Lubes in the News

Oil change companies making headlines this week:

• Midas deals with a stagnant stock price despite increased sales, leading some to believe the company is up for sale. (Ah, the joy of being a publicly traded company. Anyone remember LUCOR, the publicly traded Jiffy Lube franchisee?)

• Quick look at the new EZ Lube management team.

• Not all new Walmarts are eschewing the Tire & Lube Express.

• North Carolina lube shop temporarily shuts down due to road construction.

• Lube shop wins city vehicle maintenance contract (scroll to the bottom to see).

• Police recover vehicle stolen from Canadian lube shop.

• Texas lube operator (and former investigative reporter) considers running for Congress.

(This post written while listening to “I Don’t Care Anymore” by Phil Collins.)

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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