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.

Plant Design: Fully Invested

Hallak Cleaners knocked out walls and moved every piece of equipment to...

LCI’s Fall Meeting A Success

CHICAGO — Affiliates of Leading Cleaners Internationale (LCI), a...

Hallak Takes Grand Prize in 50th Annual Plant Design Awards

CHICAGO — While the competition for Best Plant Design was stiff in spite...

FRSTeam Moves Up in Franchise 500

HAYWARD, Calif. — Entrepreneur magazine has recognized FRSTeam in its...

StatShot: Sales Grow in Three Regions, Marketing Costs Vary

CHICAGO — Sales grew in three regions of the United States in November...

Fed Seeks to Limit Debit Interchange Fees

WASHINGTON — A proposal from the Federal Reserve could limit debit...

CRDN Completes 100th ‘Extreme Makeover’

BERKLEY, Mich. — When TV star Ty Pennington gave his trademark direction...

CINET Releases Study of European Drycleaning Sector

BRUSSELS — European industry association CINET (Comité International de...

Drycleaners Feeling Upbeat for The Holidays

CHICAGO — More drycleaners are saying “‘Tis the season!” instead of “Bah...

Zoots, Tweeds Merge

BROCKTON, Mass. — Zoots, Massachusetts’ premier drycleaning company, and...

GreenEarth Conference Energizes Affiliates

KANSAS CITY — More than 45 people attended GreenEarth’s Eastern Workshop...

Butler Capital Acquired by BankUnited

HUNT VALLEY, Md. — Butler Capital announced that BankUnited, a large...

Worker Wins $1 Million in Ga. State Lottery

ATLANTA — A great-grandmother from Blairsville, Ga., who works at an...

Un-Orthodox

NEW YORK — Vasken Ohanyan sits at his work table in the middle of...

Survey: Sales Grow in Northeast; Utility Costs Mixed

CHICAGO — Sales fell in three regions of the U.S. last month, according...

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