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HappyNest Appoints Customer Experience Director

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest – headquartered in East Greenwich, R.I. – has named Kyle Ricci its new director of customer experience. Most recently, Ricci served as manager of customer success at Upserve, a restaurant customer management platform based in Rhode Island. “The customer experience in our industry is the most essential piece to being successful, and Kyle ...
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HappyNest Launches New Houston Location

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest recently announced its further expansion into the Houston market. “We already have a terrific partner in Glenn Catlin serving the Houston metro area, so to have Stephanie Arnett join us to serve the inner loop community is a huge win for HappyNest,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “Stephanie has been building her Inner Loop ...
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HappyNest Launches New Location in Omaha

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has expanded its reach into Omaha, Neb. “We have several laundry owners who have been using our Springboard platform to manage their local pickup-and-delivery service and who have been very successful growing this piece of their business,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “It makes sense for both parties to come together under one ...
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HappyNest Names Chief Technology Officer

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest Inc. has named Bill Doll its new chief technology officer. Most recently, Doll served as senior vice president and CTO at Ipswitch Inc., prior to the company’s sale to Progress Software in 2019. For the last 12 months, Doll has served as an advisor to HappyNest. “Geoff Fudge and I are thrilled to ...
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HappyNest Launches New Miami Location

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has expanded into the Miami market. “HappyNest has been very successful with our partners in Palm Beach and Broward counties, and we have found another great partner in Miami, which will allow for widespread marketing efforts throughout southeast Florida,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “We are very excited to have Jesson and Jerry ...
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HappyNest Opens New Location in Greater Boston Area

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has expanded its operation into the greater Boston market. “HappyNest has been growing rapidly along the East Coast, but we have been pretty methodical in our search close to our home base in Rhode Island,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “Beatriz Patzan and Jose Piedra worked for HappyNest in the very beginning – ...
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HappyNest Launches New Location in Houston

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has expanded into the Houston market. “HappyNest has made great strides in launching partners east of the Mississippi, and we were ready to move west and Houston is a prime market for our service,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “Glenn Catlin is fairly new to the industry, but with his business experience and ...
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HappyNest Launches New Maryland Location

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has expanded its footprint within Maryland, with a new launch in the Montgomery County market. “Overall, HappyNest has had great success in Maryland,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “However, we had a gaping hole in Montgomery County, and we wanted to be sure we had the best partner possible to fill this void. ...
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HappyNest Opens New Atlanta Location

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest recently announced its further expansion into the Atlanta market. “We have seen early success in the Atlanta market, so this was the perfect time to bring in Miguel Beckles and his team to service the area north of Atlanta,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “With the addition of the Splash Laundromat team, we ...
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HappyNest Launches Chicago Location

Posted June 10, 2020
Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has expanded into the Chicago market. “Having made good inroads along the East Coast and continuing to grow that market, we also want to find the best operators in the Midwest region, and Atukwe Newell and the Bubbleland brand are certainly in that class,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “Atukwe and his family ...
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HappyNest Launches Location in Daytona Beach

Posted May 29, 2020
Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has expanded into the Daytona Beach, Fla., market. “We have made a concerted effort to find the best partners on the east coast of Florida, and we continue that trend with our new partner, Mykal Tairu,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “With the addition of the Daytona Beach area, we are covering virtually ...
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HappyNest Adds New Atlanta Location

Posted April 6, 2020
Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has expanded into the Atlanta market. “Our strategy has been to build out the East Coast of the U.S., and Atlanta is another perfect market for HappyNest,” said company founder John MacKrell. “We discussed the platform with laundromat owner Omer Khan when we first launched, and while he was very interested and in ...
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HappyNest Launches New Florida Location

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has expanded into the Tampa, Fla., market. “We’ve been focused on the east coast of Florida for a few months, and we’ve made great progress there, signing the best production partners in that region,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “Now it’s time to move to the west coast of the state, and Tampa ...
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HappyNest Broadens Brand Expansion

Posted March 9, 2020
Pickup/delivery service partners with several laundry owners throughout U.S. EAST GREENWICH, R.I. — Tech-enabled laundry pickup and delivery service HappyNest continues to expand with the additions of several locations throughout the United States, the company reports. HappyNest has partnered with the following laundry owners in recent weeks to add residential pickup and delivery service to their ...
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HappyNest Launches New Location in Florida’s Broward County

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest recently expanded into Florida’s Broward County market. “We have been very successful at finding the best partners in the Florida market, and Lon Gopie is no different,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “He has built a great business in a short amount of time and is full of ambition to make HappyNest his ...
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Another Great article Highlighting a HappyNest Partner

How I Got Here: Dave Menz Current Position: Dave Menz, 43, is the president and owner of Queen City Laundry in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company: After starting Queen City Laundry in the Spring of 2009, Menz has steadily grown the business to a total of four laundromats. A fifth location is currently underway. In 2016, Menz expanded ...
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HappyNest Launches New Location in Kentucky

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has expanded into the Lexington, Ky., market. “As we build our brand in the southeast region, we have several key markets where we want to find the best operators, and Lexington is one of them,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “Joe Dan and Kelli Reed and their eight Splash ’Em Out laundries dominate the Lexington ...
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HappyNest Expands into Nashville Market

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has launched a new location in Nashville. “Nashville has quickly become one of the hottest spots in the country, and we wanted to be a part of the action,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “The Wash House has quickly become the top laundromat in Nashville, and owner Steve Andrews is the perfect partner to ...
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HappyNest Launches Detroit Location

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest recently expanded into the Detroit market. “We are starting to build our brand in middle America, and Detroit is at the heart of it all,” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “Aaron McLean is a great business owner, very well-known in both the community and laundry industry, and is the perfect partner to run ...
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HappyNest Opens St. Louis Location

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest recently announced its expansion into the St. Louis market. “We have been interested in expansion into middle America since we launched HappyNest, and we feel Graylin Slater and his team will be a great partner for us going forward.” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “Having had the chance to learn about Graylin’s stores ...
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12 Rhode Island Startups to Watch in 2020

It’s nearly the end of not only the year, but also the decade. We at Rhody Inno are celebrating by looking ahead and considering those startups who will lead the ecosystem in 2020. But before we get to that, let’s set the stage. If 2019 is any indication, Rhody’s tech and startup ecosystem is in ...
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HappyNest Pickup/Delivery Service Adds More Locations

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. — Tech-enabled laundry pickup and delivery service HappyNest is continuing its expansion with the addition of locations in Delaware and Florida, the company reports. Leo Shao, owner of Lucky Star Laundromat in Wilmington, Delaware, as well as Edgemont Laundromat in Chester, Pa., says he’s excited about his partnership with HappyNest. “I have been ...
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HappyNest Launches New Florida Location

Laundry pickup-and-delivery service HappyNest has expanded its operations into Florida’s Palm Beach and northern Broward Counties. “LaundryMe! offers outstanding service at competitive prices, which complements our model perfectly,” explained HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “With the addition of the Jupiter, West Palm and Boca Raton areas, we are nearing completion of our expansion along the east coast of Florida. ...
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HappyNest Launches New Location in Fort Pierce, FL

HappyNest, a tech enabled laundry pick-up and delivery service is pleased to announce its expansion into the Treasure Coast, FL area servicing Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach and the surrounding region. “Sunshine Laundry Centers is an ideal partner demographically for us, and from a business perspective we couldn’t have asked for a better ...
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HappyNest Launches in Prince George’s County Maryland

HappyNest, a tech enabled laundry pick-up and delivery service is pleased to announce a new partner in the Prince George’s and Anne Arundel Counties in Maryland. “Matt has built a reputable laundry business in the Prince George’s County market over the past three years and we look forward to helping Matt and his team grow ...
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HappyNest Launches New Location in Monmouth County, New Jersey

HappyNest, a tech enabled laundry pick-up and delivery service is pleased to announce its expansion into Ocean Township, New Jersey. “Ocean Township possesses favorable demographics which make it a logical location for our first New Jersey roll-out.” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell. “The success of our New Jersey expansion will be aided by our partnership ...
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HappyNest Launches New Location in Columbus, OH

HappyNest, a tech enabled laundry pick-up and delivery service is pleased to announce its expansion into the Columbus, OH market. “Laundry Butler of Ohio is an ideal partner demographically and has been a leader in the laundry pickup and delivery business in the Columbus area making this partnership a logical location for our first Ohio ...
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HappyNest Launches New Location in Maryland

HappyNest, a tech enabled laundry pick-up and delivery service is pleased to announce its expansion into the southern Maryland market. “My Laundry Delivered has created a strong presence in the Maryland market over the past five years and we couldn’t be happier to partner with Mark and his team.” said HappyNest founder John MacKrell.“ The ...
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HappyNest Launches New Locations in Ohio, Northern Virginia

Existing businesses adopt laundry pickup and delivery service brand EAST GREENWICH, R.I. — Tech-enabled laundry pickup and delivery service HappyNest recently expanded with new locations in Virginia and Ohio, the company reports. “NOVA (northern Virginia) possesses favorable demographics which make it a logical location for our first Virginia roll-out,” HappyNest founder John MacKrell says of the expansion ...
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