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November 23, 2010
Superwash outlets robbed five times in 10 days

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

THE Superwash laundromat chain suffered five armed robberies in a 10-day period, prompting its president yesterday to describe the Bahamas as a "Wild, Wild West" society where "everybody is in fear", with the crime situation likely to get worse - not better - in coming months.

Dionisio D'Aguilar, a former Bahamas Chamber of Commerce president, while prai...

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June 19, 2012
Superwash spends 70K after rooftop blaze

Nearly $70,000 has been spent to revive Superwash's Gibbs Corner and West Avenue location to get it up and running, after that location experienced an early morning fire.
The blaze destroyed the building's roof two months ago. However, the company's president, Dionisio D'Aguilar, said the store was operational weeks after the fire.
"In that time, the damaged roof was repaired. It's not in the best...

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New 1M Superwash rising from ashes
April 17, 2012
New 1M Superwash rising from ashes

Plans for a new 4,000 square foot Superwash are progressing well, with the new laundromat expected to take one year to complete.
This news comes less than two weeks after an early morning fire at Superwash's Gibbs Corner and West Avenue destroyed the building's roof.

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April 05, 2012
Fire destroys roof of Superwash's Gibbs Corner location

A early morning fire at Superwash's Gibbs Corner and West Avenue location destroyed the roof of that building and crippled the business for what is expected to be months, according to Superwash President Dionisio D'Aguilar.
The fire, which started sometime around 2:45 a.m., also threw into limbo plans to construct another Superwash to replace the current 42-year-old Gibbs Corner building, D'Aguila...

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October 03, 2011
SUPERWASH SALES DROPPED 40 AT ROADWORKS PEAK

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

A LEADING businessman yesterday said sales for his impacted outlets slumped by 40 per cent at the New Providence Road Improvement Project's peak, telling Tribune Business the main Argentinean contractor "made a mistake" in not hiring more Bahamian supervisors and sub-contractors.

Dionisio D'Aguilar said that while the top-line at his Superwash laundroma...

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July 05, 2011
Superwash sees 30,000 energy costs hike

Superwash has shelled out a whopping $30,000 more for their utilities during the first five months of 2011 than last year, with its president suggesting a BEC move to hedge would stabilize prices for struggling businesses.
"If the government could figure out how to remove the volatility from the cost of fuel I think it would be extremely beneficial to businesses," Dionisio D'Aguilar told Guardian ...

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March 29, 2011
51/49 BTC debate is 'irrelevant'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

The argument over whether Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) should own 51 per cent or 49 per cent of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) is irrelevant, a former Bahamas Chamber of Commerce president said yesterday, because either way it will still have Board and management control at the privatised carrier.

Telling Tribune Business that CWC ...

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March 30, 2011
CWC to unlock BTC's 'Triple Play potential'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has the ability and regional knowledge to unlock the Bahamas Telecommunications Company's (BTC) 'Triple Play' potential to the ultimate benefit of Bahamian consumers, a former Chamber of Commerce president telling this newspaper that privatisation would ensure the 'tail no longer wags the dog' at the telecoms carrier....

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September 13, 2011
'Outrageous' bank fees slammed

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

A FORMER Chamber of Commerce president yesterday blasted Bahamian commercial banks for imposing "astronomical and outrageous" hidden fees that he took four months to pick up on, and urged the Government and regulators to implement greater oversight of an industry he described as "a cartel".

Dionisio D'Aguilar, president of the Superwash laundromat chain,...

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December 02, 2011
D'Aguilar: We Are borrowing Into Oblivion

A former Chamber of Commerce president says he understands the logic behind the $81 million loan to fix New Providence's chronic leakage problems -- he just doesn't see how the government intends on paying for it.

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