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Laundromat Sign Stirs Controversy Among Burmese Patrons

Paul Partyka |

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — “For Sanitary Purposes, There Are No Burmese People...

SBA Recovery Lending Extended Through April

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON - President Obama signed legislation March 24 that extends...

Houses Passes Small-Business Relief Bill

Paul Partyka |

The House passed a bill Wednesday that provides $19.3 billion in tax...

Maytag Commercial Laundry Honors Exceptional Distributors

Bruce Beggs |

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Maytag Commercial Laundry recently honored its...

Mac-Gray Puts Accent on the Environment

Paul Partyka |

WALTHAM, Mass. — Mac-Gray has partnered with 14 colleges and universities...

Jobs Bill Includes Small-Biz Hiring Incentives

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON — Companies hiring unemployed workers will be able to take a...

Crash, But No Cash

Paul Partyka |

TAUNTON, Mass. — A man allegedly used the rear end of his Ford Focus to...

Alliance Laundry Reports Profit Growth

Paul Partyka |

RIPON, Wis. — Alliance Laundry Holdings LLC, the manufacturer of Speed...

Proposed Amendment May Create Small-Business Jobs

Paul Partyka |

WASHINGTON — Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) introduced an amendment last week to...

Banks May Be Easing Lending Requirements, Federal Reserve Says

Jason Hicks |

WASHINGTON — U.S. banks seem to be starting to ease requirements for small...

Maytag, Whirlpool Name J.H. Stuckey Distributing New Distributor

Jason Hicks |

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Maytag and Whirlpool Commercial Laundry have added...

Stimulus Funding for SBA Loans Lapses Again

Jason Hicks |

WASHINGTON — Two stimulus provisions that reduced fees and boosted...

Bermil Plans 19 Wash & Dry Road Shows Across North America

Paul Partyka |

INWOOD, N.Y. — Operators will get a close-up view of Electrolux’s...

Dexter Expands AAdvantage Laundry Systems' Coverage in Virginia, North Carolina

Jason Hicks |

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Dexter Laundry has expanded AAdvantage Laundry Systems...

Mac-Gray Initiates Quarterly Dividend Policy

Jason Hicks |

WALTHAM, Mass. — Mac-Gray Corp. has initiated a quarterly dividend policy...

Small-Business Confidence Rises for the First Time in Three Months

Jason Hicks |

WASHINGTON — Small-business confidence in the United States rose in...

Whirlpool Earnings More Than Double in Fourth-Quarter 2009

Jason Hicks |

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Whirlpool Corp.’s fourth-quarter net earnings rose...

Obama Proposes $30 Billion Small-Business Lending Fund

Jason Hicks |

WASHINGTON — President Obama has proposed constructing a new government...

Illinois Task Force Urges Water Conservation for Chicago Area

Jason Hicks |

CHICAGO — The Regional Water Supply Planning Group, a task force funded by...

Massachusetts Coin Laundry Collects Coats for Needy

Jason Hicks |

MATTAPOISETT, Mass. — The Mattapoisett Laundromat collected more than 120...

2010 Native American $1 Coin Debuts in New York

Jason Hicks |

NEW YORK — The 2010 Native American $1 coin officially debuted last week...

SBA Small-Business Lending Begins to Rebound, Still Lags Pre-Recession Levels

Jason Hicks |

WASHINGTON — The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) flagship lending...

Major Laundry Appliance Shipments Rebounded in December

Jason Hicks |

WASHINGTON — Factory shipments of key major appliance categories finally...

Whirlpool Is First Manufacturer to Get Certified With New NSF Allergen Protocol

Jason Hicks |

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Whirlpool Corp. is the first company to achieve...

Index Shows Small-Business Optimism Continues to Plummet

Jason Hicks |

WASHINGTON — Small-business owners’ optimism continued its downward trend...

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