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Topic: business capital

3 New Year’s Resolutions for Small Businesses

As some countries ring in the new financial year, now is the time to reflect and make New Year’s resolutions for your SME for the financial year ahead. We have the top three resolutions that SME owners and executives need to consider that may really impact their SME’s bottom line and its growth. Improve Cashflow […] ... Read More

  February 21, 2018     

How Small Businesses Can Use Peer-to-Peer Lending

A new trend is rising, changing the way people can are securing financial needs. This new trend gives both individuals and businesses an alternative source of financing. So what is this method? It’s peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and it’s is gaining momentum. P2P provides a new platform for helping people secure loans. Small businesses and budding ... Read More

  November 14, 2017     

Addressing Inventory Carrying Costs

It’s time to address a subject that a lot of companies fail to notice or incorporate into their business planning - the costs of carrying inventory. ... Read More

  March 24, 2017     

How does consignment inventory work?

Consignment inventory is a useful arrangement that allows a supplier and a retailer to create a “win-win” scenario through the sharing of risk. ... Read More

  March 21, 2017     

The Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Managing Supply Chain Risk Better

In theory, intricate supply chains can provide a great deal of comfort. Every detail is mapped out in meticulous detail - not just where inventory is coming from and going to, but how it will get there and within what timeframe. In reality, not even the best logistics experts can predict the future so as a result, supply arrangements will always in ... Read More

  October 13, 2016     

Is Your Excess Inventory an Opportunity?

Excess inventory is expensive to keep around; the longer you hold on to excess or stale stock, the more you lose to handling and storage costs, depreciation and shrinkage. Crucially, so long as your excess and stale stock has value, by holding on to it, you are tying up capital that could otherwise be invested elsewhere in your business. Whether yo ... Read More

  October 11, 2016