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  • An Interview with Chicago Multi-Store Owner Paul Hansen Paul Hansen is a third-generation laundry owner who owns six vended laundries in Chicago. He also currently serves as the president of the Illinois Coin Laundry Association. ...

  • Industry Insiders Examine the Past 12 Months – And Share Their Thoughts on What’s Ahead for the Vended Laundry Business It’s impossible to recap the past year in the vended laundry business without acknowledging the success of the ...

  • Upgrading Your Laundry Business Takes Planning and the Right Partnerships [This is the second of a three-part series examining the key factors to consider when retooling a self-service laundry.] Any great project starts with ...

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  • 7 Not-So-Obvious Insights into Customer Psychology Sure to Help You Grow Your Business I’ve come to the conclusion that the greatest threat to a self-service laundry’s growth – and perhaps even its survival – in our modern, high-tech ...

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The Laundry Doctor

  • Here Are a Couple of Unique Pricing Models to Consider That May Help You Present and Market Your Wash-Dry-Fold Business I’m always looking for different ways to market and develop a wash-dry-fold service. So, this month, I’d like ...

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  • 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 ...

  • As any store owner will tell you, one of the toughest parts of running a vended laundry business is hiring – and then hanging onto – quality attendants. However, one of the ways some laundromat operators are overcoming this hurdle is by providing performance incentives in the form of bonuses for their ...

  • “Social responsibility.” For some, the term may evoke a roll of the eyes, conjuring up images of a slightly hollow nod in the direction of feel-good displays by businesses eager to be seen in a good light. The practice is sometimes cynically viewed as either a heavy-handed public relations move or the ...

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