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Shop Look: Quick Draw Oil Change of Dodge City, Kansas

April 1, 2024
This Kansas shop has built a community-first brand in a thoughtfully designed shop space.

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Tatum: Empowering Your Team

April 1, 2024
Ways that you can give responsibility to your managers.
Missy Fant

Hempy: The Importance of a Mission Statement (Lessons from Larry Dahl)

April 1, 2024
In his debut column for NOLN, Oilstop CEO Scott Hempy explains the importance of purpose in service.
River Underwood Photography

The Shop Owner Brotherhood

April 1, 2024
Shawn Hood made his dream of becoming a business owner a reality when he opened BrotherHood Oil.
Courtesy of Glenn Ables
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The Shop Next Door

April 1, 2024
Shop location involves more than just the physical land.
Photo 177937583 © Alexey Novikov |

Johnson: Even NHTSA Blames Hyundai/Kia Customers for Lack of Maintenance

March 25, 2024
The role of Hyundai/Kia maintenance in relation to warranties, severe driving, and defects.
Millicent Garland

Getting Jiffy With It

March 1, 2024
Meet Richard Minnick: one of the district managers helping Jiffy Lube’s Stonebriar franchise thrive.
Illustration 158628704 © Woodhouse84 |
Featured Stories

Defining Development

March 1, 2024
Establishing a workplace that helps employees succeed.
Photo 44934840 © Wayne Mckown |

Tatum: Emergency Services

March 1, 2024
What should you do when you have a medical emergency at your shop?
Lavana Howard, vanna d. photography

Fueled by Fast Service

Feb. 9, 2024
It's all about service for Joshua and Jonathan Keeton.
Lee Vang, LC Photography
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Shop Look: Ecolube of Chowchilla, California

Feb. 9, 2024
This start-up shop was built to stand out.

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