July 16, 2015 // Franchising.com // GREENBELT, Md. – ZIPS Dry Cleaning, a staple name in affordable and convenient dry cleaning on the Mid-Atlantic seaboard for years, has opened its newest location in Stafford, VA at 53 Doc Stone Road, Unit 107.
Owner Samer Shalaby, opens the new ZIPS location with a diverse history of business owning including two Salad Creations and one Zaxby’s, as well as a portfolio of day cares, non-franchised restaurants and properties.
“I have been involved in franchises and small businesses for years and upon discovering the convenient and affordable services ZIPS is able to provide its customers, I immediately became interested in becoming an owner,” said Shalaby.
“We are continuing to attract multi-unit and multi-brand entrepreneurs like Mr. Shalaby into the ZIPS system,” said VP of Development Aaron Goldberg. “His experience and passion is sure to make ZIPS Dry Cleaning of Stafford another successful unit.”
ZIPS’ success lies in its one-price model. A customer can have any item of clothing dry cleaned for $2.29. It doesn’t matter if the item is a necktie, a wedding dress or a pair of pants, the price is $2.29, three times less expensive than the industry average. Garments are cleaned on-site, allowing for same-day service.
ZIPS recently signed a 100+ store development deal that will provide new stores throughout the Mid-Atlantic. ZIPS estimates there will be 50 ZIPS Dry Cleaners open and operating by the end of 2015 and as many as 80 by 2017.
Interested in learning more about Multi-Unit and Area Development opportunities with ZIPS? Please visit 321zips.com/franchise.php or call 877-321-ZIPS.
Founded in 1996 and franchising since 2006, ZIPS Dry Cleaners’ successful business model is based on a concept revolutionary to the industry and clearly in high demand to today's dry cleaning customer – dry cleaning that is ready for pick-up the same day it's dropped off and all for a flat-rate price of $1.99. Headquartered in Greenbelt, MD, ZIPS operates 40 stores in the Mid-Atlantic region. For more information, visit www.321zips.com.
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ZIPS, since 1996, began as eight dry cleaners in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., metro area and has grown to more than 40 stores. Find out more.
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