Led by Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) Enterprise Section, Loughborough University is supporting the launch of a new sustainable clothing initiative, Suitably Dressed. The project aims to support students who may not have the funds to purchase a new outfit for a work interview or formal event. The scheme...

How Well Do You Know Jim Douglas? Story by Cleaner and Launderer I have been wanting to write about Jim Douglas for quite some time. Jim is known as co-founder of GreenEarth Cleaning and also co-founder of Prestige Cleaners, Sacramento. But what else do I know about Jim? I...

The Plastic Soup Foundation has been at the center of efforts to stop the plastic pollution of our oceans. Efforts to remove macro-plastic waste have begun and are highly visible. However, millions of microplastic fibers are released into the world's wastewater treatment systems when garments containing...

HANOVER, Mass. — Lapels Dry Cleaning, An innovative, environmentally-friendly drycleaning company, has opened a full-service, dry cleaning satellite store at 5025 Church Rd., Suite 105, in Olive Branch, Miss., it notes. Olive Branch is a town of about 30,000 residents located south of Memphis just over the Tennessee...

Did You Know: President Ford Was Sworn In Wearing a Suit Cleaned by Presto Valet? The dry cleaner has been removing spots in Alexandria for 68 years! By James Cullum ALEXANDRIA, VA- In the middle of the night on August 8, 1974, Buddy Gritz got a call from...

Stylish Quarry Walk Lands ‘Care Cleaners’ Progressive neighborhood in Oxford, Conn., sees new OXXO store open OXFORD, Conn. — “Connecticut is a great market,” says Dennis Cardona, store owner of the newest OXXO Care Cleaners® at 300 Oxford Rd. in an upscale neighborhood here called Quarry Walk, the firm...

Shout Out: Fahim Zuberi, owner of Lapels Dry Cleaning in Wilmette Fahim Zuberi worked in the airline industry for more than 20 years, but always had an interest in running his own business. Last September, he got his opportunity to be an entrepreneur when he opened...

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an environmentally friendly dry-cleaning franchise headquartered in Hanover, recently opened its Waltham location to help the American Heart Association celebrate national Heart Health in February. Lapels’ specific donation was dry cleaning services for 1,500 red stocking caps knitted by volunteers and distributed to...

The pioneering “experiential dry cleaning” franchise drives drop store and business conversion trend across Orlando Orlando, FL, April 30, 2019 — OXXO Care Cleaners® , the most innovative, environmentally friendly garment cleaning franchise  founded on the “We Care” philosophy, today announced its latest expansion initiative in Orlando, FL.  Fueled by...

Live Life Bold! … In Banners! (Part 1) Like one drycleaning owner in Encino, Calif. did What do you do if a high-end grocery store stands behind your drycleaning location? Your business, by the hand of fate, doesn’t happen to face the upscale store, which has a large parking...

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