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PlanetLaundry, the magazine of the Coin Laundry Association, brings to you our podcast -- articles and interviews to make the pages of our magazine come to life. Subscribe to PlanetLaundry at www.planetlaundry.com/subscribe.

PlanetLaundry, the magazine of the Coin Laundry Association, brings to you our podcast -- articles and interviews to make the pages of our magazine come to life. Subscribe to PlanetLaundry at www.planetlaundry.com/subscribe.

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PlanetLaundry, the magazine of the Coin Laundry Association, brings to you our podcast -- articles and interviews to make the pages of our magazine come to life. Subscribe to PlanetLaundry at www.planetlaundry.com/subscribe.

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English

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Episodes

PlanetLaundry Podcast Episode 23: An Interview with Larry Adamski

10/1/2021
Welcome to the PlanetLaundry Podcast – brought to you by PlanetLaundry, the magazine of the Coin Laundry Association. In this episode, PlanetLaundry Editor Bob Nieman interviews Larry Adamski, the long-time owner of Muskegon Laundromat in Muskegon, Mich. At 71, Larry has been a thriving laundry operator for more than 50 years. In this edition, Bob discusses with Larry how today’s laundromats have evolved from the stores of 50 years ago, how his particular laundry operation is different...

Duration:00:26:44

PlanetLaundry Podcast Episode 22: An Interview with Daniel Sofranko

9/14/2021
Welcome to the PlanetLaundry Podcast – brought to you by PlanetLaundry, the magazine of the Coin Laundry Association. In this episode PlanetLaundry Editor Bob Nieman chats with Daniel Sofranko, the owner of Perfect Wash – Express Laundry Center, located in Huntington Beach, Calif. This edition of the PlanetLaundry Podcast has been made possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of Continental Girbau: https://www.cgilaundry.com/

Duration:00:34:51

PlanetLaundry Podcast Episode 21: An Interview with Neal Shapiro

6/21/2021
In this episode, you will hear PlanetLaundry Editor Bob Nieman interview Chicago laundromat owner Neal Shapiro. In 2014, Neal – and his wife, Kate – purchased their first laundromat in Chicago. Since then, the Shapiros have become fully immersed in the laundromat business. Neal and Kate are members of the Coin Laundry Association and the LaundryCares Foundation. Additionally, Neal is on the Board of Directors of both organizations. In addition to their self-service laundry business, the...

Duration:00:34:48

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 20: Interview with Yvette Morton Williams

4/1/2021
In this episode, you will hear our editor Bob Nieman interview Yvette Morton-Williams, a result-oriented business owner with over ten years in the coin laundry industry. Yvette owns three laundromats in the Atlanta Metro area, is a powerful business leader coming from the pharmaceutical industry, and serves the vended laundry community as one of the newest members of the CLA’s Board of Directors. We hope you enjoy this conversation. We invite you to listen to more PlanetLaundry Podcasts at...

Duration:00:44:58

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 19: "How's Business" with the Laundry Doctor

2/24/2021
In this episode, Brian Wallace, President/CEO of the Coin Laundry Association interviews Jeff Gardner, the Laundry Doctor. You may recognize Jeff as a regular columnist in PlanetLaundry. Jeff is a laundromat owner, pickup-and-delivery business operator, and wash-dry-fold expert. In this “How’s Business” segment, we learn about Jeff’s origin story as a business owner, how he’s become a student of all things laundry, and how he’s taken his business from a small wash-dry-fold operation to a...

Duration:00:46:01

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 18: Interview with "The Laundromat Millionaire"

1/29/2021
In this episode of the PlanetLaundry Podcast, Editor Bob Nieman interviews "The Laundromat Millionaire" Dave Menz, owner and operator of Queen City Laundry, a chain of full-service full-attended stores in Cincinnati, OH. This podcast is brought to you by Continental Girbau: https://www.cgilaundry.com/ Subscribe to PlanetLaundry at www.planetlaundry.com/subscribe.

Duration:01:13:03

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 17: Venturing in the Future

12/31/2020
Welcome to the Planet Laundry Podcast! This message is brought to you by PlanetLaundry, the magazine of the Coin Laundry Association. In this episode you will hear our editor Bob Nieman interview Peter Stern, managing director of Clean Ventures, a newly formed venture capital fund create to attract and invest in growth-stage laundry companies. You can read the entire story, “Venturing in the Future” in the January 2020 edition of the magazine: https://www.planetlaundry.com/subscribe

Duration:00:24:06

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 16: Here's to Your Health

12/3/2020
Welcome to the Planet Laundry Podcast! This message is brought to you by PlanetLaundry, the magazine of the Coin Laundry Association. In this episode you will hear our editor Bob Nieman interview Tim McNichols of LIG Solutions, the newest healthcare insurance program added to CLA Business Solutions. You can read the entire story, “Here’s To Your Health” in the December 2020 edition of the magazine: www.planetlaundry.com/subscribe

Duration:00:18:05

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 15: How's Business During COVID-19?

11/6/2020
In this episode, the conversation between PlanetLaundry Editor Bob Nieman and Brian Wallace, President/CEO of the Coin Laundry Association, continues in this "How's Business?" segment where questions about the coin shortage and other COVID-19 related issues are discussed.

Duration:00:26:19

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 14: How's Business with LaundryCares?

11/4/2020
In this episode, PlanetLaundry editor Bob Nieman interviews CLA's President/CEO about the latest information pertaining to the LaundryCares Foundation, the Coin Laundry Association's 501(c)3 charity, and LaundryCare's mission to foster literacy through everyday spaces such as laundromats.

Duration:00:10:31

Planet Laundry Podcast, Episode 13: How's Business?

10/29/2020
In this episode you will hear our editor Bob Nieman interview CLA’s President and CEO Brian Wallace in the first installment of a segment we’re calling, “How’s Business,” a laundry industry information update about a variety of important topics pertaining to the vended laundry business.

Duration:00:19:23

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 12: Knowing Your Audience is the Key to a Strong Advertising Message

10/8/2020
In this episode you will hear from PlanetLaundry columnist Stephen Bean in his series of articles “The Business Mind”. You can read the full story entitled “Knowing Your Audience is the Key to a Strong Advertising Message” in the October 2020 edition of the magazine.

Duration:00:04:42

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 11: Looking Forward by Looking Back

10/5/2020
In this episode you will hear from Dennis Diaz, a digital marketing columnist for PlanetLaundry and owner of SPYNR, a digital marketing agency specializing in laundromats. You can read the full story entitled “Looking Forward by Looking Back” in the October 2020 edition of the magazine.

Duration:00:09:40

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 9: The Formula for Powerful Advertising

9/2/2020
In this episode we will hear PlanetLaundry columnist Stephen Bean place advertising in the context of applied psychology to demonstrate how our messaging can influence the human mind to deliver exceptional results. You can read the full column entitled “The Formula for Powerful Advertising: Don’t Overlook the Impact of Human Psychology on the Success of Your Promotional Campaigns” in the September 2020 edition of the magazine.

Duration:00:07:13

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 10: The Business of Vacation

9/1/2020
In this episode laundromat owner Daniel Sofranko, who operates Perfect Wash Express Laundry Center in Huntington Beach, Calif., discusses how he has leveraged the booming tourism industry of his beachfront marketplace to create a successful and profitable niche for his laundry business. Sofranko details the advantages and disadvantages of his operation’s pickup and delivery service, which focuses of vacation rental laundry. In this episode, he touches on what it’s like to handle vacation...

Duration:00:13:42

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 8: The Next Chapter

7/31/2020
This message is brought to you by PlanetLaundry, the magazine of the Coin Laundry Association. In this episode we will hear PlanetLaundry editor Bob Nieman interview laundromat owner Stephen Gramaglia, a professional in the laundry industry who has become a first-time store owner. You can read the full column entitled “The Next Chapter: Laundry Industry Veteran Stephen Gramaglia Discusses His New Life as a First-Time Store Owner” in the August 2020 edition of the magazine.

Duration:00:48:21

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 7: Building a New Relationship with Consumers

7/15/2020
In this episode, PlanetLaundry contributor Dennis Diaz shares his latest story entitled, Building a New Relationship with Consumers: Customer Service in Todays’ Turbulent, Information-Driven World. Dennis Diaz is a marketing expert and owner of Spynr, a digital marketing agency. Dennis will discuss customer service in today’s turbulent, information-driven world. You can read the full story in the July 2020 edition of the magazine. PlanetLaundry is the magazine of the Coin Laundry...

Duration:00:10:29

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 6: Understanding Our Economic Behavior

7/1/2020
In this episode, PlanetLaundry columnist Stephen Bean shares the latest installment of his column "The Business Mind" entitled, Understanding Our Economic Behavior: How Our Psychological Makeup Impacts Our Financial Decisions. You can read the full story in the July 2020 edition of the magazine. PlanetLaundry is the magazine of the Coin Laundry Association. Subscribe for PlanetLaundry at www.planetlaundry.com/subscribe.

Duration:00:07:14

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 5: Are You Covered?

6/10/2020
In this episode we will hear from Jason Rehor, an account executive with Associated Agencies and your representative for CLA Insurance. Jason can be reached at (847) 427-3524, or email: jrehor@associated.cc. You can read the full story entitled “Are You Covered? What Laundry Owners Need to Know About Their Business Insurance During These Difficult Times” in the June 2020 edition of the magazine.

Duration:00:07:56

PlanetLaundry Podcast, Episode 4: HR in the Age of COVID-19

6/1/2020
In this episode, PlanetLaundry Editor Bob Nieman interviews HR expert Claudia St. John, President of Affinity HR Group for the story "HR in the Age of COVID-19" which can be found in the June 2020 edition of PlanetLaundry, the magazine of the Coin Laundry Association.

Duration:00:29:27