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The Numbers: Consumer Confidence at Highest Level in Six Years

Jean Teller |

CHICAGO — THE NATION’S ECONOMIC GROWTH continued at last check, according...

Survey: Dry Cleaners Confident in Ability to Provide Good Service

Carlo Calma |

CHICAGO — Dry cleaners polled by American Drycleaner feel confident about...

Survey: West’s Dry Cleaners Post Strong First-Half Performance While Midwest Takes Hardest Hit

Carlo Calma |

CHICAGO — Dry cleaners in the West reported a 3.9% increase in year-over-...

Survey: New-Media Marketing Produces Mixed Results

Carlo Calma |

CHICAGO — Dry cleaners use a variety of new-media tools—including Facebook...

The Numbers: Slow Economic Growth Continues

Jean Teller |

CHICAGO — SEVERAL ECONOMIC FACTORS showed some gains in July, and the...

StatShot: July Dry Cleaning Sales Up, First-Half Costs Down in Most Regions

Carlo Calma |

CHICAGO –– Dry cleaners in the West saw the highest sales increase among...

Survey: Two of Five Dry Cleaners Working Longer Today Than Five Years Ago

Carlo Calma |

CHICAGO – Roughly 42% of dry cleaners are working more hours today than...

The Numbers: Consumer Confidence has ‘Upward Momentum’

Jean Teller |

CHICAGO — WHILE EMPLOYMENT FIGURES INCREASED in June, according to the...

StatShot: Regions Report Solid Second-Quarter Dry Cleaning Sales, Poor June

Carlo Calma |

CHICAGO – The West was the only region to report better year-over-year...

Survey: Many Clean ’13 Attendees More Likely to Do Biz with Exhibitors Seen There

Carlo Calma |

CHICAGO – Many dry cleaners who attended Clean ’13 in New Orleans report...

The Numbers: Consumer Confidence Surges; Job Creation Maintains Steady Climb

Jean Teller |

CHICAGO — THE FEDERAL RESERVE’S Dallas District reported strong economic...

StatShot: Dry Cleaners Post Across-the-Board Sales Gains Again in May

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO – Dry cleaning sales for May grew in all four regions, the...

Survey: More Than Half of Dry Cleaners Consider Extra Profit Centers ‘Necessity’

Carlo Calma |

CHICAGO — “Alterations, repairs and tailoring” leads the pack of extra...

The Numbers: Home Prices Rise, Foreclosure Inventory Down

Jean Teller |

CHICAGO — MEDIAN HOME PRICES continue to rise, with the National...

StatShot: April Showers Every Region with Better Dry Cleaning Sales

Carlo Calma |

CHICAGO — All regions reported better dry cleaning sales in April, while...

Survey: Majority of Dry Cleaners Report Boosting Employee Pay

Carlo Calma |

CHICAGO — A majority of dry cleaners report they have given raises in the...

The Numbers: Consumer Confidence Rises on Signs of Growing Employment

Jean Teller |

CHICAGO — CONSUMER CONFIDENCE continues to grow, according to the latest...

StatShot: West Only Region to Post Dry Cleaning Sales Gain in March

Carlo Calma |

CHICAGO — March proved to be a challenging month for dry cleaners across...

Survey: Majority of Dry Cleaners Say Exhibits are Biggest Draw to Clean Show

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Roughly one-quarter of those responding to this month’s...

StatShot: Dry Cleaning Sales Performances Mixed in February

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Dry cleaning sales were a mixed bag in February, with two...

The Numbers: Prompted by Favorable Reports, Dow Jones Reaches 14,400 for First Time

Staff Writer |

CHICAGO — PROMPTED BY a lower unemployment rate and a favorable report...

StatShot: West Leads Regions Posting Better Dry Cleaning Sales for January

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Three of four regions reported better dry cleaning sales for...

The Numbers: Modest Economic Growth Reported While Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

Jean Teller |

CHICAGO — MANY EXPERTS, including the Board of Governors of the Federal...

Survey: Nearly 43% of Dry Cleaners Have Seen Store Victimized by Crime

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Google the terms “dry cleaner” and “robbed” and you’re likely...

StatShot: West Only Region to Register Better Dry Cleaning Sales in December, 4th Quarter

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — The West was the only region to register increased dry cleaning...

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