‘Adjusting Your Sails’

An Interview with Multi-Location Laundromat Owner and Serial Entrepreneur Daniel Marrazzo Daniel Marrazzo is a lifelong resident of Bucks County, Pa., who started his professional career in the construction industry, after graduating from Norwich University – The...

SLE Holds Sales Meetings, Honors Top Performers

Statewide Laundry Equipment – with locations in Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville and Georgia – recently held all-day meetings for the company’s executive and sales teams at the Embassy Suites in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Attendees were led through a recap of the...

COVID-19 Leaves Laundry Owners Short on Coins

The coronavirus crisis has sparked a nationwide coin shortage that has left retailers scrambling, including some laundromat owners who have found themselves short of the quarters needed to replenish changers. The Federal Reserve recently revealed that the pandemic had...

On the Money

Securing Economic Relief During These Difficult Times According to a recent Coin Laundry Association survey, nearly 40 percent of the laundromat owners who responded indicated that they had applied for federal funding assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Store...

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‘Adjusting Your Sails’

‘Adjusting Your Sails’

An Interview with Multi-Location Laundromat Owner and Serial Entrepreneur Daniel Marrazzo Daniel Marrazzo is a lifelong resident of Bucks County, Pa., who started his professional career in the construction industry, after graduating from Norwich University – The...

On the Money

On the Money

Securing Economic Relief During These Difficult Times According to a recent Coin Laundry Association survey, nearly 40 percent of the laundromat owners who responded indicated that they had applied for federal funding assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Store...

Let the Buyer Beware

Let the Buyer Beware

What You Should Never Do When Looking to Purchase an Existing Laundromat In recent years, thanks in part to writing for this magazine, as well as getting the opportunity to speak to store owners through the Coin Laundry Association’s Connect LIVE program, I’ve been...

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‘Adjusting Your Sails’

An Interview with Multi-Location Laundromat Owner and Serial Entrepreneur Daniel Marrazzo Daniel Marrazzo is a lifelong resident of Bucks County, Pa., who started his professional career in the construction industry, after graduating from Norwich University – The...

Building a New Relationship with Consumers

Customer Service in Today's Turbulent, Information-Driven World Let’s talk about where businesses are in the world right now. 2020 has been quite a year. And we’re only six months in, which makes everything that’s already happened seem just that much more dramatic....

SLE Holds Sales Meetings, Honors Top Performers

Statewide Laundry Equipment – with locations in Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville and Georgia – recently held all-day meetings for the company’s executive and sales teams at the Embassy Suites in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Attendees were led through a recap of the...

Maytag Adds Superior Laundry to Distributor Network

Maytag Commercial Laundry has named Superior Laundry Equipment Co., headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y., a supporting distributor for Maytag and ADC commercial laundry products in southern New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and select northern counties of...

COVID-19 Leaves Laundry Owners Short on Coins

The coronavirus crisis has sparked a nationwide coin shortage that has left retailers scrambling, including some laundromat owners who have found themselves short of the quarters needed to replenish changers. The Federal Reserve recently revealed that the pandemic had...

On the Money

Securing Economic Relief During These Difficult Times According to a recent Coin Laundry Association survey, nearly 40 percent of the laundromat owners who responded indicated that they had applied for federal funding assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Store...

Aaxon to Represent Huebsch in North Florida

Huebsch recently expanded the territory of Aaxon Laundry Systems, headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In addition to its current coverage area for Huebsch, the distributor also will now cover the northern region of Florida, up to Tallahassee, for the brand. “We are...

Florida Franchisor Looks to Expand National Footprint

WaveMAX Laundry – a vended laundry franchisor based in Jacksonville, Fla., currently with 16 laundromat locations across multiple states – is looking to aggressively boost its share of the market. The brand has an additional 24 locations under development and nearly...

Planning for a New Normal

Key Considerations for Laundry Owners in the Post-COVID-19 World These days, I find myself spending a good chunk of my time thinking about my laundry business – not necessarily about what to do with my PPP stimulus money or how to run my operation in the middle of...

Make 2020 Count

“The more people, the more dirty clothes.” – Ancient laundromat wisdom Time flies, as do the decades. Despite the ongoing pandemic and economic concerns, there’s a headcount to be made in 2020. The original constitutional edict from the framers comes to life in the...

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PL Magazine July 2020

This Month's Issue

  • On the Money: Securing Economic Relief During These Difficult Times
  • Digital Marketing: Customer Service in Today’s Turbulent, Information Driven World. 
  • The Business Mind: How Your Psychological Makeup Impacts Your Financial Decisions
  • Up Close: An Interview with Multi-Store Owner Daniel Marrazzo
  • And more…

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SLE Holds Sales Meetings, Honors Top Performers

Statewide Laundry Equipment – with locations in Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville and Georgia – recently held all-day meetings for the company’s executive and sales teams at the Embassy Suites in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Attendees were led through a recap of the...

Maytag Adds Superior Laundry to Distributor Network

Maytag Commercial Laundry has named Superior Laundry Equipment Co., headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y., a supporting distributor for Maytag and ADC commercial laundry products in southern New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and select northern counties of...

COVID-19 Leaves Laundry Owners Short on Coins

The coronavirus crisis has sparked a nationwide coin shortage that has left retailers scrambling, including some laundromat owners who have found themselves short of the quarters needed to replenish changers. The Federal Reserve recently revealed that the pandemic had...

Aaxon to Represent Huebsch in North Florida

Huebsch recently expanded the territory of Aaxon Laundry Systems, headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In addition to its current coverage area for Huebsch, the distributor also will now cover the northern region of Florida, up to Tallahassee, for the brand. “We are...

Florida Franchisor Looks to Expand National Footprint

WaveMAX Laundry – a vended laundry franchisor based in Jacksonville, Fla., currently with 16 laundromat locations across multiple states – is looking to aggressively boost its share of the market. The brand has an additional 24 locations under development and nearly...

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Planning for a New Normal

Key Considerations for Laundry Owners in the Post-COVID-19 World These days, I find myself spending a good chunk of my time thinking about my laundry business – not necessarily about what to do with my PPP stimulus money or how to run my operation in the middle of...

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The Business Mind

What’s on My Bookshelf?

What’s on My Bookshelf?

The ‘Best of the Best’ from the Author’s Own Personal Business Library I’ve had the same office in the same building for the last 15 years – from which my brother, Fred, and I run our laundry machinery distributorship. As with most repetitive actions, when I arrive to...

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Building a New Relationship with Consumers

Customer Service in Today's Turbulent, Information-Driven World Let’s talk about where businesses are in the world right now. 2020 has been quite a year. And we’re only six months in, which makes everything that’s already happened seem just that much more dramatic....

Marketing During Times of Crisis

Some Promotional Do’s, Don’ts and Considerations as We All Try to Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis It’s easy to get downhearted about the state of the world in the middle of COVID-19’s madness. With social distancing measures, self-quarantines in place and a heightened...

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Make 2020 Count

“The more people, the more dirty clothes.” – Ancient laundromat wisdom Time flies, as do the decades. Despite the ongoing pandemic and economic concerns, there’s a headcount to be made in 2020. The original constitutional edict from the framers comes to life in the...

Better Than Before: Laundries After the Pandemic

In the March issue in this very space, I wrote a column entitled, “A Decade of Transformation.” I began with the following sentence: “Call me crazy, but I like to see other people happy and succeeding.” I then proceeded to lay out a plan for taking a laundry business...

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