We've always said we can tell how well a store is run by the condition of the bathrooms. And we've told you that women in our focus groups say one of the reasons they choose a store is the condition of the bathroom. Maybe that's why successful retailers like the Ferguson family, owners of Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames in Redmond, Washington, re-decorate their restrooms once a quarter.
CINCINNATI, OH, August 21, 2007 – The finest restroom in America is at Jungle Jim’s International Market in Fairfield, Ohio -- says the Internet public who cast online ballots in the 6th annual “America’s Best Restroom” contest presented by Cincinnati-based Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS), a leading provider of restroom hygiene products and services.
High-resolution images of the winner are available at http://www.bestrestroom.com/.
The 2007 contest attracted nominations from a wide cross-section of businesses, including restaurants, hotels and casinos. Five finalists were selected based on exceptional hygiene, style and open access to the public. Ten of thousands of votes were cast at the program’s web site, which produced the following results:
1. Jungle Jim's International Market, Fairfield, OH (Click Here)
2. Catch 31, Virginia Beach, VA (Click Here)
3. Mix Lounge at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV (Click Here)
4. Vermont Marble Museum, Proctor, VT (Click Here)
5. Fandangles', Flushing, MI (Click Here) Source: RetailWire.com
So, where does your restroom, er, stack up?