The restaurant industry is one of the backbones of the U.S. economy. That said, consumer trends and economic turns can make it a very difficult business to plan for in advance. In cases where a restaurant needs an influx...
Now that your business is up and running, you've decided to strike out and find the ideal location to set up shop. You want to give customers in your community a better place to purchase your products besides flea...
One of the crucial components of launching a new company is opening a business bank account. This will help you keep your funds organized and establish credit. While this may seem obvious, many entrepreneurs try to breeze through this...
As a business owner, especially when first starting, you may find that money isn't always there when you need it. Often there are highs and lows when it comes to cash flow. If you can't get a handle on...
A financial business partner can provide many advantages to a company beyond simply putting up cash. In many cases their involvement may grow or even become the driving force behind a business. So what do financial business partners actually...
There are some aspects of the economy that are faltering, and retail business seems to have been hit hard over the past few years. Large companies like Toys R Us no longer exist because they could not stay afloat...
There’s no such thing as a perfect startup. Launching a business is a complicated process, filled with tough decisions at every turn. As you try to navigate your way around pitfalls and setbacks, chances are you’ll make a bad...
With a few rare exceptions, every business will need to borrow money at some time or other. Whether you need capital to launch a startup, or need an influx of cash to cover an expense or fund an expansion,...
The hospitality business, especially the restaurant industry, employs about 10% of the U.S. workforce. While the restaurant industry as a whole is almost ever-growing and stable, individual restaurants face challenges in both good and bad economic times. If your...
One of the many difficulties associated with starting a small business is financing. While most businesses go the traditional route of securing bank loans, there are many cases where this isn’t ideal or even possible. In these cases, alternative...