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Seven Unfortunate Investing Mistakes to Avoid

CHICAGO — Despite all that has been written over the years about avoiding...

Sheldon Cleaners — Family-Grown and Multi-Faceted (Part 2)

KENTWOOD, Mich. — “It was something I could do,” says George Cares, of...

Plant Design Awards—Outstanding Strip Location: Zengeler Cleaners

NORTHBROOK, Ill. — Just last fall, Zengeler Cleaners began serving...

Plant Design Awards—Grand Prize: Peerless Cleaners (Part 1)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — In nominating his Peerless Cleaners for a Plant Design...

How to Retain Drycleaning Business During a Move (Conclusion)

PEMBROKE, Mass. — A dry cleaner recently called me, complaining of losing...

DeLuxe Cleaners Celebrates 85 Years in Business

CLIFTON, N.J. — DeLuxe Cleaners, family-owned since Joseph DeLora Sr....

Bamboom! Retailers to Pay $1.3 Million for Falsely Labeling Rayon, FTC Says

WASHINGTON — On complaints of falsely labeling and advertising rayon...

Plant Design Awards—Grand Prize: Peerless Cleaners (Conclusion)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — In nominating his Peerless Cleaners for a Plant Design...

NCA/DLI Conference Makes Annual Trek to Sunny Mexico

TULUM, Mexico — The sun set Sunday on another Brainstorming & The Five...

Breathing New Life into Suede

CONCORD, N.C. — I recently spoke to a cleaner who expressed astonishment...

Improving Productivity Behind the Counter (Conclusion)

PEMBROKE, Mass. — I have walked into many dry cleaners to see the counter...

Closer Look: Parker Boiler Co.

LOS ANGELES — Each month, American Drycleaner is profiling a manufacturer...

DLI Sets Resident Course Schedule for 2016

LAUREL, Md. — The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI) has scheduled...

In Memoriam: Joseph M. Scalco, Husband to DLI CEO Mary Scalco

STEVENSVILLE, Md. — Joseph Michael Scalco, husband to Drycleaning &...

Fur Industry Positioned for Another Strong Season: Report

LOS ANGELES — Bolstered by healthy retail gains in 2014, U.S. fur...

IRS Raises Tangible Property Expensing Threshold to $2,500

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service recently simplified the...

Plant Design Awards—Outstanding Reconstruction: Clemson Cleaners

CLEMSON, S.C. — In 2015, Clemson Cleaners, owned by Wright Henry,...

Chortkoff Keeps On Truckin’

BURBANK, Calif. — Highlighted by a vintage 1946 GMC delivery truck parked...

In Memoriam: Irving Victor, 90, Vic Manufacturing Co.

Irving VictorMINNEAPOLIS — Irving Victor, past vice president of Vic...

2016 Marks 70th Anniversary for Irving Weber Associates

SMITHTOWN, N.Y. — 2016 marks the 70th anniversary for Irving Weber...

SDA Cleaners Showcase Opens Exhibit Sales to Industry at Large

AUSTIN, Texas — The Cleaners Showcase, presented by the Southwest...

StatShot: Drycleaning Sales Up Nationwide for Third Consecutive Month

CHICAGO — While the numbers weren’t spectacular, all four regions posted...

America’s Best Cleaners Welcomes Social Media Expert Fitzpatrick

NEW YORK — Independent certification entity America’s Best Cleaners (ABC)...

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