Crunch Time

It’s the last quarter of the year, which is usually the quarter where we grow sales to 120 percent of average sales. But with the Pandemic roaring through the economy, I’m calling this quarter ‘Crunch Time.’  It’s the quarter that I think is going to be the make or break quarter for a lot of […]

Adapting To The New Abnormal

As I write this, summer solstice has passed. We are halfway through this year and swinging back towards winter. Summer is always a brutal time of year for us dry cleaners as vacations mean less people in offices and hot weather means more people in wash ‘n’ wear clothing, all of which usually mean a […]

The New Normal Isn’t

This article should be hitting the market right about the middle of our usual seasonal downturn where cleaners would normally be seeing 50 percent of average weekly sales, or, the summer slump. But, this year, I think the summer slump is going to be much worse than 50 percent of average weekly sales. With so […]