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Sep 02, 2014, 10:19 ET UniFirst Named 2014 Top Ten Best Company to Sell For

UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF), an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing throughout the U.S....


Jul 30, 2014, 12:49 ET UniFirst Named to Apparel Magazine Top 50

 For the eighth year in a row, Apparel magazine, a leading international resource for the global apparel industry, has ranked UniFirst as one...


Jul 07, 2014, 14:30 ET UniFirst Launches New Informative Website

 At UniFirst corporate headquarters just north of Boston, Massachusetts, a team of developers, project managers, designers, writers, and...


Jun 16, 2014, 16:17 ET 10 Tips for Keeping Roadway Workers Safer

 As government transportation agencies throughout North America act to rebuild many aging highways, much of that roadwork must be performed...


May 14, 2014, 09:22 ET Work Uniforms: Say Hello to the Halo Effect

 It's an everyday fact of life that many people tend to categorize others based on their appearance. For example, someone wearing glasses is...


Apr 16, 2014, 11:26 ET UniFirst's Prestige Packaging Helps Keep Everyday Healthcare Costs in Check

 Lil' Drug Store Products, Inc., a distributor of over-the-counter (OTC) medications to more than 100,000 convenience stores and retailers...


Mar 19, 2014, 11:08 ET Ten Tips for Identifying Quality Uniforms and Workwear

 In today's competitive business environment, 'You are what you wear."  In the minds of consumers, employees outfitted in work clothing...


Feb 26, 2014, 11:22 ET How to Keep Cold and Flu Infections Out of Your Life This Winter Season

If you want to avoid catching a cold or the flu this winter season, keep yourself and your surroundings as hygienically clean as...


Jan 21, 2014, 12:43 ET New Wrangler Workwear™ Rental Programs Now Offered by UniFirst

 Customers of UniFirst, a leading provider of managed uniform and workwear programs to businesses throughout the U.S. and Canada, now have a...


Dec 30, 2013, 16:11 ET The Importance of Employee Uniform Colors

 Scientific studies in academic journals and textbooks have repeatedly shown the colors you select to brand your business can be among the...


Dec 05, 2013, 11:44 ET Enhancing Your Brand Can Energize Sales

With the economy still sluggish following the 2008-09 recession, marketing professionals recommend that businesses "buff up" their brands to help...


Dec 04, 2013, 09:53 ET Enhancing Your Brand Can Energize Sales

With the economy still sluggish following the 2008-09 recession, marketing professionals recommend that businesses "buff up" their brands to help...


Oct 28, 2013, 11:47 ET UniFirst Named a "Best Company" to Sell For

UniFirst Corporation, an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing throughout the U.S. and...


Oct 10, 2013, 12:23 ET UniFirst CEO Reveals 'Secret Formula' for his Company's Success

Ever notice how the most successful companies always seem to have a "secret formula" for success? Like Coca Cola...


Sep 19, 2013, 13:31 ET Flame Resistant Work Clothing Saves Lives

 Earlier this year, a worker in Pennsylvania died from injuries sustained as a result of an accidental flash fire at a natural gas site and,...


Aug 06, 2013, 15:47 ET UniFirst Innovates Work Uniforms for Comfort and Style

 When Henry Ford started manufacturing cars using the assembly line, he said customers could have any color Model T they wanted…as long...


Jul 26, 2013, 11:52 ET Massachusetts Energy Official Pays Kudos To UniFirst

 UniFirst Corporation recently received a congratulatory nod of approval from Massachusetts' top environmental official for the many measures...


May 29, 2013, 15:40 ET UniFirst Sends 'Care Packages' to U.S. Soldiers Serving in Middle East

 U.S. military soldiers serving in Afghanistan will soon receive two seven-foot-tall pallets of "care packages" courtesy of UniFirst...


May 21, 2013, 12:24 ET UniFirst Recognized for Outstanding Financial Performance...25 Years in a Row

 For the 25th consecutive year, UniFirst has been named to the prestigious "Globe 100" list, which ranks Massachusetts-based public companies...


May 06, 2013, 11:30 ET Moisture Management Apparel not Just for Athletes

 Moisture management apparel, also referred to as performance apparel, is not just for athletes any more. It's also fast becoming a garment...


Mar 21, 2013, 12:35 ET Top 10 Benefits of Employee Uniforms

 Legendary Harvard Business School marketing professor Theodore Levitt once said, "People don't want to buy a quarter-inch drill. They want a...


Feb 05, 2013, 13:47 ET UniFirst Named a "Best Company" to Sell For

 UniFirst Corporation, an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing throughout the U.S. and...


Jan 28, 2013, 11:17 ET UniFirst Introduces New Armorex® COOL Flame Resistant (FR) Workwear

UniFirst has expanded its proprietary line of flame resistant (FR) workwear with its new Armorex® COOL work shirts and coveralls. These new...


Dec 27, 2012, 10:05 ET UniFirst Donates $200,000 in Clothing to Hurricane-Ravaged New Jersey Residents

Hurricane Sandy flood victims in the Little Ferry, New Jersey area will be a bit warmer this winter as a result of more than 7,000 fleece jackets,...


Oct 18, 2012, 12:45 ET UniFirst UniSafe(SM) Garment Disinfection Service for Food Industry Passes Lab Scrutiny

 Scientific testing by an independent laboratory has proven that a specialized laundering process, offered by UniFirst Corporation and used to...