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Embrace Your Customer Base

Howard Scott |

CHICAGO — I recently visited a Laundromat in southern Florida, and noticed...

Understand Your Money Needs

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — Many investors are getting into our business without realizing...

Rise When Others are Falling

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — In a market where money is becoming tighter and tighter, you...

Look Before You Leap (or Project)

Robert J. Renteria |

Have you decided that it’s finally time to make a purchase? With creative...

What's Your Plan?

Robert J. Renteria |

I recently gave a talk at a high school, and the discussion was about...

One Way to Improve Business

Robert J. Renteria |

I recently spent some time with a woman who was complaining about business...

Update and Improve Profits

Howard Scott |

To update or not? You have purchased an existing Laundromat, and it’s in...

Giving, Getting Something Back

Robert J. Renteria |

Recently, someone asked me why I was so involved in the community. At...

The Future of the Industry

Robert J. Renteria |

People from across the country contact me, asking me the same question: “...

It's Time To Demand Enthusiasm

Howard Scott |

CHICAGO — For my money, Enterprise Rent-A-Car is the No. 1 company in...

Time To Wake Up — And Make Money

Robert J. Renteria |

It seems that between all the news media reports and talk about the...

Being a Problem-Solver

Howard Scott |

It’s endless. Customers leaving litter on the folding tables. Children...

The Art of People Management

Howard Scott |

It’s tough to talk about people management, because everyone has their own...

Buyer Beware

Robert J. Renteria |

Last month’s article generated an abundance of e-mails and calls from...

Pondering the Ideal Location

Howard Scott |

When it comes to choosing a good store location, everyone seems to have...

Banks and Brokers

Robert J. Renteria |

Buying a coin laundry in today’s market is difficult at best, with banks...

E-Networking Is the New Road to Success

Robert J. Renteria |

In today’s economic environment, there’s nothing more important than...

Be Proactive with Tax Preparation

Howard Scott |

Now that the holiday season is here, it’s getting close to tax time — if...

Play Your Cards Safely

Robert J. Renteria |

Given the current state of the economy, I’m getting blasted with calls and...

Stand Up and Fight

Robert J. Renteria |

It doesn’t matter how many times or how hard we get knocked down. What...

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