LAUREL, Md. — Adding credit card sale surcharges and finding the best rates for credit card processing can be daunting tasks for dry cleaners. To offer some aid on this topic, the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI) will host “Credit Card Processing with Brian Pelczarski of Commonwealth Consulting Group,” an online presentation covering both of these nebulous topics.
The webinar, free to DLI members, will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, and will start at 1 p.m. EST.
A Library of Information
This presentation is offered as part of DLI’s virtual educational series. Offered monthly, these sessions are designed to distill difficult topics into easy-to-understand lessons viewers can use to improve their businesses. All webinars presented by DLI are archived on the organization’s website, where members can find links to more than 100 recordings of previous programs, going back to March 202o. Programs archived in the library cover the following categories and subtopics:
- Shoe Repair
- Wedding Gowns
- Drycleaning Machines
- General Maintenance
- Business Strategies
- Customer Service
- Team Building
- 19 Presentations on Various Topics with Dave Coyle of Maverick Drycleaners
- 15 Additional Marketing Webinars Covering General Topics
- Winter Coats and Comforters
- Handling Linen Garments
- Pants and Coats Finishing Techniques
- Finishing Techniques for Golf Shirts, Shorts, and Neckties
- Bleaching/Color Loss
- Delicare Fabrics
- Stain Removal Procedures in English and Spanish
Business Sales & Acquisitions
- Business Acquisitions
- Lease Negotiation
In addition to providing regular virtual learning opportunities, DLI will continue hosting weekly Peer-to-Peer Member Zoom meetings every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. EST in September to bring members together.
“DLI believes in the value of peer-to-peer learning,” says Mary Scalco, DLI’s CEO. “Our weekly meetings are where DLI member cleaners share ideas and find ways to improve their businesses. Participants tell me they find these meetings very valuable, since both large and small operators share their experiences and learn from each other.”
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