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  • How Today’s Labor Market is Impacting the Laundry Business When Houston laundry owner Rob Maes looks at his 2017 W-2 forms, one number jumps out at him – 600. As in a 600-percent employee turnover rate. “In other words,” Maes clarified, ...

  • An Interview with Digital Marketing Expert Crystal Washington Crystal Washington is the owner of CWM Enterprises and co-founder of Socialtunities, a social media instructional brand aimed at training everyone from Gen ...

  • A Seven-Step Plan for Successfully Developing the ‘Laundry Service Center’ Concept at Your Store There’s no doubt that the “laundry service center” concept is gaining ground within our industry. And for good reason. A true laundry ...

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  • Retention Marketing Methods Will Help Keep Your Current Customers Returning Again and Again “Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again” – Walt Disney Having authored numerous articles on the technicalities of ...

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  • Improve Productivity by Embracing This Japanese Philosophy Years 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 ...

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  • “Necessity is the mother of taking chances.” – Mark Twain A recent visit to a laundromat in the Lower Price Hill enclave in Cincinnati got me thinking about our business and the nature of necessity. The aforementioned laundry is Washing Well community laundromat, a social venture established by a ...

  • Happy New Year, and welcome to 2018! I consider it an honor and a privilege to be serving as the Chairman of the Board for the Coin Laundry Association this year. Last year was historic for the CLA, as last year’s chairman, Jim Whitmore, oversaw the introduction of new ideas from strategic consultancy ...

  • If you’re reading this, you are – simply by virtue of doing so – among the cream of the crop. You are someone who is willing to dig deep to find every little nugget that can further reinforce your commitment to your chosen place in our industry. More importantly, it illuminates that you are someone ...

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