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Rollover Car Wash Trends Play to Customers’ Desire for Choice, Appeal and Cost Savings

Here in the United States, several trends at rollover car washes at convenience stores are helping to attract new customers and make loyal followers of existing customers.

Fuels

Giant Eagle Expands Car Wash

WetGo Pro uses longer wash tunnel and new equipment

Car wash firms bring systems and cleaners together

Business owners, including car wash proprietors, are always on the lookout for something that can, as the saying goes, provide “the best of both worlds.”

Car washes represent an opportunity not only for additional revenue and profit streams for convenience-store retailers, but they also can play an important role in cross promotions that increase loyalty and customer spending.

There’s nothing quite like pulling out of the car wash with a sparkling-clean car. But for many consumers, it’s more than the result that matters.

The unique styles of wash can go beyond just personal preference; they can be a major determinant in the business model of a car wash, from vehicle loading, to various cleaning technologies, to cars-per-hour capabilities and revenue per car, to the level of clean and shine.

There are, however, five secrets that all successful car wash owners know will help maximize revenue.

Strategic investment in Get Spiffy to extend reach of Shell’s on-demand services

How changing brushes and hangdowns can draw customer attention

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