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  • Top Laundry Owners Weigh In on What Goes into a Successful Site Selection Process Get two (non-competing) laundry owners in a room and see how quickly the conversation turns to the new, potentially blockbuster laundry markets and ...

  • An Interview with Veteran Laundry Distributor Lamar Thomas Lamar Thomas, president of T&L Equipment Sales Co., got his start in the laundry industry in 1954, delivering washers and dryers to coin laundries in the Charlotte, N.C. ...

  • Store Owners Launch Early Childhood Literacy and Learning Program in the Chicago Suburbs Laundry operators Bill Norteman and Jim Cowen know what it’s like to try to do the family laundry with children in tow. As the co-owners of ...

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  • How to Grow Your Laundry Business Through the Art of Storytelling “Great stories happen to those who can tell them.” – Ira Glass, American radio personality There are many strategies that you can use to attract new customers. ...

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  • Here’s Why Choosing Your Detergent and Landing a Few Commercial Accounts Are Critical Factors for Your New Wash-Dry-Fold Business [This is the third and final installment in a series on running a successful wash-dry-fold service.] ...

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  • 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 ...

  • We live in the age of Twitter. It’s the era of the soundbite. Keep it short, pithy and under 140 characters – or risk being ignored. Fair enough. I’m up for the challenge. In fact, I’ve found that short, punchy quotations often spark my thinking, provide motivation and focus, or simply remind me of ...

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