Ian P. Murphy

Freelance Writer

Ian P. Murphy is a freelance writer based in Chicago, and was the editor of American Drycleaner from 1999 to 2011.

Small Business Employment Up Again in April

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Small-business job growth continued in April,...

StatShot: South Shows Steady Sales Growth, Nation Flat

CHICAGO — Sales grew 3.3% in the South last month from March 2010...

Texas By The Tail

Operators returning to the industry sawed off an abandoned building to...

1099 Reporting Rule Repealed

WASHINGTON — President Obama signed a bill into law last week repealing...

Only Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Here are just a few of the options open to those hitting...

DLI Finalizes Clean Show Plans

LAUREL, Md. — The deadline to take advantage of early registration for...

Neon Nights

On The Cusp of An Economic Recovery, The Clean Show Returns to Its Most...

Maytag Salutes Distributors

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — Maytag Commercial Laundry recently honored...

Recovery Slow to Reach Drycleaners, Survey Says

CHICAGO — Although economic indicators say that the U.S. economy is...

M&B’s Pink Hangers Net $8,370 to Help Fight Breast Cancer

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — M&B Hangers recently presented the American...

AWGS Meets in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Members of the Association of Wedding Gown...

Xeros Takes Climate Week Award

KANSAS CITY — Britain’s first Climate Week Awards named Xeros Ltd. the “...

Removing The Stains You Make

CHICAGO — Wherever I go these days, I no longer get questions about...

Consumers Favor ‘Green’ Services, Research Shows

CHICAGO — Consumers are just as interested in patronizing “green”...

Operator Converts Entirely to SystemK4

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Gadue’s Dry Cleaning is the first plant to convert...

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