For franchisors and franchisees alike, growing through multi-unit ownership seems like a “no-brainer”. Yet past failures tell us it's harder than it looks. Why? It may not be what you think. This is the first of a four-part series that busts 4 great … [Read more...]
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Everybody wants better cash flow. Even the most profitable businesses run short of cash at times, especially seasonal businesses or those that are growing quickly. And many growing and profitable businesses have failed because there simply wasn’t … [Read more...]
Review financial statements each month, including the Statement of Cash Flow, to gain an intuitive sense of how decisions and business conditions impact both profit and cash. Prepare a Cash Budget for the coming year to predict possible cash … [Read more...]
Envision this. The year is 2020 and you’re about to stand up and thank your team for a job well done. In the past 5 years your sales have increased an average of 10% per year, in spite of some difficult economic hurdles. Your business is financially … [Read more...]