Franchises Keep Buying Up Other Franchises. Here’s Why the Big Are Getting Bigger.

Entrepreneur Magazine did a focus article on Clean Franchise Brands, franchisor of Lapels Cleaners, and it was published in the October edition of their magazine.  Great read on the benefits of belonging to a large franchisor entity. Read More: Entrepreneur - Franchises Keep Buying Up Other Fra...

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Lapels Buys Martinizing Brands to Form Largest Dry Cleaner

Thank you Franchise Times for this great coverage! Lapels Cleaners formed a new parent company, Clean Franchise Brands, and purchased five companies under the Martinizing Dry Cleaning umbrella. Backed by private equity firm Greybull Stewardship, Clean Franchise Brands now has more than 500 stores in...

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Lapels Cleaners becomes largest dry cleaner on the planet! In one clean sweep, it acquired Martinizing Dry Cleaning, 1-800-DryClean, Pressed4time, Dry Cleaning Station and Bizziebox, uniting all these brands under a new corporate entity, Clean Franchise Brands.

Lapels Cleaners (“Lapels”), an environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, and its equity partner, Greybull Stewardship, L.P. (“Greybull”), are pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Martinizing Dry Cleaning, 1-800-DryClean, Pressed4time, Dry...

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A warm clothing connection. Lapels Cleaners of Wilmette completes second annual winter gear drive with Connections for the Homeless

Lapels Cleaners of Wilmette, located at 819 Ridge Road in Wilmette, wrapped up its second annual winter gear drive to benefit Connections for the Homeless and the people it works with in the northern Chicago suburbs. Lapels Cleaners of Wilmette is a franchise of Lapels Cleaners, an innovative, envir...

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The Future of Dry Cleaning® comes to Western Massachusetts

Lapels Cleaners, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, recently announced the conversion of the Best Cleaners at 300 Tyler Street in Pittsfield to Lapels Cleaners of Pittsfield. Best Cleaners Owner Dalip Kapur completed the conversion a...

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Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 500 Franchises

Entrepreneur Magazine names Lapels Cleaners to Franchise 500

In a year that’s redefined normal, Lapels Cleaners, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, took what’s become its normal place on Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500. For 2021, Lapels Cleaners ranking 397 out of nearly 4,000 Fran...

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Building Through the Uncertainty and Thriving, with Lapels Cleaners President and CEO Kevin Dubois

Using the Hub and Spoke Model to Create a Multi-unit Franchise Powerhouse

Kevin Dubois talks about how he was able to create a cultural shift and change the game for Lapels Cleaners. In 2012, Kevin Dubois became the President and the CEO of Lapels Cleaners when he bought the business from his partner. He saw the future and potential of dry cleaning. Since then, Kevin has ...

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The future of dry cleaning goes digital. Lapels Cleaners accelerates digital campaign, retains ClickTecs

Lapels Cleaners, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, recently retained the services of ClickTecs. Based in Missisauga, Ontario in Canada, ClickTecs is a Digital Marketing agency with a specialty in developing digital campaigns for cli...

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Building Through the Uncertainty and Thriving, with Lapels Cleaners President and CEO Kevin Dubois

Building Through the Uncertainty and Thriving, with Lapels Cleaners President and CEO Kevin Dubois

Kevin Dubois, the President & CEO of Lapels Cleaners, shares his journey leading into franchising and the lessons he’s learned along the way that ultimately allowed him and his team to scale Lapels the right way. He also brings high-level insights into the dry cleaning industry, specifically h...

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The future of dry cleaning celebrates a birthday. Lapels Cleaners of Fort Mill and Lapels Cleaners of Charlotte (Berewick) celebrate 1st anniversary.

DATELINE: FORT MILL, SC, CHARLOTTE, NC, and HANOVER, MA When you start a new business, even a franchise, you expect there to be a few bumps in the road. A pandemic is another story. Yet in celebrating the one-year anniversary of his two locations--Lapels Cleaners of Fort Mill, South Carolina and ...

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