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Drycleaning & Laundry Institute celebrates 90 years

“In news that it titles Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI) Graduates Return to the Workplace, both the Introduction to Drycleaning and Advanced Drycleaning's 369th classes were completed earlier this spring, reports DLI. “We’re celebrating 90 years,” says Harry Kimmel, communications director for the Institute. “DLI’s school of drycleaning technology began operations in 1927. The Institute has offered courses every year since, except for a brief interruption during World War II,” he notes,” Read more here. Pilgrim Cleaners is family owned and operated too! We care about our customers. Give us a call today at 612-861-1697 or visit our website for more information. ...
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The future of the dry cleaning industry

“Where were you in the summer of ’22?” That’s 2022. We’re talking in past tense about a point in time five years from today. But by that time, changes in the fabricare industry that are already forming on the horizon will come to pass. You’ll have evolved your business and adjusted with the market. That’s not mere time-travel talk. It’s, in fact, what dry cleaners have been doing since cleaning began: adapting with their times. Changing. Creating new dynamics,” Read more here. Pilgrim Cleaners is family owned and operated too! We care about our customers. Give us a call today at 612-861-1697 or visit our website for more information. ...
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Virtual franchisee business model in the dry cleaning industry

“Press Cleaners, founded here in 2015, offers a modern approach to the old-school laundry and drycleaning business, it says, and is expanding to four more markets. “Press is leading a technology-driven revolution in the laundry and drycleaning business,” says Ryan Harmon, co-founder and CEO. “Our goal is to shake up an industry that truly needs a 21st century dose of innovation.” The firm already has signed up what it calls “virtual franchisees” in Lubbock and Oklahoma City, and is negotiating with others to enter the Dallas-Fort Worth and San Antonio markets, the company reports,” Read more here. Pilgrim Cleaners is family owned and operated too! We care about our customers. Give us a call today at 612-861-1697 or visit our website for more information. ...
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