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Create a Comfortable, Cozy Place (Part 1)

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — There is a Laundromat in Jasper, Alberta, Canada, named...

Open-Air Relic Still Powers On (Conclusion)

Laurance Cohen |

VERO BEACH, Fla. — As cold winter winds begin to howl across the northern...

Open-Air Relic Still Powers On (Part 1)

Laurance Cohen |

VERO BEACH, Fla. — As cold winter winds begin to howl across the northern...

Is It Time to Raise Your Wash/Dry/Fold Price? (Conclusion)

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — About 60% of Laundromats offer some version of wash-dry-...

Is It Time to Raise Your Wash-Dry-Fold Price? (Part 1)

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — About 60% of Laundromats offer some version of wash-dry-...

Stainless Steel and Silver Balls (Conclusion)

Laurance Cohen |

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — As The Who song goes, He’s a pinball wizard/There has to...

Stainless Steel and Silver Balls (Part 2)

Laurance Cohen |

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — As The Who song goes, He’s a pinball wizard/There has to...

Stainless Steel and Silver Balls (Part 1)

Laurance Cohen |

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — As The Who song goes, He’s a pinball wizard/There has to...

Benefits of an ‘Errand Path’ Location (Conclusion)

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — Choosing a location for a new Laundromat or to relocate...

Benefits of an ‘Errand Path’ Location (Part 1)

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — Choosing a location for a new Laundromat or to relocate...

Goin’ with Cohen: From Duds ’N Suds to Clean Laundry (Conclusion)

Laurance Cohen |

WATERLOO, Iowa — When word reached me that Phil Akin was back in laundry,...

Goin’ with Cohen: From Duds ’N Suds to Clean Laundry (Part 1)

Laurance Cohen |

WATERLOO, Iowa — When word reached me that Phil Akin was back in laundry,...

For Sidelines, Think Alterations (Conclusion)

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — The Laundromat industry operates by rote. We fill the...

For Sidelines, Think Alterations (Part 1)

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — The Laundromat industry operates by rote. We fill the...

Take a Free Ride on the Su Nueva Lavanderia Express (Conclusion)

Laurance Cohen |

CHICAGO — At Su Nueva Lavanderia, there are plenty of freebies: free dry,...

Take a Free Ride on the Su Nueva Lavanderia Express (Part 1)

Laurance Cohen |

CHICAGO — At Su Nueva Lavanderia, there are plenty of freebies: free dry,...

Transferring Laundromat Ownership to Your Child (Conclusion)

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — You’ve owned your Laundromat business for 35 years. You’...

Transferring Laundromat Ownership to Your Child (Part 1)

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — You’ve owned your Laundromat business for 35 years. You’...

Sales are Up, Profits are Down—But Why?

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — Your Laundromat had a good year. Sales rose 4%....

Profiting from a Captive Audience

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — Let’s think out of the box for a minute. Your business...

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