Work Uniform Blog

Roscoe Helps Ease Back-to-School Costs for Neighborhood Families

As a mother of three, Roscoe Office Team Leader Barbara Polk knows how daunting it can be to purchase school supplies. This year, the cost of back-to-school supplies has reached record levels, In addition, many family incomes are suffering as a result of the pandemic.

When Polk pitched the idea of a school supply drive to aid schools on Chicago’s West Side, her fellow Roscoe team members were all in. The project quickly picked up steam and Polk and her fellow team members had soon collected $9,000, including donations from a variety of Roscoe vendors. The company matched the donations …

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A Favorite Tradition Keeps the Roscoe Work Family Coming Together Year after Year

Roscoe Service Supervisor Bob Olivera was astounded at the turnout when he entered the restaurant for his 20-year work anniversary celebration recently

But it’s a Roscoe tradition; our 20-Year-Club members return year after year. Long after they’ve retired from the company, they return to help celebrate the new members of the club.

“I couldn’t believe it when I saw it,” said Olivera. “People who retired 20 years ago still come to the dinner. Once you get inducted, it is a lifetime thing. We will all be there next year with the next bunch of buddies.”

The annual event at …

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Roscoe Shares in Chicago’s Pride with Gift to Lincoln Park Zoo for New Lion Habitat

The Roscoe Company and its Buik family owners have a history of philanthropic involvement that goes back a long way and would be thrilled to help support Chicago’s historic Lincoln Park Zoo in any year.

But we’d be lion (Ahem) if we said the opportunity to help build a state-of-the-art new habitat for our favorite animal with a grand opening during our 100th anniversary celebration wasn’t extra special.

What better way to celebrate 100 years in business as a family-owned business whose lion logo and “Take Pride” motto emblazon the bright orange delivery trucks that head out across the …

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August 10: A Celebration of the Amazing Real Animal Behind Our Logo

It is a big month for us here at Roscoe where we are celebrating 100 years in business as Chicago’s family-owned, independent work uniform provider. As our motto suggests, it’s an accomplishment in which we “Take Pride.”

But this year we are taking the opportunity to share the spotlight with a pride of another sort: August 10 is World Lion Day and an opportunity to honor one of the most amazing species on the planet.  Lions have long captured the imagination and curiosity of humans, who see in them a symbol for courage, tenacity, leadership, ferocity, and of course, pride.…

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Roscoe Customer Survey Nets Record-High Satisfaction Levels

While interviewing customers about their level of satisfaction will probably never land Carl Hendrickson a spot on anybody’s “most difficult jobs” list – at least as long as there are oil rig workers and Alaskan crab fishermen to compete with – our customers have a way of making his job pretty tough.

And this year they’ve done it again.

Hendrickson’s job, in fact, could be described as fishing, in a sense. Year after year, as President of Market Measurement Inc., he goes deep in search of the details that provide us with the things we need to do to keep …

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