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Revving Up: How AI is Driving Car Wash Innovation

In the ever-evolving landscape of business and technology, the car wash industry finds itself at an inflection point. As the world grapples with economic shifts, supply chain challenges, and changing consumer sentiments, there emerges a developing ‘toolbox’ of solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI). This transformative force, once confined to science fiction narratives, is now …

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Why Outsourcing Your Accounting and Finance Team Can Benefit Your Business

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.


Insights from the 2023 Car Wash Show

Last month, I had the opportunity to attend The Car Wash Show in Las Vegas. This year’s event had more than 400 exhibitors and more than 9,000 attendees and featured engaging presentations and insightful discussions showcasing the latest industry developments. For those of you in the industry who didn’t have a chance to attend the event, or even those of you who did but couldn’t make it to every session you wanted to attend, I would like to recap some of my key takeaways.


Turbocharging Your Car Wash for Growth: The Car Wash Advisory Board

Apple Growth Partners (AGP) had the pleasure of hosting a panel discussion at this year’s Car Wash Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our conversation sparked a lot of great questions and discussions. Our team believes in the power of Healthy Growth® and one of the best ways we continue to demonstrate that is with our ability to team with owners and leadership groups to tackle head-on the opportunities and challenges facing the business today.


6 Things To Consider Before Purchasing a Car Wash

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.


Top Takeaways from the Professional Car Wash Industry Report

By Alec Derrig | Associate, Tax The day-to-day management of running a car wash is time-consuming, and owners may need help in studying trends or benchmark reports from the industry. The 2019 Professional Carwashing Industry Report from Professional Carwashing and Detailing Magazine reported comprehensive industry data from car wash owners and managers across the country. …

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Top Five Tax Considerations for Car Wash Owners

By Jeff Brooks, CPA, CGMA | Principal | Car Wash Leader Ongoing staffing, market changes, traffic studies, equipment maintenance, technology upgrades, and customer relationships – these are just some of the many topics top-of-mind for car wash owners. Adding tax planning and preparation to the mix, including navigating the changes brought on by Tax Reform, …

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