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Obama Set to Sign Small-Business Bill

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Small Business Jobs Act cleared the U.S. House...

Lower Economic Expectations Fuel Natural Gas Price Projections

Paul Partyka |

WASHINGTON — As fall nears, laundry owners may be looking at slightly...

Small-Business Bill Passes Senate

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a package of small-business tax...

Hotel Registration Opens for 2011 Clean Show

Ian P. Murphy |

ATLANTA — Hotel registration is now open for the 2011 Clean Show, set...

Industry Continues Fight for Perc in Philadelphia

Ian P. Murphy |

PHILADEPHIA — Nearly 100 people including officials from the Drycleaning...

Survey: Most See Little Economic Improvement Ahead

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — More than half (53.7%) of drycleaners expect U.S. economic...

Obama Floats Small-Biz Tax Break; Lending Bill Wins Support

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Obama outlined a new economic plan last...

Commercial Real Estate Market Remains Soft

Paul Partyka |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — If you’re considering adding a new location, now may...

P&G’s Push Draws Veteran Franchisee

Ian P. Murphy |

CINCINNATI - Procter & Gamble Co.’s push behind its Tide-branded...

Online Drycleaning Service Hopes to Clean Up

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Will an online service that connects people who need a...

1-800-DryClean Cuts Franchise Fees for Vets

Ian P. Murphy |

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — 1-800-DryClean announced last week that it has...

Small-Business Showdown Set for September

Paul Partyka |

WASHINGTON — When it comes to clashes, September is usually reserved for...

Inc. Names CRDN to Fastest-Growing List Again

Ian P. Murphy |

BERKLEY, Mich. — For the fourth year in a row, Inc. magazine named the...

U.S. Market for Coin-Ops & Drycleaners to Reach $3.5 Billion by 2015, Report Says

Ian P. Murphy |

SAN JOSE, Calif. — In spite of the recession, a new report from Global...

EPA Takes Action on Industrial Detergents

Bruce Beggs |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

ZIPS Collects Record 5,000 Outfits for The Unemployed

Ian P. Murphy |

GREENBELT, Md. — ZIPS Dry Cleaners, a 24-store chain based in the...

Canadian Chain Introduces Plastic Suit

Ian P. Murphy |

TORONTO — Tip Top Tailors, Canada’s No. 1 men’s specialty store,...

Hudson Equipment to Handle Sailstar Parts

Ian P. Murphy |

HUDSON, Ohio — Hudson, Ohio-based Hudson Equipment Co. has bought out...

Senate Seeks to Combat Evasion of Import Duties; Alleged Hanger Dumpers Charged

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Olympia Snowe (R-...

Recession-Weary Sailstar USA Ceases Operations

Bruce Beggs |

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sailstar USA Inc., which offered laundry washer-...

Small-Business Bill Blocked

Paul Partyka |

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans have blocked a bill to increase small-...

AWGS Partners with Green Bride Guide

Ian P. Murphy |

ORANGE, Conn. — The Association of Wedding Gown Specialists (AWGS), an...

DLI Officials Appear at International Conference

Ian P. Murphy |

GOUDA, HOLLAND — Bill Fisher, CEO of the Drycleaning & Laundry...

Leading Cleaners Meet in New York

Ian P. Murphy |

Affiliates of Leading Cleaners Internationale (LCI), a marketing...

AristoCraft Leads Campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness

Ian P. Murphy |

OXFORD, Mass. — New England-based AristoCraft Supply is launching a...

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