The National : DRY CLEANER MAY 2017
14 THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL DRYCLEANER & LAUNDERER MARCH APRIL MAY 2017 and drycleaning. There are others who mow lawns, do shopping, cook meals. “You can adapt your business to accommodate people with disability and you can successfully own and run a business if you have a disability,” Phil said. POPULATION, DEMOGRAPHICS AND TECHNOLOGY The Lyons’ have recently introduced new technology at Pride’s Islington store. In 2016 they installed a RedBox automated self-service drop off and collection point to enable 24/7 access. Clients have taken to the 24/7 Redbox very naturally, and Phil noted “Mum has starting letting the kids operate it, which is a bit of a thrill for them.” Flying out and forgot to pick up? Just drop by and activate the 24/7 pick up door. You will need to be registered and have your credit card details and other identifying information available but once you are set up ... so easy. “We want to be easy to use, for all of our customers. Our customer demographic is broad. Redbox is great for customers who are not 9- 5ers. The area has a great many shift workers and young professionals. It is a young area. Islington is a real lifestyle area. Easy access to the beach, streets lined with Customers can drop off or retrieve their garments 24/7, thanks to the Red Door which Pride Dry Cleaning & Laundry installed by Barry Deacon. I like the fact that they have emblazoned their shop front and all advertising with their email, website, facebook page and DIA affiliation on three surfaces outside of the shop. The Pride facebook page is a treat, with hints, local news, and the odd joke. The website is very professional though they will be upgrading again shortly. Check them out. firstname.lastname@example.org www.pridedrycleaning.com.au and of course, https://www.facebook.com/pridedrycleaning Jennie and Phil take a lot of PRIDE in their achievements, and have a lot of fun every day thanks to their irreverent sense of humour. This repost is from their facebook page and no, they don’t own the spelling mistake.