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Survey: Extra-Profit Centers Going Strong

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Nearly every respondent (95%) offers some type of extra-profit...

StatShot: December, Quarterly Sales Up in Three Regions

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — December sales rose in the South, West and Northeast, while...

Survey: 2010 a Down Year; Price Hikes Coming

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — More than half of the respondents say 2010 was below average (...

Statshot: November Sales Inch Up; Front-Loader Prices Vary

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — It took until December, but for the first time this year, all...

Survey: Winter’s Wonders, Woes

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Are you in a better mood during the holidays? Respondents are...

StatShot: Sales Rebound in West; Dryer Prices Hold Steady

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Western operators, buoyed by some double-digit increases, saw...

Survey: Exposing Industry Myths

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — During the past two years, it was common to label the self-...

StatShot: September Sales Stabilize

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — While the beginning of fall may not have been a sales bonanza...

Survey: A Little Sprucing Up Can Go a Long Way

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — When it comes to improving the industry, little things can have...

StatShot: August Sales Sluggish; Expenses a Concern

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — In three of the four regions, more operators saw sales rise in...

Survey: The Makings of a ‘Great’ Laundry

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — What separates the “great” stores from the “good” stores? What...

Survey: Distributors a Bit More Optimistic (Part 2)

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — In some ways, this distributor survey had a lot in common with...

Survey: Distributors a Bit More Optimistic (Part 1)

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — In some ways, this distributor survey had a lot in common with...

StatShot: July Sales Vary; Operators Emphasize Efficiency

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Sales varied by region in July, despite overwhelming sentiment...

Survey: Watching That Customer Base

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Operators often cite “customer base” as a business barometer....

StatShot: June Sales Slump

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — It was somewhat of a reversal in June for self-service laundry...

Survey: The Best and the Worst

Paul Partyka |

If you’re dragging on a Wednesday during the fall, that’s not uncommon for...

Statshot: May Sales Stabilize

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Operators in three regions saw sales rise slightly in May,...

Survey: ‘Active’ Children, Irresponsible Attendants Stress Out Operators

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — What work-related situation causes your blood pressure to rise?...

StatShot: April Sales Inch Up

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — While Northeast sales were down slightly in April, operators in...

Survey: Respondents Favor Certain Healthcare Reforms, Oppose Bill

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — While survey respondents favor certain aspects of the recently...

StatShot: Monthly, Quarterly Sales Stabilize

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — While Midwest operators saw a slight drop in March sales and...

Survey: Operators Not Sold on Marketing

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Do you market your self-service laundry? Is marketing overrated...

State of the Industry Survey: Operators Take a Hit in 2009 (Part 3 of 3)

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — It’s been a battle: the self-service laundry industry vs. the...

State of the Industry Survey: Operators Take a Hit in 2009 (Part 2 of 3)

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — It’s been a battle: the self-service laundry industry vs. the...

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