Getting a Fresh Start: Out with the Old, In with the New (Year)

December 21, 2018

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.


Things You Thought You Knew About Laundry Design … But Really Didn’t, with Karl Hinrichs

November 27, 2018

Longtime distributor and multi-store owner Karl Hinrichs takes a common-sense approach to washer/dryer placement and customer workflow.


Finding and Keeping Good Laundromat Employees, with Brian Brunckhorst

October 30, 2018

San Francisco Bay Area multi-store owner Brian Brunckhorst shares tips for hiring and training attendants, enabling them—and you—for success.


Textile Care Times Three

September 25, 2018

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.


Let’s Get to Know: Multi-Store Owner, Author and Podcaster Ken Barrett

August 28, 2018

Multi-store owner Ken Barrett talks about being industry-inquisitive and sharing what he’s learned through writing, podcasting and YouTube.


What 40 Years in Business Teaches You, with Paul Russo

July 24, 2018

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.


Goin’ with Cohen: Meet the Man Behind the Wheel

June 26, 2018

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


When There is History There

May 29, 2018

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.


Breaking Down the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for Vended Laundries

March 27, 2018

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


Laundry Sales Tax: Is Your State Next?

January 29, 2018

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