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Lapels Dry Cleaning hires Greg Toppi as VP RE/Construction

Lapels Dry Cleaning hires Greg Toppi as VP RE/Construction


December 02, 2016

greg-toppiLapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company based out of Hanover, Mass., recently announced Greg Toppi as its new vice president of real estate and construction. In this role, Toppi will work with new franchise owners to find suitable locations for their Lapels Dry Cleaning plant and/or stores and to facilitate the build-out of those locations.

"We are excited to have Greg aboard to add additional resources to our Franchise Owners as they come on board with the Lapels Franchise system," said Kevin Dubois CEO, of Lapels Dry Cleaning. "Greg will help transition franchise owners from the time they sign an agreement until the day the store opens. He brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge on finding locations, negotiating the best terms for that space and the entire build-out process."

Prior to Lapels Dry Cleaning, Toppi held a similar role with KoKo Fit Clubs, overseeing construction operations for 130 fitness clubs across the United States.

"The construction industry has been trending towards sustainability and green construction for the past several years and I've been a big proponent of that. This opportunity with Lapels is a continuation of that with a company that completely embraces the green concept," said Toppi.

A licensed construction supervisor and real estate professional, Toppi has worked in the construction industry for more than 20 years. Married, he resides with his wife Gena and their two children in Marshfield.

Lapels has pioneered its eco-friendly dry cleaning experience over the past dozen years. Part of that effort includes a partnership agreement with GreenEarth®, the dry cleaning industry's only environmentally non-toxic cleaning alternative. 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.

For complete information on Lapels Dry Cleaning and up-to-date company news, visit www.lapelsdrycleaning.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, Phoenix, Scottsdale), California (Poway), Colorado (Littleton), Connecticut (Cromwell), Florida (Fleming Island, Orange Park, Tampa) Louisiana (Monroe, West Monroe, Delhi, Rayville, Winnsboro), Massachusetts (Abington, Allston, Bedford, Boston, Boston Seaport, South Boston, Braintree, Brighton, Burlington, Cambridge, Canton, Cohasset, Dedham, Easton, Framingham, Hanover, Hingham, Kingston, Marshfield, Martha's Vineyard, Natick, Needham, Newtonville, Norton, Quincy, Stoughton, Walpole, Waltham, Wakefield, Wellesley, Westford, Westwood and Wilmington), Michigan (Rochester Hills, West Bloomfield), Mississippi (New Albany, Tupelo, Oxford, Pontotoc), Missouri (Wildwood), New Jersey (Brick), Ohio (Liberty Township), Oklahoma (Edmond, Oklahoma City), Pennsylvania (Bloomsburg), South Carolina (Myrtle Beach, Pawleys Island), Texas (Bee Cave, Brownsville). Additional locations are coming soon to Boston, MA, Somerville, MA and Somerville, NJ.

Lapels Dry Cleaning has received a number of accolades in the franchise world. That includes being ranked as the number one franchise in the Dry Cleaning and Delivery Services category for Entrepreneur's Annual "Franchise 500" for 2016. 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 has also achieved acclaim in the dry cleaning industry. Lapels Dry Cleaning CEO Kevin Dubois is the co-author of Entrepreneurial Insanity in the Dry Cleaning Business, sold on Amazon.com.

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.