About

We are a group of dedicated professionals who set out to reinvent the dry cleaning experience.

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The CD One Price Cleaners concept is the result of nearly 30 years of industry experience—applied with sophisticated business and process knowledge, techniques, and discipline to create unrivaled quality and customer satisfaction.

Our history

Our story is about the pursuit of a better way. It began in 1984 with our founders’ first jobs in the dry cleaning industry in Houston, Texas, and continued when we moved to the Chicago area in 2002 to start an all-new business. Since that time, we’ve worked in virtually every aspect of dry cleaning, from site selection and store design to dry clean operations, equipment refurbishment and distribution, with a vision to create a ground-breaking business model. We’ve fulfilled that vision with today’s CD One Price Cleaners, a thriving franchise operation with 30 stores and a unique value proposition in the Chicagoland area. Now it’s time to grow. We’re expanding our presence to new markets in the Midwest.

Our management team

We have built a strong and experienced team to support our stores and grow our franchise organization. Our team members are proven, successful executives with retail backgrounds, bringing sophisticated expertise in the following areas:

  • Dry cleaning store operations and training
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Retail store operations and customer service
  • Franchise development, operations and system support
  • Real Estate site selection, lease negotiation, store design and construction
  • Sophisticated branding and local store marketing
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Rafiq Karimi Jr.

Chief Executive Officer

Rafiq is our CEO. He co-founded CD One Price Cleaners with his brother Rafiq Karimi, Senior.

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Tom Ryan

Vice President | Franchise Development

Tom has been our Vice President of Franchise Development since 2006.

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Steve Skonecke

Vice President | Operations

Steve has been our Vice President of Store Operations since 2008.

Every garment, one price.CD One Price Cleaners In by 10am out by 5pm. Every day.

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