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: Dependability is Trait That Dry Cleaners Value Most in Their Employees

CHICAGO — Dry cleaners find dependability to be a highly valued trait in...

StatShot: April Dry Cleaning Sales Up Across the Board; Payrolls Down on Average

CHICAGO — Dry cleaning sales grew between 2.0% and 2.4% in every region...

Survey: Multi-Faceted Marketing Plan is Popular Choice for Cleaners

CHICAGO — Dry cleaners employ a broad range of marketing initiatives to...

Texcare Attracts Steady Crowd on Second Day

FRANKFURT, Germany — Texcare International—the World Market for Modern...

Texcare International Opens in Fully Booked Hall

FRANKFURT, Germany — Energy and resource efficiency are key factors in...

StatShot: March, First-Quarter Sales Higher in Three of Four Regions

CHICAGO — Drycleaning sales rose 4.4% in the West last month from March...

Texcare International Preview: Buzzword is Sustainability

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany — Sustainability will be the dominant theme of...

Perc Proclamation (Part 2 of 2)

WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) posted...

Survey: Business Casual Dress Code Still Dampening Drycleaning Sales

CHICAGO — Most dry cleaners rue the trend that has seen many dress codes...

Perc Proclamation (Part 1 of 2)

WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) posted...

StatShot: Dry Cleaning Sales Take Shine to Mild Winter

CHICAGO — What a difference a year makes. Heavy winter storms affected...

Survey: Given Updated EPA Assessment, Most Cleaners Believe Perc’s Days are Numbered

CHICAGO — In light of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)...

StatShot: Under Clearer Skies, Dry Cleaners Post Sales Increases Across the Board in January

CHICAGO — The record snowfalls that impacted business in a big way last...

Survey: 40% of Dry Cleaners Plan to Add Commercial Service or Expand Capacity

CHICAGO — It’s not unusual for a retail dry cleaner to also offer a...

Plant Design Awards — Merit Award: Pride Cleaners & TIDE Dry Cleaners

GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Pride Cleaners turned the shell of a former ice...

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