February 13, 2019
Insurance for Drycleaning Owners in the Age of Convenience
Are your routes covered? Your tech? Your customers’ clothing? Ann Hawkins, vice president, NIE Insurance, talks coverages, claims, and drycleaning owners’ most commonly asked insurance questions.
January 16, 2019
What It Takes To Build A Plant Design Award Winner
From site selection to cutting the ribbon, what it takes to design a drycleaning plant, told by the grand-prize winner of American Drycleaner's 58th Annual Plant Design Awards, Tide Dry Cleaners, Sarasota, Fla.
December 12, 2018
Want To Make 20% Profit? Start By Looking Within; By Taking A New View Of Yourself and Your Team
Do you want to drop 20% profit to your bottom line? Dave Coyle, owner of In The Bag Cleaners, shows you by sharing his views on, not "cost controls," but on managing "investments," and on being a caring, trusted advisor to your clients and team members.
November 14, 2018
Dust Control Tips, New Hiring Trends, and Changes She's Seen in the Drycleaning Industry, with Jan Barlow
Jan Barlow, owner, Jan's Cleaners in Clio, Mich., former DLI president, chair of NFPA 32 for fire safety, and an owner in the drycleaning industry since 1981, talks about changes, new hiring trends, and reminds fellow owners of dust control tips.
October 17, 2018
Expand Your Brand, Tips From American Drycleaner Columnist Dan Miller
Dan Miller, popular American Drycleaner columnist, and Mulberrys Garment Care owner, shares tips on expanding a drycleaning business into new markets, including positive surprises along the way to building a brand.
September 12, 2018
Journeys: From Bogota to Florida with Salomon Mishaan
Come along for the ride with Salomon Mishaan, owner of OXXO Care Cleaners, as he explains how he journeyed from his home in Bogota, Columbia, to Florida, to become a drycleaning owner and franchisor.
August 15, 2018
Let’s Get To Know: American Drycleaner Columnist Martin Young!
Martin Young, popular American Drycleaner columnist, talks about growing up in a drycleaning family, learning stain removal from his dad, and giving back to the industry.
July 11, 2018
A Hit On Broadway, NYC Cleaners Wins Tony Award, with Bruce Barish
Bruce Barish, owner of Winzer Cleaners, talks about his drycleaning business winning a Tony Award and 110 years of cleaning — truly the longest running show on Broadway!
June 27, 2018
Let's Get to Know: American Drycleaner Columnist Diana Vollmer!
Diana Vollmer, popular American Drycleaner columnist, talks about growing up in the rural midwest, along with hobbies, interests and her writing.
May 9, 2018
Drop Stores, Fresh Channel to the Future, with Bob Devaney
Bob Devaney, well-known in the drycleaning industry, gives out great tips all about drop stores; why they are growing in popularity — and value!
March 13, 2018
Tax Talk! How 2018 Tax Reform Helps Drycleaning Owners
Mark Battersby, well-known tax and finance writer, explores 2018 tax law changes with Bruce Beggs, editor, American Coin-Op.
January 12, 2018
Forged by Fire! Brothers Cleaners Rebuilds, Wins PDA Honors
Bob Hilker, Brothers Cleaners, winner, 2018 Plant Design Awards, recounts how his plant was rebuilt after a devastating fire.