Consumer Tracker Raises Hopes for Dining-In Renaissance

11/18/2022

Prospects are dubious for restaurant patrons to return to previous high levels of dining in versus carrying out. Dining in is likely to grow from current levels, however, as some defection to takeout subsides and the overall restaurant market grows. A leading consumer trend analyst who advises foodservice operators offered this forecast in a Nov. 1 webinar.

Survey Results to be Presented at Healthcare Conference

11/04/2022

TRSA recently conducted the Healthcare Laundry Benchmarking Survey with the goal of providing a valuable business planning tool for healthcare laundry operators and to provide a resource to the healthcare sector. Specific operational, financial and strategic questions were developed by the TRSA Healthcare Committee and TRSA staff leadership in conjunction with the Mackay Research Group, a third-party research firm that conducted the benchmarking survey.

Compensation Survey Updated with HR Managers’ Input

09/02/2022

TRSA’s Human Resources Committee reviewed the TRSA Plant Employee Compensation study and recommended updates to the survey to make it more current and more likely to be filled out by human resources (HR) departments. For example, revising the survey to include salary and hourly rates in ranges, instead of exact numbers, allows more HR managers to be able to complete the survey.

Call for Data: TRSA’s Industry Financial Benchmarking Study

07/08/2022

TRSA is urging operators to complete the 2022 TRSA Industry Performance Report (IPR) survey. Participation in the IPR survey creates industrywide financial data that provides intel on the linen, uniform and facility services market so operators can identify strategies, markets and best practices to facilitate growth and long-term success. TRSA members who participate receive an individualized industry performance report (IPR) for easy comparison with competitors free of charge.

Respondents Note Revenues Trending Up in Latest Baird Survey

06/29/2022

Robert W. Baird & Co. and TRSA recently released the June 2022 (Second-Quarter 2022) Uniform & Linen Rental Survey. The results noted rising revenues among survey respondents in the second quarter as well as a positive growth outlook among both uniform rental and linen rental operations.

Survey Seeks Opinions on How to Improve TRSA Services

06/24/2022

A survey is underway of linen, uniform and facility services operators and supplier partners to guide TRSA in better serving you. Results will help guide future decisions about benefits and TRSA’s communication vehicles. The questionnaire is similar to membership surveys of recent years, with added emphasis on identifying the key issues likely to affect the industry’s success in the next three years.

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