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DC/WC Machine Mania

Tim Burke |

CHICAGO — Here some of the individual responses to this recent Machine...

Your Curb Appeal

Tim Burke |

CHICAGO — Does your drycleaning store have curb appeal? The most recent...

Planet of the ‘Apps’

Tim Burke |

CHICAGO — “Yes” “Yes” and.... “Yes” are some of the answers to the...

Word of Mouth Still Best for Getting New Customers

Tim Burke |

CHICAGO — How do you land new customers?The latest quarterly American...

Listen Up! Customer Reviews Can Help Shape Your Business

Tim Burke |

CHICAGO — Listening is important.This quarter’s American Drycleaner Your...

Trump Wins ... If It Were Up to Dry Cleaners

Tim Burke |

CHICAGO — Donald Trump will be elected the next president of the United...

‘Happy Life,’ ‘Good Health’ and ‘Make More Money’ Among Drycleaner Holiday Wishes

Tim Burke |

CHICAGO — “A better upcoming year,” one dry cleaner responds to an...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Plant Construction, Renovations Minimal This Year, Survey Results Show

Bruce Beggs |

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

Many Dry Cleaners Raising Wages This Year: Survey

Bruce Beggs |

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

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

Bruce Beggs |

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

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...

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...

Survey: 77% of Dry Cleaners Satisfied with Their Distributors

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Approximately 77% of dry cleaners polled in this month’s...

Survey: Dry Cleaners ID Property Crime, Robbery as Most Common Threats

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — It’s not unusual for small businesses to attract the attention...

Survey: Selling to ‘Selfie’ Generation Session Garners Biggest Pre-Clean Buzz

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — More than 40% of dry cleaners responding to this month’s...

Survey: Attracting New Customers, Adding/Updating Equipment Among 2015 Priorities

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Attracting new customers is the top 2015 business priority for...

Survey: Most Dry Cleaners Say 2014 Sales Volume as Good or Better than 2013’s

Bruce Beggs |

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

Survey: Dry Cleaners Ready to Extend Holiday Cheer

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — This country’s dry cleaners plan to embrace the 2014 holiday...

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