complimentary cup of Joe, the connection isn’t obvious. But a recent trip to the grocery store
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CCWE 2010: The S-words

The mood was subdued. The shoppers were serious. And the traffic was lighter than years passed, but steady. In a way, Car Care World Expo 2010™ matched the current state
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Daughter knows best

A few weeks ago, my father called with a question. Not just any old question — a carwash question. How ironic that my father’s first foray into the carwash industry
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Her first time

I wonder if this kind of thing happens to the editor of Professional Hairdressing Magazine? Last month, my best friend Julie called me completely out of breath and in a
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Are they being served?

Business success begins and ends with good customer service.
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Modernize your marketing tactics

Try these new mediums and technologies to attract customers and encourage loyalty in existing ones.
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Meet the Duck Lady

PC&D's 2009 Most Valuable Carwasher is just ducky.
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This Carr will run on two wheels

I finally did it. After years of hemming and hawing, I am officially signed up for the Motorcycle Rider Course at the local community college. With any luck, my brothers
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Plastic or… plastic?

I don’t carry cash. Ever. In fact, I can’t remember the last time I pulled up to an ATM to withdraw some crisp $20 bills. What I can remember is
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Commercialism at its finest

On an evening that I usually spend in a humor–induced coma thanks to NBC’s Thursday night line–up and the very sophomoric humor of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” I was
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