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Car Care World Expo 2010 registration opens
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The International Carwash Association™ has officially opened registration for Car Care World Expo 2010™, the world’s largest convention and trade show for the car wash industry. The Expo will take place May 12-14, 2010, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. More

ICA announces 2010 Exhibitor Training Webinar series
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Held monthly in advance of Car Care World Expo 2010, May 12-14, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, the one hour exhibitor training Webinars prepare participants for a valuable show experience that maximizes return on their trade show investment. Training Webinars are presented by leading trade show management experts in the field. More

Uncover innovation at the Convenience U CARWACS Show in Toronto
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Staying up to date on the latest consumer trends, product innovation and government legislation is an unending activity for car wash operators. Rather than tackle business challenges alone, operators can seek guidance at the 2010 Convenience U CARWACS Show in Toronto, Canada. Canada's largest event for the car wash industry is taking place at the Toronto Congress Centre on March 3 and 4, and will, for the seventh consecutive year, provide engaging discussion and leading education on the future of the car wash, petroleum and convenience industries. Operators can register for the event at More

Business owners brace for another rough year
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Do you have any idea if the economy will rebound in 2010? Small business owners don't, and it's the single biggest challenge they face in planning for the year ahead, according to a recent survey by the National Small Business Association. More

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Dultmeier Sales is a full line distributor for over 300 manufacturers and suppliers. We also manufacture pumping stations, spot-free rinse systems & coin/bill meters.

Renewable energy, clean car technologies seeing progress
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The tween years of this century could be just the perfect stage of growth - and awkwardness - for some of our most pressing environmental issues. Debates over how to deal with climate change are raging, deniers and dirty energy companies are developing blemishes and green businesses are going through some painful growth spurts. A number of factors formed these issues, and taking a peek into their past might help us predict their future. More

Will an ARC loan help your business?
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SBA's America's Recovery Capital Loan Program can provide up to $35,000 in short-term relief for viable small businesses facing immediate financial hardship to help ride out the current uncertain economic times and return to profitability. Will an ARC loan help your business? More

Labor leaders digest Senate setback
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Labor leaders recently met by phone as the loss of a Democratic Senate seat and the specter of further party defeats in November threw unions' legislative agenda into disarray and further diminished chances of passing a bill to ease organizing. More

Getting the scoop from marketing experts inbound marketing news
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Over the last few years many social news sites have popped up like Mixx, Digg, and Newsvine that are the premier places for popular news and information. There are great sites for small business information like and Business Week Small Business but there is another one you might not be aware of and that is the Inbound Marketing News Site from More

Add-On Rust Protection Increases Revenue
Undercarriage flush is a great seasonal offering in your top packages and can be further enhanced with a rust inhibitor add-on that provides your customer a true value and encourages top wash purchases. Rust-Ban® rust inhibitor from Lustra™ Car Care Products is an effective light foaming product that is visible when applied and prevents flash rusting on bare metal parts of the underside of vehicles. This value priced product offers customers that extra layer of protection from ice melting chemicals and winter elements. To contact a Lustra™ distributor near you, click the distributor link on the website. more

Legislation is not the only route
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At times, the world's water and waste problems seem insurmountable. In developing countries, population growth and rising incomes are putting pressure on water supplies and generating more waste. The rapid growth of mega-cities is creating headaches for the companies and authorities trying to meet demand for water and manage municipal and industrial waste water. More

Car wash ban introduced in Kildare County
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Ireland's Kildare County Council announced a ban on using hosepipes and car washes due to a continuing water shortage in the county. More

Exploring overhead costs
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Reduction of overhead costs should be viewed as a continuous improvement process. It never ceases to amaze me at the new opportunities that emerge after you think you've cut everything you could. At the beginning of the year, a small business I invested in took a hard look at these expenses and here are some examples of things that were done. More
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Lustra™ announces Mark VII as New England distributor
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Cleaning Systems, Inc. announces Mark VII of New England as their provider of Lustra Professional Car Care Products in the New England area. More

Green auto detailing chemicals polish hard surfaces without hazardous compounds
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Daimer Industries® Inc., an exporter and provider of plant-based auto detailing products, has released Eco-Green® Multi-Purpose Hard Surface Cleaner, a biodegradable, soy-based cleaning formula designed for non-porous hard surfaces found on and inside vehicles. More

CWD Rhino-Mat, automatic floor mat wash & dry system
The Rhino-Mat uses proven technology to give the cleanest and driest finish out of any current mat cleaner. Visit our website or contact us to see why it will benefit your car wash. MORE

ecobee Energy Management System released
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Aimed at the commercial sector, the ecobee EMS fits perfectly in systems where a simple thermostat is not enough for appropriate controls and functionality while a complete building automation unit is too complex and expensive. The innovative design of ecobee EMS makes it very easy to use and results in reducing operating costs and enabling better energy conservation. More

Car wash marketing
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The whole point of any promotion or marketing strategy for your car wash is to be noticed and get a response. Excite your potential customers through direct mail, promo cards and special offers. To have a successful car wash business, you need a solid marketing plan. More

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