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  • Is a Business Partnership Right for You? Atypical. Nontraditional. A little weird. Lisa and Daryl Johnson will agree that their business partnership – and subsequent laundry industry success – is probably all of those and more. ...

  • And Why It’s Really Not All That Terrible – If Handled Correctly I have some terrible news for you. I hate to be the one to break it to you, but I find myself compelled to let you know… Someone on your team is going to make a mistake. ...

  • Here’s a Step-by-Step Plan for New Investors It’s been said that a good location can make a bad laundry owner look good, while a poor location can make a good operator look bad. With this in mind, let’s go hunting for the next great ...

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  • The Psychodynamics of the Family-Owned Laundry Business – And How to Keep Yours Running Smoothly and Efficiently My guess is that early on nearly all small businesses were family-run businesses, especially in smaller towns. Since ...

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  • Tips and Tactics to Help Keep Your Wash-Dry-Fold Employees Fit, Pain-Free and Productive Your employees are the lifeblood of your wash-dry-fold service. And, as that operation grows, you’ll likely be thinking more and more about ...

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  • To say the least, business partnerships of any kind are always going to be challenging. In fact, the majority of partnerships I’ve ever seen have failed, rather than succeeded. What’s the problem? I believe the issue is that a business partnership is much like a marriage. Business partners have many ...

  • When my husband and I bought our first laundromat in June of 2016, I had been employed by Corporate America for more than 30 years. However, I was laid off just 21 days after that laundromat purchase. I had begun my professional career in 1983 as a designer for Bell Helicopter, based in Fort Worth, ...

  • Of all the factors impacting the success of a laundromat, site selection is right up there with having sufficient capital to launch and operate a new business. Both affect a business’ chances of succeeding to a larger degree than almost any other factors. With that said, the key is to define what type ...

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