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Future Proofing your Small Business
Financial Strategies for Forward-Thinking Manufacturers
02/01/23Forecasts & Trends
2023 Supply Chain Outlook
Businesses today are more resilient because of the supply chain disruptions. Holding extra inventory, finding alternative suppliers, or arranging for alternate modes of transportation should be more of a proactive measure rather than a reactive one.
12/16/22Forecasts & Trends
The 2023 Financial Outlook for Business Owners
Consumers will continue to feel pricing pressures at the pump and the grocery store and discretionary spending overall will slow. Read on…
11/22/22Forecasts & Trends
The State of Shipping and Logistics
As we get ready for the holiday season, read on for how to get through these challenging times.
10/27/22Forecasts & Trends
Managing Cash Flow for the Holiday Season
Cash flow could be very tight for business owners this holiday season. Learn from what you did in the past, stay in touch with creditors, and be the squeaky wheel to help your company get paid faster.
10/07/22Forecasts & Trends
What is the State of Retail for the Upcoming Holiday Season?
“There are several studies that show consumer spending this holiday season won't change considerably. But, we cannot ignore the current economic crisis; it will affect holiday season profitability. “- Melissa Campanelli
09/23/22Forecasts & Trends
What Does 2H 2022 Look Like for Business Owners?
For this “5 in Five” podcast, we asked five experts a separate question on what the second half of 2022 held in store for business owners. Below are the questions and excerpts from their responses.
08/11/22Forecasts & Trends
Rising Interest Rates and Surging Inflation: What it Means to Business Owners?
Entrepreneurs, businesses, workers, and investors have every incentive to solve problems related to supply chains and labor shortages. There are things that we know about inflation and its effects that must be kept in mind.
08/03/22Forecasts & Trends
Small Business Shipping & Logistics Tips
Companies must create a sense of enjoyment for consumers who shop with them, either in store or online. Their success will come from the uniqueness of the product or the way consumers purchase it.
06/28/22Forecasts & Trends
Podcast
Logistics and Cash Flow Insights for Small Businesses
Now is the time to address long-term capital needs and to put the right financial solutions in place. Also, build relationships with people and companies based on their ability to be with you today and tomorrow.
05/19/22Forecasts & Trends
Small Business Shipping
When developing an e-commerce business, listen to your customers and be open to go the extra mile to succeed in business.
04/29/22Forecasts & Trends
The State of Black-Owned Businesses in America
Black-owned businesses were struggling long before the pandemic. The silver lining is more people are listening and asking questions about Black-owned businesses.
04/20/22Forecasts & Trends
Current Supply Chain Updates
Small businesses must proactively follow trends in supply chain to avoid snags and backlogs. In six months, the backlogs will lessen but shipping prices will remain high.
5m read03/15/22Forecasts & Trends
The 2022 Supply Chain Outlook for Business Owners
“China volatility” to impact supply chain well into 2023.
7m read02/08/22Forecasts & Trends
Small Business Financing
Next 6 months critical for addressing key issues impacting economy (i.e. inflation; supply chain).
5m read01/26/22Forecasts & Trends
Podcast: The State of Supply Chain & Logistics in 2021: Q&A with Kathleen Sullivan Garman
In a Small Business Edge podcast, I interviewed Kathleen Sullivan Garman, the Founder and CEO of Sully Garman & Associates. Kathleen is a top expert in supply chain and logistics, and someone who can help business owners run smarter companies.
6m read04/01/21Forecasts & Trends
Podcast
Customer-focused innovation with Ed Haidenthaller, The Pitney Bowes Bank
Labor shortages and supply chain costs are the biggest factors behind the inflation today.
5m read02/03/21Forecasts & Trends
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