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Survey: Nearly Half of Respondents Believe Industry Image Needs Improving

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — The self-service laundry industry has some work to do on its...

Survey: When New Coin Laundry Opens in Area, Most Owners Worry About Competitor’s Attractiveness or Size

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — When a new coin laundry opens in the area, more than one-...

Survey: Nearly Half of Laundry Operators Raised Washer or Dryer Prices Last Year

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Nearly half of the laundry operators who responded to January...

Survey: 58% of Laundry Owners Say Business Better This Year Than 2010

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Nearly 58% of self-service laundry owners and operators...

Survey: One-Third of Coin-Op Laundry Owners Spend More Than 40 Hours a Week at Store(s)

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — For more than one-third of coin laundry owners polled in this...

Survey: Operators Predict Higher Percentage of Cashless Stores in Five Years

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Approximately 21% of self-service laundry operators polled in...

Survey: Top Loaders Popular Among Operators but Check Back in Five Years

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — More than 87% of self-service laundry operators polled in...

Survey: Website Most Popular New-Media Choice Among Laundry Owners

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Two-thirds of self-service laundry owners and operators who...

Survey: Educational Sessions Big Draw for Self-Service Laundry Operators

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — The Clean Show’s educational sessions were a big draw for the...

Survey: More Operators Using the Internet to Market

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — More operators are using the Internet to market, and...

Survey: Nearly All Satisfied with Their Equipment

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — There are few complaints when it comes to equipment and...

Survey: Plenty of Operators Don’t Publicize Price Hikes

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — A good deal of respondents feel guilty or apprehensive about...

Survey: Extra-Profit Centers Going Strong

Paul Partyka |

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

Survey: 2010 a Down Year; Price Hikes Coming

Paul Partyka |

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

Survey: Winter’s Wonders, Woes

Paul Partyka |

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

Survey: Exposing Industry Myths

Paul Partyka |

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

Survey: A Little Sprucing Up Can Go a Long Way

Paul Partyka |

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

Survey: The Makings of a ‘Great’ Laundry

Paul Partyka |

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

Survey: Watching That Customer Base

Paul Partyka |

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

Survey: The Best and the Worst

Paul Partyka |

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

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

Paul Partyka |

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

Survey: Respondents Favor Certain Healthcare Reforms, Oppose Bill

Paul Partyka |

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

Survey: Operators Not Sold on Marketing

Paul Partyka |

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

Survey: Good News on Gas Bills, Large Equipment

Paul Partyka |

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

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...

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