Healthcare Conference: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges

11/18/2022

More than 150 operator and supplier partner executives serving the healthcare market sector attended TRSA’s 11th Annual Healthcare Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. The two-day conference featured a full day of industry-specific education followed by a tour of Emerald Textiles’ 65,000-square-foot plant in nearby Phoenix.

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.

Operators Optimistic Despite Inflationary Pressures

09/23/2022

Robert W. Baird & Co. and TRSA recently released the results of the September 2022 (Third-Quarter 2022) Uniform & Linen Rental Survey. Both uniform and linen rental executives were optimistic about their growth prospects for the next 12 months, despite continuing inflationary pressures on their business.

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.

New Healthcare Survey Includes Questions on Labor Issues

08/26/2022

TRSA’s Healthcare Committee recently developed the 2022 Healthcare Survey. The data collected will cover healthcare trends, utility statistics, financial benchmarks, customer and employee engagement, as well as infection control, innovation and certification questions.

Hotel Industry on the Rebound in Latest Report

07/31/2022

The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) recently released its Midyear State of the Hotel Industry report, which includes updated forecasts on hotel performance as well as the latest regarding trends in hotel investment and traveler sentiment. The report includes exclusive data and analysis from Oxford Economics, STR, Avendra and JLL, and survey research conducted by Morning Consult, according to a news release.

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