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Illinois Drycleaner Fends Off Robbers

Ian P. Murphy |

OAK PARK, Ill. — When two men — one brandishing a gun — walked into...

American Cancer Society Calls for Further Study of Perc

Ian P. Murphy |

NEW YORK — A new report from the American Cancer Society and other world...

Super Laundry Equipment Expands UniMac Territory

Ian P. Murphy |

RIPON, Wis. — With the acquisition of the commercial-laundry distributor...

Fed Seeks to Expand Small-Business Lending

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve Bank is exploring new ways to boost...

Sam’s Club to Provide SBA Loans

Ian P. Murphy |

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Small-business owners and entrepreneurs finding it...

California Regs Kick in, Take First Casualty

Ian P. Murphy |

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Regulations mandated by California's Air Resources...

Half of Clean 2011 Exhibit Space Sold

Ian P. Murphy |

With just under a year to go until the ribbon-cutting, the 2011 Clean...

Natural Gas: Weather A 'Wild-Card' Pricing Factor

Paul Partyka |

WASHINGTON — While total natural-gas consumption is slightly up from...

CRDN Preferred for Extreme Home Makeovers

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Small Businesses Using More E-Mail, Social Media in Marketing

Ian P. Murphy |

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. — E-mail marketing is bringing significant value...

CRDN Sponsors Collegiate Players Tour

Nathan Frerichs |

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

Laundry CEO Organizes Towel-Collection Drive for Gulf Spill Clean-Up

Nathan Frerichs |

Note: Revised 6/30/2010 to Correct Area Code David Gross, CEO of Gulf...

California Assembly Bans Free Single-Use Bags, Poly Bags Next?

Ian P. Murphy |

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California State Assembly passed a bill last...

U.S. Chamber Honors Prestige with Award

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON — The United States Chamber of Commerce honored Knoxville,...

UniMac Distributor Statewide Machinery Enters Hudson River Valley

Nathan Frerichs |

RIPON, Wis. — Statewide Machinery has expanded its upstate New York...

Industry Successful in Changing Sprinkler Guidelines

Nathan Frerichs |

COUNTRY CLUB HILLS, Ill. — A group of drycleaning industry organizations...

Capital One Releases Small-Business Barometer Results

Ian P. Murphy |

MCLEAN, Va. — Capital One Small Business Banking released the results of...

Exhibit Sales Open for Clean '11

Ian P. Murphy |

Exhibit space sales are underway for Clean 2011, set to take place June...

P&G Seeking to Expand Tide Franchise Stores

Ian P. Murphy |

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Tide Dry Cleaners, operated by Procter & Gamble...

ZIPS Dry Cleaners partners with Hot Dish Advertising

Nathan Frerichs |

GREENBELT, Md. — ZIPS Dry Cleaners, a franchise with 26 East Coast...

Small-Business Lending Plan Moves Forward

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON — The Small Business Lending Fund Act, a $30 billion proposal...

Update: Operator Reports New Fraud Attempt

Ian P. Murphy |

EWING, N.J. — In an update to our story on attempted fraud from May 7,...

Toronto Operator Stabbed to Death

Ian P. Murphy |

TORONTO — A local drycleaner was found dead in her store last week, the...

Be Alert for Loan Scams

Paul Partyka |

WASHINGTON — Small-business owners are complaining about a host of scams...

Contamination Case Against Drycleaning Equipment Manufacturer Dismissed

Nathan Frerichs |

DETROIT – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California...

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