Episode Archive

Episode: 10

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.

Episode: 9

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.

Episode: 8

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.

Episode: 7

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.

Episode: 6

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.

Episode: 5

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!

Episode: 4

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.

Episode: 3

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!

Episode: 2

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.

Episode: 1

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.