Piececounts Dropped in Second Quarter

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Piececounts nationwide decreased 22.9% in the second quarter, according to’s StatShot panel, a group of industry operators who contribute financial information anonymously for use at the site.
Operators in the West again led the decreases, with numbers of garments down nearly one-third (31.3%). Declines in overall sales didn’t keep pace with the lower piececounts, however, averaging 14.2% lower nationwide during the same three-month period.
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Ian P. Murphy

Freelance Writer

Ian P. Murphy is a freelance writer based in Chicago, and was the editor of American Drycleaner from 1999 to 2011.


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