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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...

StatShot: Sales Fall in February, Vending Takes a Larger Hit

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Self-service laundry owners saw a modest overall sales decline...

State of the Industry Survey: Operators Take a Hit in 2009 (Part 1 of 3)

Paul Partyka |

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

Survey: Good News on Gas Bills, Large Equipment

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — Many operators had lower gas bills this winter. Larger equipment...

StatShot: Steep Sales Decline Starts to Ease, Natural Gas Prices Vary Greatly by Region

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Self-service laundry owners across the country have begun to see...

Laundry Owners Report Sales Decline for December, Worse than Earlier in Year

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — Self-service laundry owners across the country report a decline...

Operators Acquire Variety of Skills, but Put Too Much Trust in Others, Survey Shows

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — What have you learned since you joined the business? Have there...

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...

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