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StatShot: Snow Buries February Sales, Prices Inch Up

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Sales fell alongside the snow in February, according to this...

Most Operators Plan to Attend Clean ’11

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — More than half (53.6%) of the operators surveyed in this month...

StatShot: Weather Hurts January Sales; Year-End Shows Promise

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Record snowfalls impacted already slow sales last month across...

Survey: Drycleaners to Spend on Equipment Upgrades

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — With the Clean Show coming up and the economy showing signs of...

StatShot: Sales Surge in Northeast; Other Regions Mixed

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Sales surged in the Northeast in December and the fourth...

Drycleaners Optimistic About New Year’s Resolutions

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Asked about their goals for the New Year, more than one-third...

StatShot: Sales Grow in Three Regions, Marketing Costs Vary

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Sales grew in three regions of the United States in November...

Drycleaners Feeling Upbeat for The Holidays

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — More drycleaners are saying “‘Tis the season!” instead of “Bah...

Survey: Sales Grow in Northeast; Utility Costs Mixed

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Sales fell in three regions of the U.S. last month, according...

It’s A Renter’s Market, Drycleaners Say

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Ongoing softness in the commercial real-estate market is...

Sales Shrank Slowly in September, Third Quarter

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — September and third-quarter 2010 sales were down in all...

Unstable Dyes Pose The Most Problems, Drycleaners Say

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Unstable dyes and prints are the biggest processing headaches...

Midwest Shows Sales Growth; Profits Down

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Sales grew a slight 0.6% in August 2010 from the year prior,...

July Sales Down Nationwide; Operating Costs Vary

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Sales declined throughout the country in July 2010, according...

Survey: Four Out of Five Drycleaners Satisfied with Distributors

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Nearly four out of five drycleaners (79.4%) say that they are...

Northeast Shows Signs of Growth; Others Struggling

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Building upon last month’s 0.9% growth, drycleaners in the...

Survey: Drycleaners Embrace Social Media in Marketing

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Almost three-quarters (73.3%) of operators say they now use a...

May Sales Shaky; Prices Slow to Rise

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — May drycleaning sales declined in three regions, according to...

Survey: Most Operators Taking Typical Summer Vacations

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Almost two-thirds (64.3%) of operators are making summer...

April Sales Jump in Northeast, West; Payrolls Down

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — April sales grew in two regions of the U.S. compared to last...

Drycleaners Working More Than Five Years Ago

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Almost two-thirds (65.7%) of drycleaners are working longer...

March Sales Show Signs of Turnaround

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — March sales may finally be showing signs of a turnaround,...

Operators Favor Certain Healthcare Reforms, Oppose Package

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Drycleaners favor some major features of the landmark...

Snow Buries February Sales Gains; Expenditures Flat

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Drycleaners nationwide reported subtle improvements in the...

Nine Out of 10 Operators Now Wetclean

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Nine out of 10 (91.7%) operators now use professional...

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