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Thirteen States Ring in New Year with Minimum-Wage Increases

NEW YORK — New minimum-wage increases have gone into effect in 13 states,...

Garment Boxes Featured on Popular British TV Drama

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — The Empty Box Co. had much to celebrate this...

Building Your Drycleaning Brand (Part 1)

CHICAGO — Good or bad, your company has a brand. It’s the image it...

Protecting Customer Data (Conclusion)

NEW YORK — Credit cards: What would today’s retailer do without them? If...

Point of Sale Point of View (Part 2)

CHICAGO — Today’s point of sale systems marketed to dry cleaners are...

StatShot: December Difficult for All Regions; Fourth-Quarter Sales Tepid

CHICAGO — Dry cleaners across the country faced a difficult December, as...

Survey: 70% of Dry Cleaners Dish Up Discounts as Part of Marketing Strategy

CHICAGO — Almost 36% of dry cleaners are utilizing coupons “often” as part...

Zengeler Cleaners Employees Celebrate 40 Years of Service

NORTHBROOK, Ill. — Zengeler Cleaners, a family-owned chain of drycleaning...

Brooklyn Officials Join KDCA of NY in Donating Clothing to Homeless

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Brooklyn (N.Y.) Borough President Eric Adams and Deputy...

Plant Design Awards—Outstanding Strip Location: Swan Cleaners

COLUMBUS, Ohio — This American Drycleaner Plant Design Award acknowledges...

America’s Best Cleaners Debuts Canadian Counterpart

SAN FRANCISCO — America’s Best Cleaners (ABC) has started the new year by...

In Memoriam: John Eckhardt, The E.J. Thomas Co.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — John Osborne Eckhardt, former owner and CEO of...

Point of Sale Point of View (Conclusion)

CHICAGO — Today’s point of sale systems marketed to dry cleaners are...

Survey: Majority of Dry Cleaners Hands-On with ‘Most’ Maintenance

CHICAGO — To ensure their drycleaning operation is running like a well-...

Plant Design Awards—Outstanding Reconstruction: Kona Cleaners

ORANGE, Calif. — Kona Cleaners selected the site at 821 W. Taft Ave....

Florida Dry Cleaner Kartsonis Celebrates Golden Anniversary (Conclusion)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Dry cleaner Demetrios “Jimmy” Kartsonis, who...

FTC Schedules Roundtable on Proposed Care Labeling Rule Changes

WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a March 28...

The Magic in Your POS System (Conclusion)

SAN FRANCISCO — POS (point of sale) systems provide many valuable benefits...

The Numbers: Consumers Contribute to Strong Holiday Shopping Season

CHICAGO — WHILE THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE dipped to 6.7%, only 74,000 new jobs...

Drycleaning Chemical Disclosure Rule Takes Effect in New York City

NEW YORK — A new rule requiring New York City dry cleaners to post signs...

Market Positioning: Winning the Battle for Your Customer’s Mind (Conclusion)

SAN FRANCISCO — Positioning one’s drycleaning business in the marketplace...

Score High with Drycleaning Customers Through Teamwork

PEMBROKE, Mass. — The other day, I stopped at a drop store to see a sign...

Note to Dry Cleaners: Keep Track, Stay Profitable

PEMBROKE, Mass. — You’re in business for the long haul, probably. Ten, 20...

TCATA Heads into New Year with New Committee Appointments

FAIRFIELD, N.J. — Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) President...

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