Lubes in the News

Hope everyone enjoyed their Christmas and New Year’s break. We here at National Oil & Lube News sure did, but it’s back to business now, with some of the lube companies making headlines recently:

• A Michigan auto dealer donates its lube shop proceeds to a band.
• An article about Steve Allison’s stores converting to the Jiffy Lube brand.
• A Colorado Grease Monkey reopens after running into tax problems.
• A Texas Kwik Kar celebrates 10 years in business.
• Wal-Mart remodels a store, and converts the Tire & Lube Express into grocery space.
Jiffy Lubes donate to fight heart disease.
• Another Wal-Mart store under construction deletes the planned Tire & Lube Express center. (It’s been rumored for some time that Wal-Mart has been less than pleased by financial results from TLE centers; could this be the beginning of a new trend that will see Wal-Mart slowly close its under-performing Tire & Lube Express centers in favor of more retail space?)
• NOLN picks up some pub about our Best Looking Lube Contest.

About National Oil & Lube News

National Oil & Lube News is the fast oil change industry's oldest and largest trade publication. Started in 1986 by Steve Hurt (a former fast lube owner) and David Arrington, NOLN has grown and evolved right alongside the fast lube industry. Here at NOLN, our aim is to help fast lube operators with every facet of their business, from operations to technical issues. Our monthly magazine and this regularly updated website contain everything from technical tips, recall announcements and service guides to articles on handling customer complaints, building your brand and making your business the best it can be. With tips and advice from experts both inside and outside the industry, you're sure to learn something that can help your fast lube business grow and prosper.
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