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The Soap Box

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Editor Debra Gorgos talks about the concerns, celebrations, and comings and goings of the carwashing industry that she hears about and witnesses in her daily life.

Survey says, what?

What did you all think about the recent story we posted about how a survey of the Automobile Association’s members showed that some people only wash their car once a year or not at all?
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Name calling, bullies and keeping the peace

Sure, everyone likes a jovial atmosphere, but make sure your employees are being nice to each other and not going too far with any name-calling.
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What are your thoughts on this comment?

I'm interested to hear what you have to say in response to someone who commented on the recent Forbes article that ran last week which promoted at-home and do-it-yourself carwashing.

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Happy Memorial Day

This holiday means a lot to me. My grandparents (on my mom's side) both served and met during World War II.
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Driveway carwashes are starting to pop up. How should I handle this?

I have been seeing them all over the place as of late. Those nice little "fundraiser" carwashes -- in church parking lots and in business parking lots.
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Hope to see you in Vegas

I can't believe it's been an entire year since the last ICA show in Las Vegas. Seems like just yesterday I was sitting a few hundred feet away from keynote speaker Joe Theismann, taking in all that he had to say about overcoming obstacles...
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