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BY THE NUMBERS A snapshot of external factors impacting your business U.S.U.S. DROUGHT MONITOR Drought Monitor March 8, 2016 (Released Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016) Valid 7 a.m. EST L S L S SL L SL S Drought Impact Types: S Delineates dominant impacts S = Short-Term, typically less than 6 months (e.g. agriculture, grasslands) L = Long-Term, typically greater than 6 months (e.g. hydrology, ecology) Intensity: Author: David Miskus NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC D0 Abnormally Dry D1 Moderate Drought D2 Severe Drought D3 Extreme Drought D4 Exceptional Drought S The Drought Monitor focuses on broadscale conditions. Local conditions may vary. See accompanying text summary for forecast statements. L S S SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA LINCOLN, THE NATIONAL DROUGHT MITIGATION CENTER U.S. REGULAR ALL FORMULATIONS GAS PRICE EUROPEAN UNION UNEMPLOYMENT 10.3% NOVEMBER 2014 - NOVEMBER 2015 IN JANUARY 2016 GDP +1.6 FROM Q4 2014 TO Q4 2015 SOURCE: FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ST. LOUIS 14 CAR WASH MAGAZINE | WWW.CARWASH.ORG | SOURCE: EUROSTAT SPRING 2016 http://WWW.CARWASH.ORG

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Car Wash - Spring 2016

Letter from the ICA
Meet the Board
By the Numbers
Overheard Online
Keeping it Clean
When in drought
Reducing your environmental footprint
Continental divide
Will sympathetic pricing draw customers?
Women in Car Wash
Make money, work with friends
Should the customer have a say in employee pay?
International Profile
Women in Car Wash
Hear and be heard
OSHA update
ICA Annual Report
Creating exceptional managers
When professional contacts get personal
Ten tips for transforming your teams
Becoming an employer of choice
Show me the money
ICA launches new series of events for car wash professionals
CAR WASH Magazine wins award
Take a Tour
Wash Ideas
Focus on a Member
Blast from the Past
Marketing Minute
Download It!
Ask Champ
Top Tweets
Safety Tip
Mea Culpa
Advertiser Index
5 Things

Car Wash - Spring 2016