GreenEarth & Fashion Week Go Hand-In-Hand By: Aaron Newport It goes without saying New York Fashion Week is one of the biggest weeks of the year in the fashion industry. Fashion designers, models, and admirers alike all gather to check out the hottest new trends and witness the eccentric art that is fashion firsthand. Dry cleaners not excluded—in fact dry cleaners are an essential component that allows this train to keep rollin’. We should own it. How cool is it to see GreenEart
One of New York's Coolest Labels Just Showed at a Local Dry Cleaners See full article and watch video here. Raul Solis, the designer behind the buzzy label LRS, held his fifth show on 24th Street and 2nd Avenue in New York City, at Next Cleaners, a dry cleaning chain. After waiting in the aftermath of a rainstorm among a hoard of kicky pant-wearing downtown kids, everyone shuffled inside, and the space turned into a kind of hipster sauna. Despite the heat, the moisture, and the so-close-you-can
Dress donation program ensures all students can go to prom By: Mary Beth Almond | C&G Newspapers | Published February 12, 2018 OAKLAND COUNTY - Rochester Outreach and Charity for Kids, known as ROCKit, is asking local women to give new life to their special dresses for the organization's annual ROCK the Prom dress giveaway. For a third consecutive year, ROCKit is collecting donations of recently worn, floor-length prom dresses, as well as shoes and accessories, for its event - which giv
We’re delighted that you depend on Veribest Cleaners for your clothing care needs. To help us deliver the best results, however, there are things you should do – and should not do – before you bring your soiled garments or linens to Veribest.
OXXO CARE CLEANERS REPORTS STEADY GROWTH AND  LEADS DRY CLEANING INDUSTRY RANKINGS  Hollywood, FL, February 7, 2018- OXXO Care Cleaners®, the environmentally friendly garment cleaning franchise that was first to use Greenearth® solvents while offering 24/7 ATM-style service in a European boutique setting, reported steady growth and impressive rankings in the Franchise and Green categories in 2017.  Specifically, the franchise ranked in Entrepeneur Magazine's Highly Competitive 39th Annu
BLEACHING: Bleaching is a last resort if the stain does not respond to either dry-side or wetside measures. Ordinary 3 percent hydrogen peroxide bleach, available at grocery and drug stores, is the easiest to use. But test the bleach first on an unexposed seam or a sample of the material. Pour some bleach on the sample piece of fabric. Wait five minutes for a reaction. Many white fabrics contain an optical brightener that will turn yellow when bleached. Very bright-colored fabrics may contain optical brightening agents as well; a bleach may cause these colors to become dull.
Dry Cleaners on Social Media? By: Zarah Eads “Why would there be dry cleaners on social media?” Ah, yes. That’s one question I’m a little too familiar with. Well, I’ll start here: 81 percent of Americans had some sort of social media profile in a 2017 gathering (which is a 5 percent jump from 2016). And there are 2.07 billion monthly users on Facebook, alone. BILLION. While all 2.07 billion people won’t be your dry cleaning customer, I think it’s safe
Disruptor of Dry Cleaning Imagine a competitor with a 200,00-sq.-ft. plant that can process 5,000 pieces per hour, targets high income customers in the 25 to 40 age group. This competitor has already raised $130,000 million to fund its growing business and has the goal of capturing 10 percent of the $7 billion U.S. dry cleaning market.  This is not an imaginary competitor. It's Rent the Runway, which aims to replace the closet in the home with a closet in the cloud. A look inside this
Tips for living plastic free in 2018 By: Garry Knox 1 – Bring your own shopping bag Even though in some countries there is a charge for getting a carrier bag from your store, many people bring their own bags JUST for groceries. Start bringing a bag for clothes and other products too. A great way to achieve this is to take a back pack everywhere you go, and store a couple of fabric bags in there too! 2 – Carry a reusable water bottle Again, most back packs have a place to store a bot
Corporate/Hospitality Division Created at Lapels Formed to better serve hotels and restaurants, company notes HANOVER, Mass. - Lapels Dry Cleaning recently announced the formation of a corporate/hospitality division. The new division was formed to better serve hotels, restaurants and corporate accounts that require and/or offer dry cleaning services for guests and staff, it notes. "Several of our locations serve large corporate accounts like Intel, Google, Starwood Lodging and others," says K

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