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Lapels Dry Cleaning coming to the Motor City

By November 26, 2014 No Comments

Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, recently announced a 16-store development agreement with Shambho, LLC to bring the Future of Dry Cleaning to the greater Detroit area. The first store is slated to open in late first quarter, early second quarter of 2015.

“We’re extremely excited about opening in Detroit as it represents Lapels Dry Cleaning’s first location in Michigan,” said a spokesperson for Shambho, LLC, a Detroit-based development firm that is also multi-unit franchisee of Great Clips hair salons in the area. “Lapels, with its green initiative, truly represents the future of dry cleaning and we think the response from people in greater Detroit will be tremendous.”

Lapels has pioneered its eco-friendly dry cleaning experience over the past dozen years. Most recently, Lapels signed a partnership agreement with GreenEarth®, the dry cleaning industry’s only non-toxic cleaning alternative for its newer locations.  Using these kinds of solutions and the latest technology in equipment, Lapels is one of the few dry cleaners able to boast that there is no hazardous waste in their process. Their environmentally-friendly cleaning process has no odor and is gentler on clothes, thus lengthening the life of clothes.

Lapels Dry Cleaning also sets itself apart with its customer service. Lapels customers are greeted to a warm and inviting reception area, with friendly customer service representatives, and alteration services.

Lapels offers it’s customers Automatic Rewards earning them credit towards free dry cleaning for every dollar they spend, Loyalty Programs, a VIP Program which eliminates the need to wait in line, the use of a 24 Hour Drop Off Service and FREE Home Delivery to all its customers. Same day service is also available with pick-up after 5 pm.

“We’re delighted to sign this agreement with Shambho, LLC as it means more than bringing an environmentally friendlier way to dry clean clothes to the area. It also means jobs,” said Kevin Dubois, CEO of Lapels Dry Cleaning. “We expect to add 100 to 200 jobs to the greater Detroit area as we build our hub & spokes networks.”

For complete information on Lapels Dry Cleaning, please visit www.mylapels.com.

 Lapels Dry Cleaning – Environmentally Friendly Cleaners

Each Lapels Dry Cleaning store offers a full slate of services, including: same-day dry cleaning; shirt service; tailoring; shoe repair; wedding gown preservation; suede and leather processing; box storage and fur storage. Lapels Dry Cleaning has stores in Arizona (Gilbert, Chandler), California (Poway), Colorado (Littleton), Connecticut (Cromwell), Louisiana (Monroe, West Monroe, Delhi, Rayville, Winnsboro), Massachusetts (Abington, Allston, Bedford, Boston, Brighton, Cambridge, Cohasset, Dedham, Easton, Framingham, Franklin, Hanover, Hingham, Marshfield, Natick, Needham, Newtonville, Norton, Quincy, Walpole, Westford, Westwood and Wilmington), Mississippi (New Albany), Missouri (Wildwood), New Jersey (Brick, Freehold and Verona), Ohio (Liberty Township), Oklahoma (Oklahoma City), Pennsylvania (Bloomsburg), Rhode Island (Lincoln); South Carolina (Myrtle Beach, Pawleys Island, Surfside Beach); Texas (Austin, Bee Cave, Brownsville, Cedar Park). Additional locations are coming soon to Jacksonville, FL, Fleming Island, Tampa and Orange Park, FL, Boston Seaport, MA, Scottsdale, AZ, Yuma, AZ, Oxford, MS and Fulton, MS.

Lapels Dry Cleaning has been ranked in Entrepreneur’s 26th Annual “Franchise 500” as well as Entrepreneur’s “Top 50 New Franchises,” identifying Lapels Dry Cleaning as one of today’s top franchise opportunities. Entrepreneur’s “Franchise 500” is the best and most comprehensive rating of franchises in the world and is based on objective, quantifiable measures of a franchise operation.

Lapels Dry Cleaning corporate offices are located at 962 Washington Street, Hanover, MA 02339.

To learn more about franchise opportunities with Lapels Dry Cleaning, call toll free (866) 695-2735 or email sales@lapelsdrycleaning.com. Additional information and up-to-date company news can also be found on the company’s Web site, www.lapelsdrycleaning.com.