Store Profiles

Taking the Green Plunge (Part 2 of 2)

Paul Partyka |

Darrel Stadel recently opened the West Plaza Green Laundry in his shopping...

Taking the Green Plunge (Part 1 of 2)

Paul Partyka |

When Darrel Stadel commits to something, he believes in taking it to the...

Making History in San Pedro (Part 2 of 2)

Randy F. Radtke |

Converting any building into a self-service laundry carries a variety of...

Breathing Life into a Century-Old Building (Part 1 of 2)

Randy F. Radtke |

Converting any building into a self-service laundry carries a variety of...

New Country, New Business

Paul Partyka |

When you built your first self-service coin laundry, how far was it from...

No Hard Time for Laundry Customers

Paul Partyka |

OSSINING, N.Y. — The legendary Sing Sing Correctional Facility, which...

Four Times Is the Charm

Paul Partyka |

Unless you’re from Pennsylvania, you might not be aware that Titusville is...

Half a Century and Still Going Strong

Paul Partyka |

It’s not uncommon for children to be asked about what they want to be when...

Coin-Op Beautiful: Four Stores Win Honorable Mentions

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — While the Grand Prize Winner of American Coin-Op’s 2009 Coin-Op...

Coin-Op Beautiful: California Store Takes Top Honors

Paul Partyka |

CHICAGO — The Grand Prize Winner of American Coin-Op’s 2009 Coin-Op...

Impress Your Customers to Boost Drop-Off Revenue

Paul Partyka |

Gene Mueller has been offering drop-off service for about 21 years at his...

Timing Is Everything: Former Salon Owner’s Laundry Is a Cut Above

Paul Partyka |

In 1993, Deborah Miller was a partner in a California hair salon. After...

Dollar Coins or Quarters? Dual Coin Slots Give Customers a Choice

Hannah Miller |

In the 30 washers and 26 dryers at James “Tony” Oxendine’s new laundry in...

Laundry Visits Bring Balance to ER Doctor’s Life

Paul Partyka |

PASCAGOULA, Miss. — While Dr. Eric Lucas may not find everything that...

A Business within a Business: Running a Drop-Off Service as a Separate Entity

Paul Partyka |

Like other owners, Stephen Banko Jr., who has spent about five years in...

Expanding Business Is No Small Potatoes

Paul Partyka |

EMMETT, Idaho — Last December, the husband and wife team of Dave and...

Everyday Heroes: Kasim, Owner of the Wash Zone, New Orleans

Dawn Nagle |

NEW ORLEANS — Casey Kasim, owner of the Wash Zone, New Orleans, remains...

Everyday Heroes

Dawn Nagle |

NEW ORLEANS — Driving through the 9th Ward in New Orleans, I was...

Building a Foundation

Paul Partyka |

SANTA PAULA, Calif. — When Chris Malcolm opened his first coin laundry...

The 10-Year Plan

Paul Partyka |

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — You have probably heard this story before: An...

Sip, Soak & Surf

Paul Partyka |

CULVER CITY, Calif. — Have you ever thought about making a new mark in the...

On Sovereign Ground

Paul Partyka |

SALAMANCA, N.Y. —When you enter PJ’s Laundry in Salamanca, N.Y., you can’t...

Always Open

Jim Gleeson |

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — Some problems aren’t all that bad. After two years...

Three of a Kind

Michi Trota |

MOSS POINT, Miss. — Danny Santini got into the coin laundry business...

Leading the Way in the Lonestar State (Part I)

Paul Partyka |

HOUSTON — To some, it could have been a recipe for disaster. To others, it...

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