Columns

You are here

Some Simple Ratios Can Help Form a Snapshot of Your Store

Howard Scott |

Simple guidelines can be just the thing to obtain a memorable snapshot of...

Help Your Customers: A Little Cleaning Knowledge Goes a Long Way

Howard Scott |

Your service helps customers clean their clothes. Why not give them tips...

Economic Woes Signal Time to Go on the Attack

Robert J. Renteria |

When the economy has tightened up, it’s the perfect time to be more...

Running a Coin Laundry in the Big Apple

Howard Scott |

During a recent five-day trip to New York City, I spent part of time...

The Coin Laundry Business Is Looking Pretty Good

Robert J. Renteria |

The old days of merely collecting quarters and running a dark and dirty...

When a Competing Store Closes, Be Aggressive

Howard Scott |

A competitor is going out of business next week. Its downfall started six...

Make Sure to Use All of Your Accountant’s Skills

Howard Scott |

Most laundry owners use their accountants as narrowly focused clerks who...

Finding the Right Distributor

Robert J. Renteria |

I get calls from coin laundry owners from across the United States asking...

Looking for the Perfect Laundry? Make Your Own Through Compromise

Robert J. Renteria |

Many investors come to me and tell me what they are looking for when it...

Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Approaching Customers as a Relationship

Robert J. Renteria |

This is a pretty simple business, when it comes right down to it. The...

Do You Have Enough Money to Buy an Existing Coin Laundry?

Robert J. Renteria |

It’s the American dream to be your own boss and own your very own business...

Overselling Distributors and Why Coin Laundries Fail

Robert J. Renteria |

OK, this one should be a tough topic to swallow for some of the folks...

This Is Not a Stand-Alone Business Anymore

Robert J. Renteria |

The economy has affected major corporations, and it all flows downward,...

Owning a Coin Laundry Is Harder Than You Might Think

Robert J. Renteria |

Many of the potential investors that I meet on a daily basis believe that...

Financing Your Business

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — You have the coin laundry in mind, but what about the financing...

Getting a Faster Return by Buying an Existing Operation

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — Many potential investors who do their due diligence before...

Why not the Laundry Industry?

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — I get several calls every day from investors in all walks of...

Saving the Industry

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — For the past 17 years, I have witnessed a drab and boring...

There is More to the Story

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — I refer to demographics as a misleading chart that only paints a...

Creating a Game Plan

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — Attracting customers and pricing are two topics that always get...

Pages