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You Have To Be Hungry for Success

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — To succeed, you have to be willing to do the things today that...

Distributor Relationship Advice

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — One of the pivotal relationships for your business is...

Family Business Can Mean Trouble

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — As many of you don’t reside in Massachusetts, I thought...

Rethinking Your Business Plan

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — Many times we think we have everything figured out, that all is...

Grow Your Laundry One Little Idea at a Time

Howard Scott |

PEMBROKE, Mass. — Just like your business grows one customer at a time,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — During the past several years, our industry, like other...

Motivating Employees

Howard Scott |

CHICAGO — You might have one or two employees. They’re not highly paid....

Making Choices; Following the ‘Success’ Formula

Robert J. Renteria |

CHICAGO — During the past year, numerous people have asked me the same...

On Second Thought

Howard Scott |

CHICAGO — I recently received an interesting e-mail from a Laundromat...

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