Dry Cleaners in the US: Market Research Report

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Dry Cleaners Market Research Report | NAICS 81232 | Nov 2013

Cleaning up: Strong demand from key markets and improved incomes will support a modest upturn

IBISWorld’s Dry Cleaners market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

While higher costs from environmental regulations will cut into profit, the industry will start to revive in the next five years. Stronger downstream demand from key markets like hospitals, restaurants and hotels will stimulate revenue growth. Furthermore, an improved unemployment rate and higher disposable incomes will spur demand from consumers... purchase to read more

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The Dry Cleaners industry has a very low level market share concentration. In 2013, the top four companies in the industry generated just 2.0% of the industry's revenue. The industry is highly fragmented, the majority of enterprises are family-run companies which employ fewer than five people. Because industry operators must be close to major consumer markets and commercial clients, the industry tends to be highly fragmented and companies operate within a limited geographic scope. Over 90% of companies have just one facility.

Market share concentration declined considerably over the past five years. The decline in market share concentration was due to a slew of bankruptcies that resulted in a number of major players exiting the industry over the five-year period... purchase to read more


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What is the Dry Cleaners Industry?

Establishments in the industry provide dry cleaning and laundering services. Companies may also provide drop-off and pick-up sites for laundries and dry cleaners. In addition, establishments may also offer specialty-cleaning services for garments and textiles such as fur, leather, suede, wedding gowns, draperies and pillows. This industry does not include establishments that offer coin-operated laundering and dry cleaning, nor does it include those offering linen and uniform rentals.

Industry Products
Commercial laundry servicesDry cleaning servicesReselling servicesMaintenance and repair
Industry Activities
Dry cleaningLaundry services

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