Howard Scott

Industry Writer and Drycleaning Consultant

Howard Scott is a longtime industry writer and drycleaning consultant. He welcomes questions and comments, and can be reached by writing Howard Scott, Dancing Hill, Pembroke, MA 02359.

Make This Tax Season Work for Your Benefit

PEMBROKE, Mass. — Tax time is here again. You know the drill. You...

Tumbleweed Monopoly (Part 2 of 2)

MARFA, Texas — A well-known business strategy is to run two businesses...

Tumbleweed Monopoly (Part 1 of 2)

MARFA, Texas — A well-known business strategy is to run two businesses...

In Tough Times, The Tough Get Going

PEMBROKE, Mass. — At almost every Laundromat I stop at these days, I...

Resolving Conflicts

PEMBROKE, Mass. — I recently spent time at a Laundromat and observed...

Creating a Visual Identity

PEMBROKE, Mass. — “Why should I spend money on an identity when I spell...

Building from the Ground Up?

CHICAGO — An American Coin-Op columnist recently suggested that buying...

Motivating Employees

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

On Second Thought

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

Tax Time Can Be a Learning Time

CHICAGO — Can tax time really be right around the corner? You know the...

Embrace Your Customer Base

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

Be More Than Just a Launderer

In many cities and towns across America, especially along the East Coast,...

Update and Improve Profits

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

It's Time To Demand Enthusiasm

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

Being a Problem-Solver

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

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