We are living in a time when people increasingly outsource daily chores and errands through mobile technology. Cleaning up the dirty laundry is one such daily chore. It can be a great mess especially when people are working and when they have to travel around the world.
These days, there has been a rise in popularity of on-demand laundry services such as Laundrapp, who are keen to ease the burden and deliver you cleaned laundry within short time frames. With more working couples with hectic schedules than ever before here, the laundry service market in India is expected to grow to $76.5 billion by next year, according to Euromonitor International.
According to The Statistics Portal, Revenue of drycleaning and laundry services (NAICS 81232) in the United States from 2008 to 2020 (in million U.S. dollars)
Have a look at some of the famous Laundry Apps:
Cleanly is an on-demand laundry and dry-cleaning services started in New York City. The U.S. Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Industry is $14 billion and set to grow 3.4% over the next 5 years. Cleanly mission is to reduce the time and stress associated with dirty laundry, saving people 8+ hours every month.
Total Funding: $7.3M
Rinse was started in 2013 operating in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Washington DC, at the height of the on-demand boom. Sticking to the belief that no one really needed their dry cleaning picked up within an hour, Rinse focused on nightly pickups between 8-10pm with standard return times.
Total Funding: $23.5M
FlyCleaners is a New York-based company that provides local premium on-demand pickup and delivery services for dry-cleaning and laundry through a mobile app
Offering customized convenience at your doorstep, users simply open the app, make a request for pickup, have their clothes cleaned according to their specific preferences, and delivered, all from their mobile device. With the total funding of $2M, the company’s mission is simple: to make doing your laundry easier than ever with its on-demand platform.
Total Funding: $2M
Co-founded by Dom Perks and Ed Relf, Laundrapp offers customers a full dry cleaning and laundry service, using an app on their smartphones and free collection and delivery. The whole service takes the stress out of washing at competitive prices. The service launched in January 2015 and is already operating in three cities across the UK.
Total Funding: $9M
Washio provides a mobile app that lets its users schedule laundry pickup and delivery from their phones, providing the convenience of wash-and-fold or dry cleaning with a 24-hour turnaround. It doesn’t wash the clothes itself — instead of contracting that part out to third-party laundry facilities — but it does do all the pickup, drop-off and fulfillment, and handles payments directly from the mobile phone.
Total Funding: $16.8M
Edaixi is China’s leading On-Demand laundry App. People can use the Edaixi service in over a dozen cities across China, with a large bag of laundry. Customers can submit an order from Edaixi’s website, native app, or WeChat service account; the startup promises to return items all freshened up within 72 hours.
Total Funding: $123.2M
How Can Jerry Help?
Jerry understands the needs of your laundry business. Our On-Demand Mobile App Script will help you provide comfort and convenience to your customers where they can schedule their pickup and much more. We help you have your own Laundrapp like App that will take your laundry business to the astonishing heights.