Murray-Vetstein-Kevin-Dubois-450x600Lapels Dry Cleaning CEO Kevin Dubois, right, receives New England Franchise Association’s “Franchise Executive of the Year” award from NEFA President Murray Vetstein. Lapels is an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company with corporate headquarters in Hanover, Massachusetts.


Kevin Dubois, CEO of Lapels Dry Cleaning, an innovative, environmentally friendly dry cleaning company headquartered in Hanover, Massachusetts, recently received the “Franchise Executive of the Year” award from the New England Franchise Association (NEFA). Dubois earned this honor based on his key role in the franchise’s growth, commitment to the environment through its greener dry cleaning processes, its outreach to recruit veterans and it’s efforts in the community.

“Under Kevin’s leadership, Lapels has raised the bar when it comes to its business practices and how much the company and its franchisees give back to the communities they serve,” said Murray Vetstein, president of the New England Franchise Association. “Kevin is a most worthy recipient of Franchisor of the Year.”

Dubois accepted the award at NEFA’s Franchise Relations Summit, held on April 9 at the Hampton Inn in Norwood, Mass.

“Considering the high caliber of franchise executives in NEFA and the area which the association covers—the six New England states—this truly is an honor,” said Dubois.

Lapels has pioneered its eco-friendly dry cleaning experience for the past 10 years.  Using the latest technology in equipment and cleaning solution, Lapels is one of the few dry cleaners in New England able to boast that there is no hazardous waste in their process. Their environmentally-friendly cleaning process has no odor and is gentler on clothes, thus lengthening the life of clothes. At Lapels you can see, feel and smell the difference.

Lapels customers are greeted to a warm and inviting reception area, with friendly customer service representatives, and a full service on-site tailor.

Lapels offers it’s customers Automatic Rewards earning them credit towards free dry cleaning for every dollar they spend, Loyalty Programs, a VIP Program which eliminates the need to wait in line and the use of a 24 Hour Drop Off Service. Same day service is also available with pick-up after 5 pm.

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Each Lapels Dry Cleaning store offers a full slate of services, including: same-day dry cleaning; shirt service; tailoring; shoe repair; wedding gown preservation; suede and leather processing; box storage and fur storage. Lapels Dry Cleaning has stores in Arizona (Gilbert, Phoenix, Chandler), California (Poway), Colorado (Littleton), Connecticut (Cromwell), Louisiana (Monroe, West Monroe), Massachusetts (Abington, Bedford, Boston, Brighton, Cambridge, Dedham, Easton, Framingham, Hanover, Marshfield, Newtonville, Norton, Walpole, Westford, Westwood and Wilmington), Missouri (Wildwood), New Jersey (Brick, Freehold and Verona), Ohio (Liberty Township), Pennsylvania (Bloomsburg), Rhode Island (Lincoln); South Carolina (Myrtle Beach, Pawleys Island, Forest Village); Texas (Arlington). Additional locations coming soon to Franklin, MA, Quincy, MA, Oklahoma City, OK and Brownsville, TX.

Lapels Dry Cleaning has been ranked in Entrepreneur’s 26th Annual “Franchise 500” as well as Entrepreneur’s “Top 50 New Franchises,” identifying Lapels Dry Cleaning as one of today’s top franchise opportunities. Entrepreneur’s “Franchise 500” is the best and most comprehensive rating of franchises in the world and is based on objective, quantifiable measures of a franchise operation.

Lapels Dry Cleaning corporate offices are located at 962 Washington Street, Hanover, MA 02339.

To learn more about franchise opportunities with Lapels Dry Cleaning, call toll free (866) 695-2735 or email Additional information and up-to-date company news can also be found on the company’s Web site,

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