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Wait, How Did Dry Cleaning Get So Expensive?

·5 min read
Wait, How Did Dry Cleaning Get So Expensive?

Dry cleaners, already under threat from a dramatic decline in their business because of the pandemic, are raising prices. Operators and owners of dry cleaners say the prices of starch, steam irons, clothes hangers and utilities such as natural gas have climbed in the past year. Many dry cleaners have closed their business.