Say “Hello” to ZIPS Indy

ZIPS® Dry Cleaners is quickly making a name for itself in the dry cleaning industry, and we’re solidifying that fact with yet another store opening (this is our 58th location to date). We opened the doors to our brand-new Indianapolis location in February, owned by veteran entrepreneurs, Larry and Emma Frutkin.

Get to Know the Frutkins

Larry and Emma Frutkin from ZIPS Indianapolis, looking well-dressed and standing in front of a ZIPS banner. Photo courtesy of ZIPS Indianapolis.

Larry and Emma Frutkin from ZIPS Indianapolis. Photo courtesy of ZIPS Indianapolis.

Before owning a ZIPS, Larry was the successful owner of a home building and rehabbing company for more than 15 years, while Emma spent more than a decade at a budding tech company. It’s safe to say the couple’s corporate careers meant they were regulars at the dry cleaner.

At the time, the Frutkins were living in Chicago; that’s where they discovered one-price dry cleaning. They fell in love with the concept quickly and knew it would be the center of their next business venture. When they were ready, they started researching dry cleaning franchises.

During a fateful Google search, the Frutkins came across the #1 Dry Cleaner Franchise – ZIPS Dry Cleaners*. The couple says they were first attracted to ZIPS because of our one-of-kind, high-end brand, but they decided to stick with us because of our simple and easy-to-follow business model.

ZIPS Indy is Made for the Modern Customer

The power couple says they’re over-the-moon about being part of the ZIPS franchise family. Emma says they’re especially excited because the city of Indianapolis has never seen anything quite like ZIPS before. “The Indianapolis market is saturated with old-school dry cleaners that charge 60 percent more than ZIPS, and our community is OVER IT,” she says. “Plus, days of PERC are over. Consumers want an eco-friendly solvent for the Earth and for their own health. We love the value we’re giving our community.”

The Frutkins Do Dry Cleaning in Style

They’ve been a hit in the community and have received buzz from several prominent social media influencers, the Indy Blog Society, local Fempreneurs, and many more.

It goes to show that Larry and Emma’s effort to live and breathe the ZIPS brand makes a huge difference. Visit their social media channels to see what we mean for yourself: ZIPS Indy Facebook.

ZIPS’ fearless leader and CEO, Drew Ritger, weighed in on the Frutkins grand opening as well, “We are excited that Larry and Emma Frutkin’s dream of bringing ZIPS to the Indianapolis market has come true. We appreciate their investment in the brand, and we look forward to supporting their success!”

You can find ZIPS Indianapolis in the Clearwater Springs Shopping Center at 82nd Street and Allisonville Road (5025 E 82nd Street). If you’re in Indianapolis and this location isn’t nearby, don’t worry. Larry and Emma plan on opening five more stores in the area after they get this one off the ground.

*Entrepreneur Franchise 500, 2018

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