The Future of Dry Cleaning Comes to Oxford

Lapels Dry Cleaning opens at 3010 Old Taylor Road, Oxford, MS

October 03, 2016 // // OXFORD, MS and HANOVER, MA - Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, will open a full-service, environmentally friendly dry cleaning plant at 3010 Old Taylor Road on October 8.

“We’re extremely excited to bring a sustainable, non-toxic way of dry cleaning clothes to Oxford,” said John Edwards, the owner of Lapels Dry Cleaning of Oxford. “When we open our doors on October 8th, Lapels Dry Cleaning will become the only dry cleaner in Oxford using a 100 percent environmentally non-toxic cleaning solution.”

Opening Lapels Dry Cleaning of Oxford represents a homecoming for Edwards. The Greenville, Mississippi native and Ole Miss grad has been in the oil and gas industry for the past seven years, working and residing in Ohio, Louisiana and Pennsylvania during that time. Edwards will have company in fulfilling his dream of owning his own business. He will be joined in running the business by his fiancé, Ali.

“After I finished college, I went out on a number of job interviews. It was then I thought about owning a business of my own one day and being the one doing the interviewing,” said Edwards. “It took a little longer than anticipated, but I’m so happy to achieve this goal and combine it with two wonderful things: coming home to Oxford and getting married.”

John and Ali have a November 18th wedding planned.

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 non-toxic cleaning alternative, for its newer locations like Lapels Dry Cleaning of Oxford. 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. Lapels also offers a “car hop” service where customers can drop off and pick up their clothing without ever leaving their cars.

Hours at Lapels Dry Cleaning in Oxford are Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm; Saturday 8 am to 5 pm; and Sunday, 12 pm to 3 pm. The grand opening for the new Lapels is scheduled for
November 5.

For complete information on Lapels Dry Cleaning, please visit

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, 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, Burlington, MA, Malden, 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

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 Additional information and up-to-date company news can also be found on the company’s Web site,

SOURCE Lapels Dry Cleaning


Steven V. Dubin
(781) 582-1061


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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.


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