Your Business is Either Growing or Getting Smaller

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In today’s world of real estate, growing and developing your business is the key to success. According to Tami Bonnell, president of U.S. Operations for EXIT Realty, when it comes to mergers and acquisitions, you have to know why you’re… Read More

New CEOs May Have to Face Challenges

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The investors of major companies have had to suffer a lot in the last few days. This has been especially observed for quite a lot of mining investors. The new CEOs in this industry are in the limelight and receiving… Read More

Breaking the Fear Barrier in Business

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Sound familiar? We all know someone who recently lost a job or who is struggling with their business. The economy is tough today. Sales are down, credit is tight, budgets are being slashed, and jobs are being cut.  We’ve all… Read More

Still the Backbone of the American Economy

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Small businesses are considered the backbone of the American economy and with national leaders saying the economic revival begins with small firms, a well-executed business strategy has never been more important, says Richard B. Sanford, an entrepreneur and business coach… Read More

Cash Flow and Business Success

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According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), only one out of every two new start-ups survives after the first five years of business. That means that half fail, many times due to financial missteps. Cash flow is a major… Read More

Hostile Takeovers Are Dying Out

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The hostile takeover is dying.  According to FActSet MergerMetrics, there have been three hostile offers this year.   Two of these offers were for small companies worth less than $25 million.  There were only 12 hostile bids last year. Organizations have… Read More

SEC Penalizes Revlon

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In 2009, Tom Perelman attempted to take Revlon private.  The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced that Revlon agreed to pay an $850,000 penalty to settle accusations that it deceived shareholders and independent directors in connection with the failed takeover.… Read More

Icahn Continues to Pressure Dell

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Carl Icahn urged shareholders of Dell Inc. to start preparing appraisal rights for their shares in his latest announcement.  According to Steven Davidoff, professor at the Michael E. Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University, appraisal rights may not… Read More

M & A Boom – A Sure Thing the Economy is Turning Around

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Wall Street dealmakers were off to a busy start in 2013.  The first half of the year has seen a lot of corporate America’s most recognizable names get involved in multi-billion-dollar mergers and acquisitions.  This year, American Airlines and US… Read More

Founding Family Raises Offer for American Greetings

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The family that founded American Greetings has raised its offer to take the company private after the shares rose above the previous deal, and a special committee set up to evaluate the transaction requested that the family reconsider the price. … Read More