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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.


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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Ep22: Profiles of Entrepreneurs – Brian Krusz

Kicking off a new focus on local entrepreneurs, Chuck & Brittany are joined today by Brian Krusz, co-founder of Sgt. Clean’s Car Wash. Brian and his team grew his company’s revenue by 760% in just four years, while expanding to five locations in Northeastern Ohio. Brian discusses his entrepreneurial spirit began when he was a …

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