Archive for December 3, 2013
There are myriad challenges associated with owning a small business. Even for the more than half that are home-based, there is sill plenty to consider, not the least of which is how to improve cash flow. Improving cash flow is about creating stasis between dozens of facets including accounts receivable, credit extension, and inventory management. Sometimes, business cash flow loans are absolutely necessary. In fact, about 63% of businesses have taken out business loans for cash flow purposes. Still, these loans ca
As the 2013 holiday shopping season is now in full-force, American retailers are focusing on internet shopping more than ever. For the past several years, they are actually encouraging it. If you need any proof of that just take a look a look around and you will see and hear more hype about “Cyber Monday” deals since Shop.org introduced the phrase in a November 2005 press release.
The potential of internet sales to give retailers a considerable push during the holiday season has become so crucial to their annual revenue, that many retailers are “Cyber Monday” in “Cyber Week.” This mirrors the history of “extended Black Friday” sales American retailers have been hyping for years. When you consider the fact that the total revenue generated via online retail sales surpassed $200 billion during