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What’s In Your Plan?: What a Strategic Plan Is, and Why Your Business Needs One

To download a PDF of this story click here and visit hardwareretailing.com/strategic-planning to learn more about the components of a strategic plan and see some examples for each of the components that make up a plan. Frank Strano has some …

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Business Resolutions for 2015

Do you have big goals for your business in 2015? The beginning of the New Year is a great time to refocus on both personal and business goals. If you haven’t started crafting any resolutions for your business yet, check out the …

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Home Sales Dip in November

Sales of existing homes dropped in November. The decrease from October to November was 6.1 percent, with the market faltering in advance of the slower winter months. Sales of previously owned homes have hit their lowest level since May, according to a Forbes …

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What Is Your Business Worth?

Are you evaluating your business for succession planning purposes or want to know how much your company is worth? Small Business Bonfire highlights an infographic to help businesses estimate how much they are worth. The tool should be used as a guideline to …

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Ace Hardware November Sales Exceed Expectations

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Ace Hardware’s November sales exceeded expectations, with same-store sales soaring 9.9 percent over November 2013 numbers, according to a press release from the cooperative. In addition, same-store transactions improved by 4.9 percent year over year. “While it seemed many competitors were tripping …

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Recession Created Frugal, Reluctant Spenders

Despite the fact that the recession has turned around and is showing growth in certain sectors, consumer morale remains low, which can be seen in the slow start to the holiday season. McKinsey & Company, a multinational management consulting firm, surveys …

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Small Business Owners Optimistic of Future

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For the first time since 2008, small business owners are the most optimistic and upbeat they’ve been since the start of the great recession, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index. According to a press release covering the …

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Sears Third Quarter Results Show Struggles

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Sears Holdings announced its third quarter results, which posted a loss of $548 million on $7.2 billion in revenue, according to an article from The New York Times. Additionally, the company has been seeking to raise money, and it may sell some of its …

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