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Did you know that Tide has its own branded chain of dry cleaners? If you live in Leawood or Overland Park in Kansas, you probably already knew. And if you live in Atlanta, Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, Northern Kentucky, or Lexington—you're about to find out. According to Procter & Gamble, the store is expanding and offering individual and multi-unit franchises in those regions.
The Tide Dry Cleaners concept started in Kansas City, Missouri, in 2008 and offers "drive-through services, locker access, a customer rewards program and the GreenEarth cleaning process," reports the Business Courier of Cincinnati. Each new store employs between 15 and 20 people and costs between $652,000 and $897,000 to open—not including the initial franchise fee of $50,000.
· Tide Dry Cleaners [Official Site]
· P&G expanding Tide Dry Cleaners [Business Courier]