5 questions to ask before buying a boat franchise

Taking advantage of a franchise opportunity can result in a huge commitment of money and time. One of the problems that experts have noticed when it comes to buying a franchise, be it for boats or anything else, is that they jump into the situation without really seeing how far the drop may be. Often times, people find a business […]

PAGA cases detained by arbitration: mice and elephants

THE CASE PAYS AND THE ARBITRATION: BACKGROUND. If it is nobler to bear the slings and arrows of scandalous fortune and thereby represent the public good, or submit to the charge of a leech feeding others the soul of California’s economy, that is the question. And it will be decided by an appeals court one day, but until then, we […]

Durable Medical Equipment Industry: About Insurance and Related Bonds

Manufacturers, distributors, vendors, lessees and service personnel involved in the durable medical equipment industry are part of a very lucrative business that is in constant demand. However, exposure to hazards is only as rare as the line of work. In the event that a related product is found to be defective, those who supplied it may be liable for associated […]

Some interesting McDonald’s franchise history

The first McDonald’s franchise was awarded to Nathan Fox in 1953 and opened in Phoenix, Arizona. This was thirteen years after the McDonald brothers opened their first McDonald’s restaurant. Dick and Mack had started their McDonald’s legacy with a restaurant in San Bernardino California in 1940 with a menu that has 25 items. His restaurant was a hangout for many […]

How to calculate the quick ratio

Liquidity ratios are used to measure the ability of an entity to meet its financial obligations in the short term, that is, they are measures of the liquidity of a company. In simple terms, this translates to available cash or instruments that can easily realize cash. Short term here refers to a period of 12 months or less. Two of […]

Your point of focus: is it helping you or is it hindering you? Here are 6 tips

I missed a point of focus in the early years of my business career as a professional salesperson. I started out by selling capital goods like printing equipment and copiers, then moved on to selling services in the computer industry and then joined Dun & Bradstreet selling information-based direct marketing services (this was in the pre -digital). In my first […]

Small business success: 3 ways to improve your bottom line

We all know that the life blood of any small business is cash flow, customer cash, and customers. However, data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicates that times are tough for smaller operators and, over the past ten years, conditions have worsened. While small businesses contribute around 35 per cent of the value of the industry to Australia’s GDP, […]

Sample Business Plan Outline for Roofing Contractors

Is It Worth Writing An Extensive Business Plan For Your Roofing Startup? Preparing a business plan can be time consuming and many entrepreneurs are tempted to move on without one unless they really need it to demonstrate the feasibility of the ideas to partners or investors. Regardless, your roofing business won’t be a huge and complicated business for a few […]

The difference between a check and a check stub

The difference between a check and a pay stub can sometimes be confusing, especially if you are just starting out in the world of banking or if you are working for the first time. Most of the time, employers who write or print checks will send both a check and a pay stub to the employee to explain how the […]

Brand domain names: how they work

When a startup is looking to make a splash online, it needs to do several things right. They must ensure that the products and / or services they offer will help them stand out in the market. They also need to make sure to price these products or services at the correct level, as they don’t want to turn customers […]