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The Laundry Doctor

WDF 101: Back to Basics, Part 2

Consistently Folding and Professionally Packaging Your Customers' Garments Are Keys to a Successful Wash-Dry-Fold Business[This is the second in a series on running a successful wash-dry-fold service. Part One appeared in the April issue.]Last time, I discussed how to...

WDF 101: Back to Basics

Here's What to Consider Before Launching Your Wash-Dry-Fold Service[This is the first in a series of columns on running a successful wash-dry-fold business.]I've been receiving a lot of phone calls lately from new laundry operators just getting into the industry –...

Kaizen: Get Better at Getting Better

Improve Productivity by Embracing This Japanese PhilosophyYears ago, my good friend and fellow store owner Paul Pettefer and I began work on an employee manual. We wanted to create the best possible set of processes and procedures for our businesses and staff...

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The Business Mind

Taking the Scientific Approach

How to Leverage Today's Neuroscience Research When Running Your Laundry Business The world of science is ablaze - hotter than ever before in recorded history. Modern-day research is uncovering useful and practical information at supersonic speed in so many areas. For...

Tell Your Story

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. But have you ever thought of allowing...

Pulling the ‘Trigger’

Seven Psychological Triggers Sure to Boost Your Customer Acquisition MarketingWould you like to know how to attract more customers by understanding what piques their interest in your laundry business?For several years, I have written that the key to successfully...

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