09 - Ten Need to Know Items before Opening a Business by LaundromatHowTo published on 2015-09-15T08:00:47Z The percentage of small businesses that fail during the first few years is actually a very sad number. Thousands of people have a dream and open a small business. They have the dream but not all of the information. This list has been developed from my own experience. I currently operate a chain of successful Laundromats and was fortunate enough to have some guidance at the start and learned the rest very quickly. Unfortunately some of the items came as a surprise. This information is targeted to a Laundromat / Coin Laundry but most will apply to any small business.