Episode Archive

Episode: 5

July 25, 2018

What 40 Years in Business Teaches You, with Paul Russo

Retired NYC store owner Paul Russo shares lessons learned from four decades in business and previews his new “Pointers from Paulie B” column for the magazine.

Episode: 4

June 27, 2018

Goin’ with Cohen: Meet the Man Behind the Wheel

Get to know Laurance Cohen, author of the popular American Coin-Op column who got his start in self-service laundry at age 8.

Episode: 3

May 30, 2018

When There is History There

A building’s historic makeup led Christy Davis to focus on preservation while also creating the Wash-O-Rama Laundromat for her small Kansas community.

Episode: 2

March 27, 2018

Breaking Down the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for Vended Laundries

Veteran business writer Mark E. Battersby discusses the new tax reform and how coin-ops might benefit.

Episode: 1

January 31, 2018

Laundry Sales Tax: Is Your State Next?

Paul Hansen, Chicago store owner and Illinois Coin Laundry Association president, discusses efforts to keep Laundromats sales tax-exempt nationwide.