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Events Put Your Store on the Map

Howard Scott |

Most people probably don’t tie the words “event” and “self-service laundry...

Working on the Outside

Howard Scott |

Most people probably like the fact that they leave work at 5 p.m. or so...

New vs. Existing Stores: Starting a Coin Laundry in a Tough Economy

Robert J. Renteria |

The economy has definitely slowed down the progress of new laundries, but...

Recycling in the Coin Laundry Industry

Robert J. Renteria |

The economy is squeezing tight, and people are watching their dollars. In...

Go Back to Basics to Battle Tough Economy

Robert J. Renteria |

Over the past few months, I’ve been away promoting my new book, From the...

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...

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