How has the recession impacted the detailing business?

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  • Significant loss of business

    1 4.55%
  • Moderate loss of business

    1 4.55%
  • Slight loss of business

    2 9.09%
  • Business is overall the same

    9 40.91%
  • Business is improved

    3 13.64%
  • Other

    6 27.27%
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Thread: How has the recession impacted the detailing business?

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    Registered Member Mary S's Avatar
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    How has the recession impacted the detailing business?

    Hi, I was just wondering how much the current economic downturn has affected the detailing business, for those of you who do this for a living.

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    Re: How has the recession impacted the detailing business?

    It has not really affected me.
    Nick
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    Re: How has the recession impacted the detailing business?

    I just started at the end of last summer so I have yet ti notice, if I ever will, a change in business
    A Pontiac is a Chevy with better trim.

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    Re: How has the recession impacted the detailing business?

    Other factors for me.
    quality creates its own demand

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    Re: How has the recession impacted the detailing business?

    Business is smoking HOT! I'm booked out just about until mid Jan.

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    Re: How has the recession impacted the detailing business?

    I bet people are realizing it's better to spend money and care for the car they have than buying a new one every couple of years. Just a theory
    Black on Black - 2007 Chevy Avalanche Z71 4x4
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    Re: How has the recession impacted the detailing business?

    Quote Originally Posted by ca2kjet View Post
    I bet people are realizing it's better to spend money and care for the car they have than buying a new one every couple of years. Just a theory
    This is true.
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    Re: How has the recession impacted the detailing business?

    Quote Originally Posted by ca2kjet View Post
    I bet people are realizing it's better to spend money and care for the car they have than buying a new one every couple of years. Just a theory
    Very true indeed! In fact, that's how I've been marketing to people for a while now and the approach does seem to be pulling people in.

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