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U.S. Dry Cleaning IPO Targets National Chain

Ian P. Murphy |

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — U.S. Dry Cleaning Corp. announced last week that...

Canadian Drycleaning Giant Files for Bankruptcy

Ian P. Murphy |

TORONTO — Canadian drycleaning giant DoveCorp Enterprises — parent of...

Motion to Reconsider Lost-Pants Suit Denied

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Judge Judith Bartnoff denied a request for...

Clean '07 Beats 2005's Orlando Outing

Ian P. Murphy |

ATLANTA. Ga. — Attendance at Clean ’07, staged last month in Las Vegas,...

Blue Sky Restores Hope Following Tahoe Wildfire

Ian P. Murphy |

LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — San Francisco-based Blue Sky Cleaners was one of the...

Pearson Files Motion to Reverse Verdict

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Roy Pearson, the District of Columbia judge who lost...

Harvey Becomes First Female DLI President

Ian P. Murphy |

LAUREL, Md. — The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI, formerly IFI...

Perc Consumption Drops Again, TCATA Says

Ian P. Murphy |

FAIRFIELD, N.J. — Demand for perchloroethylene in the U.S. drycleaning...

South Korea Cleaner Sued for Lottery Winnings

Ian P. Murphy |

BUSAN, South Korea — A man filed suit in South Korea last week against...

Republicans Block Card-Check Union Bill

Bruce Beggs |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican Senators yesterday blocked S. 1041, the so...

Customer Service vs. Fair Claims

Nora Nealis |

NEW YORK — In response to the $65 million lawsuit filed last month over...

Plaintiff Gets Nothing in Lost-Pants Verdict

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON — D.C. Superior Court Judge Judith Bartnoff announced her...

Tell Senate to Vote 'No' on Bill, TCATA Says

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) is...

Dove Converts to GreenEarth Solvent

Ian P. Murphy |

TORONTO — DoveCorp Enterprises, a retail drycleaning conglomerate with...

Lost-Pants Plaintiff Breaks Down in Court

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Judge Roy Pearson, the plaintiff in the $54 million...

Clean Show Attendance Beats 2005 Numbers

Ian P. Murphy |

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The crowds didn’t lie. Preliminary estimates indicate...

Visitors Continue to Swamp Show Floor

Ian P. Murphy |

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Visitors continued to pack the aisles yesterday at the...

'Solvent Options' Reveals New Position on Perc

Ian P. Murphy |

LAS VEGAS, Nev.— A packed house attended yesterday's panel discussion at...

IFI Celebrates 100th, Changes Name

Ian P. Murphy |

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The International Fabricare Institute (IFI) threw a...

2007 Clean Show Drawing Crowds

Ian P. Murphy |

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Showgirls met with crowds in Las Vegas this morning to...

Damages Cut to $54 Million in Lost-Pants Trial

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Plaintiff Roy Pearson has reduced damages requested...

Florida Cleaner Charged with Hazwaste Violations

Ian P. Murphy |

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (...

Scottsdale Drycleaner Wins Kudos from PETA

Ian P. Murphy |

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Animal-rights activist group PETA honored Monte...

Last Chance for Early Registration at Clean '07

Ian P. Murphy |

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Only five days remain for drycleaners to take...

Most Readers Charge an Environmental Fee

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Six out of 10 drycleaners (61.1%) responding to the most...

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