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StatShot: Sales Continue to Fall Nationwide, Many Cut Payroll to Compensate

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Drycleaners across the country are still suffering from a...

Drycleaners Report Sales Decline for December, Improved Conditions

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Drycleaners across the country continue to report a decline in...

Survey: Half of Drycleaners Say Marketing Pays

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — More than half (50.9%) of drycleaners say that the marketing...

One-Third of Drycleaners Make New Year’s Resolutions

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Asked about their goals for the New Year, only one-third (33.3...

Drycleaners Report Natural Gas Price Cuts, Continued Sales Decline

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — The New York Mercantile Exchange reported record low prices...

Sales Volume to Stabilize in 2010, Operators Say

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Asked to offer their rough forecasts for sales in the new year...

StatShot: Declining Sales Cut into Drycleaners' Profits

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Drycleaners across the country are cutting into their profit...

Drycleaners Set to Spend for 2010 Plant Projects

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Asked about their plans in advance of American Drycleaner’s...

Despite Rosy Analysis, Drycleaners Still Feel the Squeeze

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Last month, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke announced...

The Economy Is Still in Recession, Drycleaners Say

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Last month, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke announced...

Drycleaning Sales Fall in August, Competition Easing, Survey Says

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Drycleaning sales continued to fall in the month of August,...

Only Half of Drycleaners Now Use Perc, Survey Says

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Asked what solvent system or systems they use to clean...

Drycleaning Sales Continue to Fall, but Costs Hold Steady, Survey Says

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Drycleaners’ declining sales continued to be a problem in the...

Healthcare Costs Out of Control, Drycleaners Say

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — More than three-quarters (75.8%) of drycleaners say that the...

Drycleaners Warm to Social Media, Survey Shows

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — More than half (52.0%) of drycleaners are using social media...

Most Drycleaners Hold Prices Steady Despite Falling Sales, Survey Shows

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Most drycleaners held prices steady as sales continued to fall...

Survey: Drycleaners Are Expanding into Commercial Services

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Drycleaners are offering a variety of commercial services,...

Economy Continues to Take Its Toll on Drycleaning, Survey Shows

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Analyst statements that the recession may be leveling off aren...

Drycleaners Fish Hundreds of Items from Pockets Monthly, Survey Says

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — A survey of British drycleaners recently found that customers...

Drycleaners Continue to Struggle, But End May Be in Sight, Survey Says

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Many analysts are pointing to signs that the economy may have...

Most Drycleaners Will Attend Clean in Spite of Economy, Survey Says

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — More than half (53.5%) of drycleaners responding to American...

Drycleaners Cut Payrolls as Sales Continue to Fall, Survey Says

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Drycleaners across the country cut payrolls as sales continued...

Drycleaners Pick Biggest Challenges, Innovations of Past and Present

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Asked to name the industry’s biggest challenges and...

Drycleaners Across the Country Feel Economic Crunch; West Hit Hardest, Survey Shows

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — The tanking economy has taken its toll on drycleaners across...

‘Green’ Means Many Things, Operators Say

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Interest in “environmentally friendly” products and services...

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