January 30, 2019
Can’t-Miss Site Selection Strategies
Bryan Maxwell, from distributor Western State Design, surveys the landscape and talks factors to consider when choosing the ideal location for your Laundromat.
December 26, 2018
Getting a Fresh Start: Out with the Old, In with the New (Year)
Columnist and retired NYC Laundromat owner Paul Russo talks year-end/new-year tasks and deciding what it will take to have a successful 2019.
November 28, 2018
Things You Thought You Knew About Laundry Design … But Really Didn’t, with Karl Hinrichs
Longtime distributor and multi-store owner Karl Hinrichs takes a common-sense approach to washer/dryer placement and customer workflow.
October 31, 2018
Finding and Keeping Good Laundromat Employees, with Brian Brunckhorst
San Francisco Bay Area multi-store owner Brian Brunckhorst shares tips for hiring and training attendants, enabling them—and you—for success.
September 26, 2018
Textile Care Times Three
Host Bruce Beggs compares textile care industry tales and trends with fellow editors Tim Burke of American Drycleaner and Matt Poe of American Laundry News.
August 29, 2018
Let’s Get to Know: Multi-Store Owner, Author and Podcaster Ken Barrett
Multi-store owner Ken Barrett talks about being industry-inquisitive and sharing what he’s learned through writing, podcasting and YouTube.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.