Bruce Beggs

American Trade Magazines LLC

Editorial Director, American Trade Magazines LLC

Bruce Beggs is editorial director of American Trade Magazines LLC, including American Coin-Op, American Drycleaner and American Laundry News. He was the editor of American Laundry News from November 1999 to May 2011. Beggs has worked as a newspaper reporter/editor and magazine editor since graduating from Kansas State University in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications. He and his wife, Sandy, have two children.

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

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

The ‘Netflix’ of Haute Couture: Rent the Runway (Conclusion)

SECAUCUS, N.J. — Are you familiar with Netflix? It’s the subscription-...

The ‘Netflix’ of Haute Couture: Rent the Runway (Part 1)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Plant Construction, Renovations Minimal This Year, Survey Results Show

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

West, South Lead in July Drycleaning Sales: StatShot

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

Many Dry Cleaners Raising Wages This Year: Survey

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

Enhance Bottom Line by Offering Fluff and Fold (Conclusion)

ATLANTA — While roughly 60% of U.S. coin laundries offer some form of...

Enhance Bottom Line by Offering Fluff and Fold (Part 1)

ATLANTA — While roughly 60% of U.S. coin laundries offer some form of...

Arrival of Summer Brings Better Drycleaning Sales: StatShot

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

How to Sell to Selfie Generation

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

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

Preserving the Cherished (Conclusion)

CHICAGO — Wedding gowns, christening gowns and the like carry special...

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