Apple Growth Partners (AGP) has been named a Best Employer in Ohio for the fifth consecutive year by Crain’s Cleveland. AGP was ranked #14 among small and medium-sized companies, of which 37 businesses were named.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, automotive dealerships have experienced a significant surge in buy-sell activity, which has fueled many opportunities for dealership owners. While publicly traded dealerships have taken a step back from new acquisitions, privately held counterparts are harnessing the strength of their robust balance sheets to expand their footprint.
As a leader in the car wash industry, you know first-hand how important it is to keep a close eye on your financial records and overall financial health. It’s essential that you have the ability to collect accurate and timely financial information that will allow you to make informed decisions, manage cash flow, and plan for the future.
The word is out: the car wash industry is a lucrative investment, and the market is primed to continue to expand in the near future. Whether through acquisition or new builds, car washes are an excellent purchase for those who know the industry or are looking to diversify.
The rapid growth of the carwash industry has made it a promising investment for those interested in owning a business. The opportunities will continue to grow as the industry expands — the global car wash services market is anticipated to grow when you consider that more than 72% of drivers in the United States regularly use professional car wash services.
Investing in our communities is a core credo at Apple Growth Partners. Last evening, I proudly began my second term as a judge, supporter, and raving fan of Stark Tank, a play on the now-famous “Shark Tank” television show. This event has evolved into a series, garnering statewide attention and admiration among those in educational and innovative circles.
Chris Benko, CPA, was named a Notable Leader in Accounting and Consulting by Crain’s Cleveland as announced today. The prestigious list recognizes accountants and consultants from Northeastern Ohio for accomplishments in the last 18 months.
It’s the number which needs no formal introduction, and it’s an elephant in the boardroom of every business in America whether acknowledged or not.
Owning and leading a closely held business can be time-consuming, requiring absolute focus from its owner(s). However, it is essential to take time to reflect on the future of the business and its leaders.