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U.S. Laundry and Linen Service Market, By Services (Drycleaners & Laundries, Uniform Launderers, Linen Launderers, Coin-Operated Laundries), and Geography (NA, EU, APAC, and RoW) – Analysis, Share, Trends, Size, & Forecast From 2014 – 2025

101 Pages | Published Date : June 2019 | Report Code: AV310 | Report Format: PDF


The U.S. laundry and linen service market was valued at USD 28.1 billion by 2017, growing with 1.8% CAGR during the forecast period, 2018-2025

Laundry and linen service market in the U.S. is majorly driven by the growing demand for laundry and linen services among consumers. The market for laundry and linen services is also created from the need or desire of individuals and businesses to outsource laundry services. In the U.S., the majority of households reside in single-unit homes equipped with laundry areas and relevant appliances.

The fastest growth is expected for linen launderers, propelled by continued gains in healthcare establishments and employees as well as foodservice and accommodation revenues. Uniform launderers are also projected to see above-average growth due to gains in retail and foodservice revenues, and accommodation and food establishments and employees. However, most

Services Takeaway

  • Drycleaners & Laundries
  • Uniform Launderers
  • Linen Launderers
  • Coin-Operated Laundries

Among these, Drycleaners & Laundries accounted for the significant revenue share in the U.S. market. Drycleaning is a process for laundering delicate clothing that employs specially manufactured washing machines and chemical solvents instead of water. In particular, providers employ drycleaning machinery, presses, finishing equipment, shirt cabinets, as well as washers and dryers. Whereas, linen launderers predominantly focus on laundering items such as table and bed linens, towels, and diapers; but also launder uniforms, gowns, or lab-type coats, growing with promising growth rate.

Key Vendors Takeaway

The industry is fragmented and features many regional players, as a local presence is required due to the service- intensive nature of the business, which entails direct and frequent interaction with customers. The industry is capital-intensive, serving as a barrier to entry.

The market size and forecast for each segment and sub-segments has been considered as below:

  • Historical Year – 2014 & 2016
  • Base Year – 2017
  • Estimated Year – 2018
  • Projected Year – 2025


  • Traders, Distributors, and Suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • Government and Regional Agencies
  • Research Organizations
  • Consultants
  • Distributors


The scope of this report covers the market by its major segments, which include as follows:


  • Drycleaners & Laundries
  • Uniform Launderers
  • Linen Launderers
  • Coin-Operated Laundries


1.1. Study Scope
1.2. Assumption and Methodology
2.1. Market Snippet
2.1.1. Market Snippet by Service
2.2. Competitive Insights
3.1. Market Drivers
3.1.1. Impact Analysis of Market Drivers
3.2. Market Restraints
3.2.1. Impact Analysis of Market Restraints
3.3. Market Opportunities
3.4. Market Future Trends
4.1. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
4.2. Marketing Strategy Analysis
4.3. Growth Prospect Mapping
4.4. Regulatory Framework Analysis
5.1. Market Share Analysis
5.2. Key Innovators
5.3. Breakdown Data, by Key manufacturer
5.3.1. Established Player Analysis
5.3.2. Emerging Player Analysis
6.1. Overview
6.1.1. Segment Share Analysis, By Service, 2017 & 2025 (%)
6.2. Drycleaners & Laundries
6.2.1. Overview
6.2.2. Market Analysis, Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth Rate, 2014 – 2025, (US$ Million)
6.3. Uniform Launderers
6.3.1. Overview
6.3.2. Market Analysis, Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth Rate, 2014 – 2025, (US$ Million)
6.4. Linen Launderers
6.4.1. Overview
6.4.2. Market Analysis, Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth Rate, 2014 – 2025, (US$ Million)
6.5. Coin-Operated Laundries
6.5.1. Overview
6.5.2. Market Analysis, Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth Rate, 2014 – 2025, (US$ Million)
7.1. First US Linen Services
7.1.1. Company Snapshot
7.1.2. Financial Performance
7.1.3. Service Benchmarking
7.1.4. Strategic Initiatives
7.2. H2O Linen
7.2.1. Company Snapshot
7.2.2. Financial Performance
7.2.3. Service Benchmarking
7.2.4. Strategic Initiatives
7.3. Rinse
7.3.1. Company Snapshot
7.3.2. Financial Performance
7.3.3. Service Benchmarking
7.3.4. Strategic Initiatives
7.4. EZE Laundry
7.4.1. Company Snapshot
7.4.2. Financial Performance
7.4.3. Service Benchmarking
7.4.4. Strategic Initiatives
7.5. NextDoorWash
7.5.1. Company Snapshot
7.5.2. Financial Performance
7.5.3. Service Benchmarking
7.5.4. Strategic Initiatives
7.6. Wayfair Laundry
7.6.1. Company Snapshot
7.6.2. Financial Performance
7.6.3. Service Benchmarking
7.6.4. Strategic Initiatives
9.1. Research Methodology
9.2. References
9.3. Abbreviations
9.4. Disclaimer
9.5. Contact Us

List of Tables
TABLE List of data Services
TABLE Market drivers; Impact Analysis
TABLE Market restraints; Impact Analysis
TABLE U.S. Laundry and Linen Service market: Service snapshot (2018)
TABLE Segment Dashboard; Definition and Scope, by Service
TABLE U.S. Laundry and Linen Service market, by Service, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

List of Figures
FIGURE U.S. Laundry and Linen Service market segmentation
FIGURE Market research methodology
FIGURE Value chain analysis
FIGURE Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
FIGURE Market Attractiveness Analysis
FIGURE Competitive Landscape; Key company market share analysis, 2018
FIGURE Service segment market share analysis, 2017 & 2025
FIGURE Service segment market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)
FIGURE Drycleaners & Laundries market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)
FIGURE Uniform Launderers market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)
FIGURE Linen Launderers market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)
FIGURE Coin-Operated Laundries market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)

The objective of this report is to describe the market trends and revenue forecasts for the market for the upcoming years. The report focuses on defining and describing the key influencing factors for the growth of the market. It also offers an in-depth analysis of the market size (revenue), market share, major market segments, different geographic regions, key market players, and premium industry trends.
The report tracks the major market events including Service launches, technological developments, mergers & acquisitions, and the innovative business strategies opted by key market players. Along with strategically analysing the key micro markets, the report also focuses on industry-specific drivers, restraints, opportunities and challenges in the market. The scope of this report covers the market by its major segments.

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• Thorough analysis of relevant statistical data to estimate the market paradigms
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  • Official company’s website, financial and annual reporting
  • Government statistical data
  • Online publishing articles
  • Industry player’s investor presentations
  • Economic news articles
  • National and international trade associations
  • The financial, business, and mainstream press
  • Industry study groups and semiofficial sources
  • Informative channels related to the market topics

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For forecasting, the following parameters were considered:

  • Market drivers and restraints along with their current and expected impacts
  • Technological scenario and expected developments
  • Trends in the consumer behaviors
  • End-user industry trends

We have assigned weights to above-mentioned parameters and quantified their market impacts using the weighted average analysis, to derive an expected market growth rate.

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