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Survey Shows Economy Weighs Heavily on Dry Cleaners’ Minds

Tim Burke |

CHICAGO — Political seasons always draw our attention sharply to the...

In-Store ‘Extras’ Favored by More Than Half of Dry Cleaners, Survey Shows

Tim Burke |

CHICAGO — We asked: “What ‘extras’ does your business offer your customers...

Will You Catch the On-Demand Wave?

Tim Burke |

CHICAGO — Do you see on-demand business as the wave of the future for dry...

Survey: Attracting New Customers Top Priority for Many Dry Cleaners

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Attracting new customers is the top 2016 business priority for...

StatShot: November Drycleaning Sales Up Across Country; Cleaners Spent More on Marketing in 2015

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Every region in the country posted better year-over-year...

Survey: 2015 Sales Volume as Good or Better than 2014’s, Most Dry Cleaners Say

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Nearly three-quarters of respondents to this month’s American...

StatShot: Drycleaning Sales Up Nationwide for Third Consecutive Month

Bruce Beggs |

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

Survey: Equipment Going Down, Loss of ‘Big’ Customer Give Dry Cleaners the Frights

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — In the spirit of some well-known fourth-quarter holidays, this...

StatShot: Drycleaning Sales Up Across Country in September, Third Quarter

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — September year-over-year drycleaning sales were higher, on...

Survey: High Percentage of Dry Cleaners Believe Prices Charged are ‘Too Low’

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — A majority of dry cleaners (44.4%) believe that—based on what...

August Drycleaning Sales, First-Half Profits Up Across Board: Survey

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Dry cleaners in the Northeast reported a 4.8% increase in year-...

Plant Construction, Renovations Minimal This Year, Survey Results Show

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — American Drycleaner is in the final month of accepting...

West, South Lead in July Drycleaning Sales: StatShot

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Three of four regions reported better year-over-year drycleaning...

Many Dry Cleaners Raising Wages This Year: Survey

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — It seems the push for a higher federal minimum wage may not have...

Arrival of Summer Brings Better Drycleaning Sales: StatShot

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Every region reported garnering better drycleaning sales in June...

Survey: It’s a Buyer’s Market, Dry Cleaners Say

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — A stronger labor market and increasing household formation...

StatShot: Regions Split on May Drycleaning Sales

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Average drycleaning sales during the month of May were mixed,...

Survey: Clean 2015 Attendees More Likely to Do Business with Exhibitors Visited

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO – The vast majority of dry cleaners who attended Clean 2015 in...

StatShot: All Regions Report Better Drycleaning Sales in April

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Dry cleaners across the country may have had a spring in their...

Survey: Dry Cleaners Sometimes Find Unique Items Remain in Customers’ Pockets

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Dry cleaners often find items that a customer has left behind in...

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