Gil Gonzalez became Detail Garage's first franchisee when he bought store No. 4, in 2016 in California. He notes the Detail Garage model has improved substantially since the early days, and during COVID-19 corporate's contributions were swift and effective.
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The cost of socks, which every customer of an Urban Air Adventure Park must buy, isn't the biggest-ticket item that a group of franchisees is criticizing in a lawsuit against the franchisor. But it may be the most irritating, like a pebble in a shoe.
A Rides & Coffee event at a Detail Garage in store in Swansea, Massachusetts, in which customers ogle cars and talk shop.
An alert sent to Detail Garage franchisees last Saturday announced a deal to pilot "Shine Shops" in 500 Walmart stores that will sell popular Chemical Guys car-detailing products. A plaintiff in a lawsuit against Detail Garage founders calls the deal "complete madness."
Garrett Kubiak, a Detail Garage franchisee in Detroit featured in Franchise Times last September, criticized the lawsuit filed against the fir…
Detail Garage VP John Mansfield gave a general defense against allegations in a sweeping lawsuit filed in California District Court in late January, but did not address specific claims made in Cardinal Investments One v. Detail Garage.
Detail Garage franchisees can sell Chemical Guys and Smart Wax products only from their physical stores, but a lawsuit alleges the founders se…
A sweeping lawsuit against Detail Garage claims the founders of the auto-detailing supplies retailer are running a “shell-franchise operation” and “anticompetitive scheme” whose actual purpose is to boost revenue for their affiliate companies, primarily Smart LLC and ChemicalGuys.com and including 14 entities in all.