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WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems – which has more than 7 million people doing their laundry in its WASH-branded laundry rooms every week throughout the U.S. and Canada – has selected PayRange to be the technology provider of its mobile payment solution, thus marking a fundamental shift in how WASH ...
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Continental Girbau West and Elite Business Investments recently hosted the Conference of Champions Profit Symposium in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. The event, which focused on ways to improve vended laundry profits and attract new customers, drew record numbers. The event’s speakers included Jeff “The ...
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Commercial Equipment Company will hold its annual open house, service school and equipment showcase on May 19 at the company’s headquarters in Farmers Branch, Texas. This event – which is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – will feature extensive educational sessions led by a factory-authorized ...
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Earl Nightingale in his famous audio recording, “The Strangest Secret”, states, “We become what we think about.” Napoleon Hill wrote in his book, “Think and Grow Rich”, that, “The way to success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.” Leaders throughout history have explained the difference ...
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Yankee Equipment Systems , based in Barrington, N.H., recently hosted its 40th annual St. Patrick’s Day Sales and Education Exhibition at the Westin Hotel in Waltham, Mass. This well-attended event gave attendees an opportunity to examine the latest offerings from some of the laundry industry’s leading ...
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On June 30, Uber will sunset its on-demand delivery service for laundry, groceries, flowers and other items under 30 pounds. The ride-hailing service has notified its users in an email that it will be shutting down UberRush, which has been doing deliveries for businesses in New York City, San Francisco ...
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PayRange Inc. – a developer of app-based mobile payment systems for automated retail based in Portland, Ore. – has named Cecil Ledesma its new vice president of enterprise sales. Ledesma spent the last 20 years at USA Technologies, most recently leading the company’s regional accounts team. In his ...
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Statewide Laundry Equipment – with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Miami – recently finished its three-day series of annual spring road shows, beginning on March 13 in Tampa at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre, followed by a stop in Orlando on March 14, and concluding on March 21 at the company’s ...
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Aaxon Laundry Systems has donated a Huebsch washer and dryer to the wrestling program at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The equipment was installed in the locker room area and enables the coaches and student athletes to wash their athletic gear, towels, and other items needed ...
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Equipment Marketers will hold its 25th annual Trade Show & Service Seminar on May 3 at the company’s headquarters in Cherry Hill, N.J. This event – scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – will feature more than 20 commercial laundry vendors from across the U.S., as well as several educational ...
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The last federal minimum wage increase – to $7.25 per hour, from $6.55 per hour – occurred on July 24, 2009. In the years since Congress last increased the minimum wage, state and local leaders across the country have introduced countless minimum wage proposals, activists have worked to place ballot ...
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Clean 2017 has been named one of Trade Show Executive magazine’s 50 Fastest-Growing Shows of 2017. The biennial Clean Show, held in Las Vegas last June, was included in all three categories of the publication’s awards competition – net square feet of exhibit space, number of exhibiting companies, ...
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Huebsch has named Glen Sheeley the latest recipient of its Store Owner of the Quarter Award. The Sheeley family has been involved in the car wash business in Orange County, N.Y., for decades and had already owned two combination car wash/laundromats before deciding to build a showcase location in ...
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Continental Girbau West, based in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., has launched a newly redesigned website – www.cg-west.com – which is focused on simple navigation and quality content, according to the company. “CG West serves Southern California with much more than high-performance laundry equipment and ...
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Dexter Laundry recently announced that LaundryOne – a new commercial laundry distributor based in Columbus, Ohio – has been added to the manufacturer’s Midwest distribution network for vended laundry equipment. The newly launched LaundryOne serves the vended, on-premises and multi-housing laundry ...
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Continental Girbau West will host its Conference of Champions Profit Symposium on April 7 at the company’s headquarters in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. This event – which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – is expected to draw laundry owners and prospective investors from throughout Southern California, ...
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As you may know, the Coin Laundry Association’s biennial conference, Excellence in Laundry, takes place May 16-17, 2018 in Naples, Fla., at the luxurious Naples Grande Beach Resort. While the fun, education, and camaraderie will appeal to all of the attendees, one important benefit to joining us ...
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Commercial and Coin Laundry Equipment Co. has completed its purchase of Texas Laundry Service Co. This is the third acquisition for the Gulf Breeze, Fla.-based laundry equipment distributor. “Texas Laundry was a perfect fit for our company as we expand throughout the Gulf Coast,” said Craig Dakauskas, ...
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The new Pepper’s Express Laundry Center recently opened for business in Mooresville, Ind. – with a familiar name in a not-so-familiar role. The 4,800-square-foot vended laundry is designed to enhance and quicken the laundry process, according to the owners Jim and Pepper McNutt. Although this is ...
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Apartment completions reached a 30-year high in 2017 and beat the 2016 level by 30 percent, according to a report in Multifamily Executive . Last year, 364,713 units were completed in the 150 largest U.S. metros, more than doubling the long-term average and growing the U.S. apartment stock 2.1 percent. ...
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