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Base Prices Higher in Northeast

Ian P. Murphy |

Drycleaners in the Northeast maintain the highest base prices, according...

Two-Fifths of Drycleaners Raise Prices

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Two-fifths (40%) of drycleaners nationwide raised prices...

Most Drycleaners Will Consider Alternatives

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO, Ill. — The overwhelming majority (88.9%) of drycleaners say...

Business Down Slightly in Second Quarter

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Drycleaning sales nationwide decreased slightly in the second...

Smoking Bans Won't Hurt Business, Most Cleaners Say

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO, Ill. — Seven out of 10 (70.4%) drycleaners don’t think that the...

Wages Highest in West, Survey Says

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Drycleaning operations in the West pay the highest wages,...

Most Drycleaners Closing July 4th Only

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — With Independence Day falling in the middle of the week, most...

Drycleaning Outpaces Economy

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — Drycleaning sales nationwide grew in April, according to a...

Wire Survey: Most Cleaners Gave to Charity in '06

Ian P. Murphy |

The vast majority of drycleaners gave to charity last year, according to...

Wire Survey: Half of Drycleaners Report Improved Results in 2006

Ian P. Murphy |

One year ago, almost two-thirds of drycleaners responding to a Wire...

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