Lubricant Prices

Jobbers World has an interesting article out comparing retail (that is, purchased in quart bottles at a big-box retailer) motor oil prices now versus one year ago. The survey found that retail prices for conventional motor oil have increased by 11 percent, while the retail price for high-mileage motor oil has increased by an average of 8.8 percent. Meanwhile, the retail price for synthetic motor oil has only increased 5.9 percent. As I said, very interesting.

(This post written while listening to “When I’m Gone” by 3 Doors Down.)

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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