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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,...

America’s Best Cleaners Debuts Canadian Counterpart

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

Ozone Breathes New Life into Garments

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

FTC Schedules Roundtable on Proposed Care Labeling Rule Changes

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

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 (Part 1)

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

Lapels Inks Five-Store Development Deal in Jacksonville

HANOVER, Mass. — Lapels Dry Cleaning, headquartered in Hanover, Mass., has...

Building Your Drycleaning Brand (Part 1)

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

Point of Sale Point of View (Conclusion)

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

Note to Dry Cleaners: Keep Track, Stay Profitable

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

MWDLA Helps Strike Down Bill to Kill Environmental Cleanup Coverage

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

Ole Miss Hoops Legend Stroud Brings Lapels Dry Cleaning to State

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

CRDN Hires Weaver as VP of Sales

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

Pampering Fragile Garments

CONCORD, N.C. — While looking over past articles, I discovered that it has...

Building Your Drycleaning Brand (Conclusion)

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

Point of Sale Point of View (Part 2)

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

Score High with Drycleaning Customers Through Teamwork

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

Recognize Value of Drycleaning Regulars, Non-Regulars

APPLETON, Wis. — Every year in December, we mail all of our clients a half...

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...

Drycleaning Chemical Disclosure Rule Takes Effect in New York City

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

Florida Dry Cleaner Kartsonis Celebrates Golden Anniversary (Conclusion)

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

The Numbers: U.S. Exports Hit New High Amid Weakening Consumer Confidence

CHICAGO — U.S. EMPLOYMENT FIGURES showed gains in construction,...

Survey: Equipment Breakdowns, Employee Absenteeism Add Stress for Dry Cleaners

CHICAGO — For more than half of respondents to this month’s American...

With New Charlotte Location, Tide Dry Cleaners Opens 20th Store

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tide Dry Cleaners recently celebrated its 20th store...

The Numbers: Consumers Contribute to Strong Holiday Shopping Season

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

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