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Articles by Phillip Lawless

Profile in success: Then and now

How J.R. and Patricia Carsten found almost 50 years of success in the ever-evolving detail industry.
August 16, 2012
In the world today, it is rare for a person to stay in the same position, with the same company, for more than five years.
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Vacuums: The death of free vacuums?

August 16, 2012
Additional charges increase the importance of vacuum appearance, upkeep and payment options.
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Down the drain

Recycled and collected water is a valuable resource, and many self-serve carwash owners are missing out.
August 15, 2012
While the calendar year may be different, it seems that the grim reports on water usage have stayed the same.
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New profits from new products

August 15, 2012
Owners looking to make more money should consider greeting cards and impulse items.
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Brewing up additional profits via coffee sales

Coffee profit centers can be a tasty way to attract new customers and more wash traffic.
August 15, 2012
There's no doubt that carwashes need to catch customer attention in today's competitive market. What better way than by offering one of the world's most popular drinks?
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Ahead of the pack

This Texas flex-serve stands out in a crowded market due to customer service, technology and sodas.
August 1, 2012

What can’t doors do?

Door offerings have warped ahead at light speed, and their technological advances are set to stun.
August 1, 2012
Door offerings have warped ahead at light speed, and their technological advances are set to stun.
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Brewing up additional sales

Coffee profit centers can be a tasty way to attract new customers and more wash traffic.
August 1, 2012

One expert weighs in on how other carwashes are conserving water

Gary Hirsh, president of New Wave Industries, talks to Managing Editor Phillip Lawless.
July 31, 2012

One man and his van

Detailer Lou Spellos created his dream career using mobile marketing and industry networking.
July 2, 2012