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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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New York state proposing changes to chemicals in dry cleaning

“The state is proposing changes to rules for dry cleaners for the first time in 20 years that are aimed at reducing potential leaks of a carcinogenic dry cleaning chemical. Rules proposed by the state Department of Environmental Conservation target the use of perchloroethylene (PCE, also known as "perc"), a cleaning solvent that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said can cause cancer. The rules would build on federal requirements that older dry cleaning machines that use PCE no longer be used after December 2021,” 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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Dry cleaning industry coming up with new ways to attract customers

“Rafiq Karimi Jr. isn't about to let anything or anyone get in the way of cleaning clothes. Not consumers wearing lower-maintenance casual clothes to work. Not retailers selling inexpensive "disposable" fashions. Not telecommuters staying in their jammies. Not smoking bans lessening the need for trips to the cleaners. Certainly not garment-makers replacing silk, wool and other delicates with cotton and polyester blends that hold up to laundering in standard washing machines.” 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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