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Dryclean Depot


Dryclean Depot is a national dry cleaning chain with a strong one-price concept, $2.29 . Dryclean Depot’s philosophy of high quality, excellent service and a low price has helped the brand expand throughout the country, washing away the competition. Dryclean Depot franchises are high volume, high technology businesses with large, modern, environmentally friendly stores that put customers in a comfortable, relaxed frame of mind. Dryclean Depot aims to surpass its customers expectations every day in every way.

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Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
$661,250 - $1,174,000
Franchise fee
Units in operation


Dry cleaning is one of the fastest growing, most profitable industries in the country, racking up $5.5 billion in revenues per year. A Dryclean Depot franchise is a well-designed, efficient dry cleaning plant. Dryclean Depot locations are environmentally friendly designs, and the machinery is of the highest quality. Franchisees receive thorough training from the company, including a training period of 60 to 90 days in another franchise or at the corporate store, teaching everything you will need to know to operate a successful business, including dry cleaning and laundry production, customer service, machine maintenance and personnel management. Franchisees receive exclusive territories with population of at least 100,000 people.

Dryclean Depot Franchise Opportunities – History

Dryclean Depot was founded in 1979 by Randy M. Lievan, who serves as the company CEO. Lievan saw the need for a dryclean and laundry service with a one-price concept, and opened the first Dryclean Depot in California with a philosophy of good price, high quality and excellent service. His business idea has spread to locations in Maryland, Michigan and Virginia, with plans for further franchises throughout the United States.

Dryclean Depot Franchise Cost / Initial Investment / Dryclean Depot

Franchise Income

The total initial investment to open a Dryclean Depot ranges from $1.2 to $2.5 million, depending on location, size of store and cost of real estate. A 6% royalty and advertising fee on gross monthly receipts is paid to the company in the first four years of operation, increasing to 7% for the remainder of the franchise agreement.

Dryclean Depot Business Opportunities: Other Information

Historically, women have been charged more to dryclean their garments than men, but not at Dryclean Depot, where women are charged the same low price of $2.29 for any garment, same as men.

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