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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,...

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...

FTC Schedules Roundtable on Proposed Care Labeling Rule Changes

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

Plant Design Awards—Outstanding Renovation: Fashion Cleaners

OMAHA, Neb. — Fashion Cleaners unveiled its brand-new lobby, customer...

The Magic in Your POS System (Conclusion)

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

Building Your Drycleaning Brand (Conclusion)

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

TCATA Heads into New Year with New Committee Appointments

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

StatShot: 2013 Annual Sales Up in All Regions; Frosty January Mixed Bag

CHICAGO — The weather wasn’t the only cold reality that dry cleaners in...

Ozone Breathes New Life into Garments

CONCORD, N.C. — Energy and chemical costs are major factors in any...

Ole Miss Hoops Legend Stroud Brings Lapels Dry Cleaning to State

NEW ALBANY, Miss. — University of Mississippi alum and former NBA player...

Plant Design Awards—Outstanding Reconstruction: Kona Cleaners

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

The Numbers: Economy Remains Steady Despite Static Levels of Consumer Confidence

CHICAGO — THE U.S. ECONOMIC SITUATION remains static from February,...

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...

Note to Dry Cleaners: Keep Track, Stay Profitable

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

Pariser Industries Welcomes Tim Hush as Regional Sales Manager

PATERSON, N.J. — Pariser Industries recently hired Tim Hush as regional...

Score High with Drycleaning Customers Through Teamwork

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

Protecting Customer Data (Part 1)

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

Zengeler Cleaners Employees Celebrate 40 Years of Service

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

The Magic in Your POS System (Part 1)

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

Top Five Mistakes to Avoid When Planning Drycleaning Plant Project (Conclusion)

LARKSPUR, Calif. — Bigger and newer always means better, right? Not...

MWDLA Helps Strike Down Bill to Kill Environmental Cleanup Coverage

LAUREL, Md. — The Indiana Insurance Institute recently sponsored a bill...

Florida Dry Cleaner Kartsonis Celebrates Golden Anniversary (Conclusion)

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

See Oxidized Oil Stain as Opportunity to Shine

CONCORD, N.C. — Oh, those yellow stains. You cannot assume anything about...

CRDN Hires Weaver as VP of Sales

BERKLEY, Mich. — The Certified Restoration Drycleaning Network (CRDN) has...

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