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Majority of Operators Met Business Goals in 2009, Survey Says

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Have you made any resolutions for 2010? If you haven’t, you’re...

Some Laundries Show Signs of Economic Recovery, Drop-Off Service Helps Some

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Self-service laundry owners in the West are starting to see a...

Survey: Fewer Customer Visits, Higher Expenses Plague Owners in 2009

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — All types of businesses faced challenges in 2009, and self-...

StatShot: Some Operators Raise Front Loader Prices to Compensate for Lower Sales

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Self-service laundry owners and operators report falling sales...

Laundry Owners Have Much for which to be Thankful

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — You may be surprised to learn that self-service laundry owners...

Northeast Laundry Owners Report Sales Growth, Others Continue to Suffer

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Some analysts say that the American recession is over, and while...

What’s Hot, What’s Not

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — American Coin-Op’s Wire survey this month examines customer...

Laundry Sales Continue to Fall, Many Adjust Dryer Prices to Cope, Survey Says

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Self-service laundry owners once again experienced a drop in...

Survey: Three-Quarters of Laundry Owners Who Offer Commercial Work Find Good Profit

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — How many times have you thought about the perfect extra service...

Distributors Split on 2009 Sales Forecast (Part 2 of 2)

Paul Partyka |

Two things jump out at me in this year’s distributor survey: Obtaining...

Distributors Split on 2009 Sales Forecast (Part 1 of 2)

Paul Partyka |

Two things jump out at me in this year’s distributor survey: Obtaining...

Self-Service Laundries Struggle Nationwide, South Hit Hardest, Survey Says

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Self-service laundry owners struggled with plummeting sales in...

Summertime Blues: Survey Shows Summer Means Slow Business for Laundries

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — For some, summer is all about fun. If you’re a self-service...

Economy Has Operators Thinking Twice about Gambling, Survey Says

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Would you ever offer some type of gambling (lottery tickets,...

Survey: Operators Are Divided on Going Cashless

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — While the benefits of switching to a cashless operation have...

Most Operators Are Happy with Distributors, but Would Consider Change, Survey Says

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Mention the word “distributor” to a self-service laundry...

Nearly Half of Laundry Owners Would Like to See a Straight Tax Cut, Survey Says

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — There are a variety of ways to stimulate an industry. According...

State of the Industry Survey: 45% of Coin Laundries Bought Equipment Last Year

Paul Partyka |

American Coin-Op’s annual State of the Industry survey, a random,...

State of the Industry Survey: Pricing Stays Steady in 2008

Paul Partyka |

American Coin-Op’s annual State of the Industry survey, a random,...

State of the Industry Survey: 2008 Business Shows Big Drop Over 2007

Paul Partyka |

How did self-service laundry operators fare in 2008? Are they optimistic...

Survey: Owners Wear Many Hats; Most Believe They Are Great at Customer Service

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — What type of owner are you? Coin laundry owners were asked to...

Survey: Some Operators Expected Good News, but Most See Higher Gas Bills

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — It seems that every time you turn on the news or pick up a...

Nearly Half of Coin Laundry Owners Give Industry Image a 'C' Grade

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Were you pleased when you received a ‘C’ as a grade in school? I...

2008 a Mixed Bag for Business, Survey Says

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Reflecting the volatile economic times, business varied greatly...

Two Out of Three Operators Ready to Raise Prices to Counter Higher Gas Bills, Survey Says

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — It’s that time of year again. The temperature drops and the gas...

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