How Businesses Can Mitigate Inflation & Maintain Pricing Power

August 1, 2022 | 0 views

Whether it's tariffs, trade wars, or post-pandemic inflation caused by kink-ridden supply chains and what many experts believe to be excess money printing, inflation is an insidious drag on businesses' operations. When it comes to energy's contribution to inflation, the...

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Measuring the Margins

July 1, 2022 | 0 views

Corporate profits, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, grew by $20.4 billion in the final quarter of 2021, a 0.7 percent increase. For the first quarter of 2022, corporate profits fell by 2.3 percent or $66.4 billion. On an...

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How to Calculate the Cash Conversion Cycle

June 1, 2022 | 0 views

The Cash Conversion Cycle, also known as the Net Operating Cycle, answers the question, “How many days does it take a company to pay for and generate cash from the sales of its inventory?” However, before an analysis like this...

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Combating Employee Hesitancy to Return to the Office

May 1, 2022 | 0 views

According to the January 2022 Future Forum Pulse survey, there’s been a shift in what workers want post-pandemic. The report found that in Q4 of 2021, 78 percent of workers from six industrialized companies wanted location flexibility. The survey also...

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Considerations When Selling a Business

April 1, 2022 | 0 views

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration and Project Equality, 60 percent of business owners plan to cash out of the business in the next 10 years. For the baby boomer generation, it's especially important as they contemplate retirement, with...

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