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Marketing Your Coin Laundry Across Generations

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Every coin laundry business needs to consider its target audience when developing a marketing strategy. And, unlike other businesses, the clientele of a coin laundry truly spans generations. Some laundry owners forget that they must attract a wide range of customers to bring in the business needed to sustain their operations.


Improve Your Hotel Laundry

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Are you looking for ways to improve your hotel laundry? Whether you own a small boutique inn or manage a large hotel, there is always room for improvements in efficiency, sustainability, and costs. Lakeside Laundry is experienced in hotel laundry management and can work closely with you to realize improvements like the following:


Laundry Industry Turning to Automation

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“Automation is seen in the production of cars and trucks, food and beverage processing, even in flying an airplane. The laundry industry has turned to automation as well. A main objective of laundry automation is to reduce labor costs by reducing the ‘number of physical touches’ that employees have with the linen, which results in increasing PPOH (pounds per operator hour).”


Report Shows Self-Service Laundry Industry Growing

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The most recent quarterly report from ITR Economics indicates an accelerated growth phase for the self-service laundry industry.


3 Improvements for Your Laundry Operations in 2017

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As the year ends, it is a good time for laundry owners to assess the condition of their equipment, their space—whether it is a coin laundry or an on-premises laundry facility—and their overall operations. Make note of any changes to make in 2017, like these:


August 2016 Service School

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Lakeside Laundry Equipment recently held a Service School at our commercial laundry equipment facility in Bedford, as we do periodically throughout the year.


Advice for Younger Generation of Laundry Managers

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To successfully run a laundry facility, whether a coin laundry or a multi-housing laundry, takes a certain skill set. You must be committed to customer service and engagement, have a solid grasp on the ways in which the laundry industry is changing, and an understanding of every job within the laundry service industry. But what skills will be most important for the next […]


3 Tips for Success with Coin Laundry

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Whether you just opened your coin-operated laundry facility, or you’ve been in business for years, it can’t hurt to make note of these 3 tips for success:


7 Reasons to Open a Coin Operated Laundry

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If you are looking for an additional revenue stream that affords you some flexibility and a guaranteed income, a coin-operated laundry facility is a great option. We have compiled a quick list of the top 7 reasons to consider entering the commercial laundry business by opening a coin store.


5 Ways to Keep Laundromat Customers Happy

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One factor is key to the ongoing and long-term success of any coin-operated laundry or laundry facility--repeat business. You need customers to come back, again and again, to use your facility to fulfill their laundry needs, and you need them to spread a favorable word to their friends and family members. So how can you keep customers coming back? Make a strong first […]