Step into a new revenue stream with Cobblers Direct

21st February 2023

The laundry and dry cleaning industry is always evolving and growing, from new tech to new services, it’s an industry that never stands still. As a business owner, it’s vital that you unlock new ways of doing business and new opportunities, in order to continue to grow and expand. Sometimes that might mean upgrading to state of the art equipment, or differentiating yourself by providing excellent customer service, but the biggest opportunity lies in expanding your services and growing your customer base.

At CleanCloud we know how difficult that can be on your own. Which is why we’ve recently integrated with Cobblers Direct, a high quality shoe repair service based in Austin, Texas. Cobblers Direct have been repairing shoes since 1906, so they know a thing or two about leather, and are on a mission to bring artisanal shoe repair back to those who need it - your customers!

With this innovative partnership, CleanCloud users can now offer their customers shoe and bag repair as an additional service alongside dry cleaning. This has big benefits for both you, and your customer. They now have the opportunity to easily repair shoes, belts, and bags, at the same time as dropping off their laundry or dry cleaning. Not only is it hassle-free and convenient, shoe repair is also cost-saving for customers, it's much cheaper than buying a new pair of shoes. This is especially true for high-quality, expensive items that are well-made and can be repaired multiple times. It’s easy to see why it’s a benefit for customers. What’s in it for you? You get to offer a new service which will help to attract new customers and generate more revenue without incurring any additional costs. It’s a win-win!

How do CleanCloud customers sign up to use Cobblers Direct?

Well, it's simple! CleanCloud users can log in to their account, head to the services tab in store settings and turn Cobblers Direct on to activate the service. Once set up, you will be provided with a welcome pack containing useful information and marketing materials to help you get started. You can then start accepting orders for shoe and leather goods repairs whether this be a broken heel, new soles for a pair of shoes or a handbag strap that needs replacing, Cobblers Direct will use their expert craftsmanship to repair all orders. 

Once an order has been processed, the item will need to be packaged in a Cobblers bag (provided in your welcome pack) along with a FedEx prepaid label. Deliver the items at a FedEx drop off point and sit back while Cobblers Direct gets to work! Their team of professionals will work with care to ensure that every shoe, bag or belt they receive is repaired to a high standard. So you can rest assured that your valued customers will be receiving a high quality service that will have them coming back again and again. They’ll keep the customer updated with key info such as pricing, and length of time to repair. Once the item is ready, they’ll deliver it back to your business, ready for the customer to collect.

And the best bit? You keep up to 20% of every sale made. Pretty sweet.

No monthly payments, no startup fees, no commitments. It’s like having your own shoe repair team...for free! So what are you waiting for? CleanCloud customers can enable the Cobblers Direct integration today. Or get in touch with a sales representative to find out more.

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