Are You Still Single?

Industry Experts and Veteran Laundry Operators Discuss the Continued Growth of the Multi-Store Ownership Model Michael Addison purchased his first laundromat in New York in 2016 – and he has opened a new location every year since. In southern California, owner Art...

Marketing Your Multi-Store Operation

To Grow Your Vended Laundry Business, Focus on Four Key Factors Here’s a fact that shouldn’t surprise you by now: More than half of all purchases are influenced by a digital presence. You, your neighbors and the strangers across town are all Googling (and maybe...

Making a Difference

ReadyNation Salutes the Good Work of The LaundryCares Foundation Gardner, Wallace Receive ‘Business Champion for Children’ Awards As the Coin Laundry Association’s LaundryCares Foundation gears up for its 2nd annual Literacy Summit in Chicago this March, the...

Time for a Grand Re-Opening?

Spring Can Be the Ideal Season to Refresh Your Vended Laundry Business Traditionally, the months leading up to spring provide a perfect opportunity to refresh and brighten up your vended laundry. Most of us tend to experience a spike in business during spring and...
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Business Bio: Green Bay Express Laundry

Business Bio: Green Bay Express Laundry

Steve DietzenGreen Bay Express LaundryGreen Bay, Wis. Before Getting into the Laundry Business… Steve also owns and operates three pawn shops in Wisconsin. Store Opening February 7, 2018 Business Hours 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Staff Four part-time attendants Total...

Business Bio: Green Bay Express Laundry

Steve Dietzen Green Bay Express Laundry Green Bay, Wis.Before Getting into the Laundry Business…Steve also owns and operates three pawn shops in Wisconsin.Store OpeningFebruary 7, 2018Business Hours6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.StaffFour part-time attendantsTotal Square...

WDF

Take Your Wash-Dry-Fold Service to the Next LevelAs today's society becomes more starved for time – and as markets for traditional vended laundry services grow increasingly competitive – the wash-dry-fold laundry business have been a consistent bright spot for many...

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Laundry Land Hosts Free Laundry Event in Virginia Beach

More than 1,000 pounds of clothes and linens were recently washed and dried at no charge at the Laundry Land laundromat in the Aragona Village Shopping Center in Virginia Beach, Va. On October 23, Laundry Land hosted a LaundryCares-sponsored free laundry day, which...

TLC Tri-State Laundry Hires Industry Veteran Art Roy

TLC Tri-State Laundry Companies, based in Valdosta, Ga., has hired industry veteran Art Roy, who will represent that company’s Vended Laundry Division throughout the state of North Carolina. Originally from Cleveland, Roy began his career by selling laundry and ware...

Clean 2019 Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for Clean 2019, which will be held on June 20-23 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.The Clean Show is the world's largest exhibition of equipment, products and services for commercial laundry, drycleaning and textile...

TLC Tri-State Opens New Distribution Facility

TLC Tri-State Laundry Companies has opened a new, state-of-the-art, 101,000-square-foot distribution facility in Valdosta, Ga. The company recently moved from its previous headquarters in Waycross, Ga., which had occupied a series of smaller buildings totaling...

Aaxon Holds Successful Autumn Expo

Aaxon Laundry Systems, based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., recently hosted its 2018 Aaxon Autumn Expo, which drew laundry owners from across the state.Representatives from Huebsch – including Senior Regional Sales Manager Jason Fleck – presented the manufacturer's newest...

Statewide Laundry Hosts Fall Expos

Statewide Laundry – with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Miami – recently completed a three-day series of Laundry Improvement Expos. The company kicked off the 2018 shows on September 18 at an all-new venue, the Gaylord Palms Resort &...

Wash With Wally: Keeping Your Drain Line Clear

Is there a chemical and/or preventive maintenance procedure that will keep our main drain line clean? Occasionally, we experience a backup of water, which seems to be due to a buildup of a black greasy residue within the line. Would you recommend a periodic flush of...

WDF

Take Your Wash-Dry-Fold Service to the Next Level As today’s society becomes more starved for time – and as markets for traditional vended laundry services grow increasingly competitive – the wash-dry-fold laundry business have been a consistent bright spot for many...

Creating a Winning Team

Staffing Your Brand New Vended Laundry Business As laundry owners, we live and die by “The Rule of 10.” In other words, a new customer’s very first impression of your store occurs in the first 10 feet, the first 10 seconds and the first 10 words. You’ve just designed...

Business Bio: Green Bay Express Laundry

Steve DietzenGreen Bay Express LaundryGreen Bay, Wis. Before Getting into the Laundry Business… Steve also owns and operates three pawn shops in Wisconsin. Store Opening February 7, 2018 Business Hours 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Staff Four part-time attendants Total...

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TLC Tri-State Laundry Hires Industry Veteran Art Roy

TLC Tri-State Laundry Companies, based in Valdosta, Ga., has hired industry veteran Art Roy, who will represent that company’s Vended Laundry Division throughout the state of North Carolina. Originally from Cleveland, Roy began his career by selling laundry and ware...

Clean 2019 Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for Clean 2019, which will be held on June 20-23 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.The Clean Show is the world's largest exhibition of equipment, products and services for commercial laundry, drycleaning and textile...

TLC Tri-State Opens New Distribution Facility

TLC Tri-State Laundry Companies has opened a new, state-of-the-art, 101,000-square-foot distribution facility in Valdosta, Ga. The company recently moved from its previous headquarters in Waycross, Ga., which had occupied a series of smaller buildings totaling...

Aaxon Holds Successful Autumn Expo

Aaxon Laundry Systems, based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., recently hosted its 2018 Aaxon Autumn Expo, which drew laundry owners from across the state.Representatives from Huebsch – including Senior Regional Sales Manager Jason Fleck – presented the manufacturer's newest...

Statewide Laundry Hosts Fall Expos

Statewide Laundry – with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Miami – recently completed a three-day series of Laundry Improvement Expos. The company kicked off the 2018 shows on September 18 at an all-new venue, the Gaylord Palms Resort &...

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Here’s to Your Health

Tips and Tactics to Help Keep Your Wash-Dry-Fold Employees Fit, Pain-Free and ProductiveYour employees are the lifeblood of your wash-dry-fold service. And, as that operation grows, you'll likely be thinking more and more about where to find the next great laundry...

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The Business Mind

Truth or Consequences

Being Less Than Honest in Your Advertising Will Damage Your Reputation and Cost You Customers"The most powerful element in advertising is the truth.” – Bill Bernbach, advertising pioneer The fundamental truism about promoting your self-service laundry is that you...

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Six Steps to Spring Cleaning Your Laundry Business

You live and breathe your vended laundry business – making the very best use of your limited time, and building a solid set of processes you can rely on to keep the cash flowing. Of course, getting those systems and processes right isn’t a one-shot deal – it’s...

The Art of Building a Brand

Here Are the Keys to Establishing and Growing Your Laundry Business' Brand IdentityWhat is a brand and why is it critical to the success of a business? What factors must be considered when establishing a brand and brand identity? How is your brand communicated?...

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