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The Numbers: Unemployment, Mortgage Applications, Pending Home Sales

Jean Teller |

CHICAGO — Helping to ring in a better new year are the Federal Reserve...

StatShot: Sales Grow in Three Regions; Marketing Spending Down from Previous Year

Bruce Beggs |

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

Survey: 52% of Dry Cleaners Predict Greater Sales Volume Next Year

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — More than half of dry cleaners asked to offer their rough...

The Numbers: Jobs Growth Expectations, Mortgage Delinquencies, and Economic Policies

Jean Teller |

CHICAGO — A new report from NYSE Euronext provides some economic...

StatShot: Northeast Only Region to Post Increased Sales in October

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO – The Northeast was the lone bright spot for October dry...

Survey: Scales Predicted to be Most Troublesome New Fashion Style for Dry Cleaners

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Arrival of new fall fashions signals some styles that could...

StatShot: Northeast Only Region to Post Increased Dry Cleaning Sales in September, Third Quarter

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO – The Northeast was the lone bright spot for September dry...

The Numbers: September Produces Improvements in Job Growth, Unemployment Claims

Jean Teller |

CHICAGO — Both U.S. job growth and unemployment claims experienced...

Survey: OSHA Call After Anonymous Complaint Is Spookiest Scenario for Dry Cleaners

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — In the spirit of Halloween, American Drycleaner asked members...

StatShot: August Sales Up Slightly in West, Northeast; West Only Winner in First-Half Profits

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO – The West and Northeast reported small increases in August...

The Numbers: Jobs, Mortgages, and Consumer Confidence

Jean Teller |

CHICAGO — Early September brought a new proposal—the Americans Jobs Act...

Survey: Three Out of Four Perform All or Most of Basic Maintenance Tasks

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Performing their own plant maintenance is nothing new for the...

StatShot: July Sales Droop in Most of Country

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO – Only one of the four regions managed sales gains in July...

Survey: Plenty of Stressors for Drycleaners; Many Involve Employees

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — There are plenty of things that cause a drycleaner’s blood...

StatShot: Three of Four Regions See Sales Boosts in June

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO – While three of the four regions reported June sales increases...

Survey: Many Drycleaners Favor Shorter Clean Show, Scheduling Over Weekend

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Many drycleaners who attended the Clean Show last month favor...

StatShot: All Regions Post Gains for First Time This Year

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO – Sales for May grew in all four regions, the first time there...

StatShot: Sales Gain Steam in Northeast, South

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Sales grew in two regions last month, this month’s StatShot...

Survey: Coupon Strategies Vary among Drycleaners

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Most drycleaners (84.0%) issue coupons as part of their...

StatShot: South Shows Steady Sales Growth, Nation Flat

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Sales grew 3.3% in the South last month from March 2010...

Recovery Slow to Reach Drycleaners, Survey Says

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Although economic indicators say that the U.S. economy is...

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...

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