Coin-Op 101

Mayflower Does Right by Its Customers

Howard Scott |

PLYMOUTH, Mass. — At Mayflower Laundry, located in a former shopping...

Sudz Yur Dudz Positions Itself for Success

Staff Writer |

CHINO VALLEY, Ariz. — It’s been more than two years since Heavenly Graham...

Flushing Out the Restroom Issue (Part 2 of 2)

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — Let’s examine a delicate subject: the bathroom for...

Renegotiate Rent, Cut Costs to Survive

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — It brings me great pain to witness landlords choking their...

Flushing Out the Restroom Issue (Part 1 of 2)

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — Let’s examine a delicate subject: the bathroom for...

Weigh Your Options When Buying Laundry Equipment

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — The cost of iron for new products is going up dramatically....

Make This Tax Season Work for Your Benefit

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — Tax time is here again. You know the drill. You...

Trends in Laundry Furnishings

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — The general structure of chairs and tables typically found in...

Store Creation: Build New or Rehab? (Part 2 of 2)

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — You’ve come to a point where you’re considering opening a new...

Store Creation: Build New or Rehab? (Part 1 of 2)

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — You’ve come to a point where you’re considering opening a new...

Tumbleweed Monopoly (Part 2 of 2)

Howard Scott |

MARFA, Texas — A well-known business strategy is to run two businesses...

Tumbleweed Monopoly (Part 1 of 2)

Howard Scott |

MARFA, Texas — A well-known business strategy is to run two businesses...

Rehabbing Existing Laundry is Popular Trend

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — Over the past year, I have seen more born-again laundries...

In Tough Times, The Tough Get Going

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — At almost every Laundromat I stop at these days, I...

Cashless Systems: Q&A (Part 4 of 4: Web Exclusive)

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Making the decision to shift your store’s payment system from...

Cashless Systems: Q&A (Part 3 of 4)

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Making the decision to shift your store’s payment system from...

Cashless Systems: Q&A (Part 2 of 4)

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Making the decision to shift your store’s payment system from...

Cashless Systems: Q&A (Part 1 of 4)

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — Making the decision to shift your store’s payment system from...

Playing ‘For Sale by Owner’ Game is Risky

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — “You got the best deal ever.” The new buyer told me that...

Resolving Conflicts

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — I recently spent time at a Laundromat and observed...

Paint Picture of Your Store for Customers (Part 2 of 2)

J.D. Dixon |

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It’s no secret that millions of people, and an...

Paint Picture of Your Store for Customers (Part 1 of 2)

J.D. Dixon |

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It’s no secret that millions of people, and an...

Creating a Visual Identity

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — “Why should I spend money on an identity when I spell...

Building from the Ground Up?

Howard Scott |

CHICAGO — An American Coin-Op columnist recently suggested that buying...

Multiple Stores, Multiple Family Members (Part 2 of 2)

Paul Partyka |

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Randy and Tami Fett own four self-service laundries...

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