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Money Talks

Money Talks

A Decade Removed from the Credit Crunch of the Great Recession, Here’s What It Takes to Secure Financing in Today’s Economy Growing your laundry business without outside funding can make you feel as though you’re trapped in a perpetual catch-22. You need to hire...

Business Spotlight

Business Bio: Laundry Lounge Coronado

Business Bio: Laundry Lounge Coronado

Liz and Nick Merrill Laundry Lounge Coronado Coronado Island, Calif. Before Getting into the Laundry Business… Liz and Nick had previously established Sweat Equity Gym, a fitness center based in Bellevue, Wash. In fact, the couple’s vended laundry in Coronado is...

Columns

The Business Mind

Spread Your Wings – And Don’t Look Back

Spread Your Wings – And Don’t Look Back

It May Be Time to Give Your Vended Laundry Operation a Reboot “There ain’t no future living in the past” – George “Sparky” Anderson, former Major League Baseball manager Human organisms come equipped with memories for a good reason. One is to retain things learned,...

Wash With Wally

Wash with Wally: Treating Smoke-Damaged Garments

Wash with Wally: Treating Smoke-Damaged Garments

I’ve been approached by an insurance company to launder clothing and bedding that has been damaged by smoke from house fires. Before I accept the offer, I was wondering if smoke-damaged clothing requires any special care. Also, is there any special way to treat...

The Laundry Doctor

W-D-F 2.0

W-D-F 2.0

What Does the Future Hold for the Wash-Dry-Fold Business? As I’ve been saying in this column for several years, the wash-dry-fold business continues to grow, morph and evolve into something new seemingly each time we look in a different direction. The future of...