For Laundromat investors looking to enter the industry, these are challenging times. This significant industry that is surging due to "smarter" equipment, cleaner spaces, more staff, & the larger payback for offering a better customer experience. But, brokers & sellers have unrealistic valuations.
A micro business is a type of small business that typically has fewer than five employees or as many as ten. It is often a one-person operation or a very small team, and it operates on a small scale.
One avenue that has consistently shown promise and potential for budding entrepreneurs is the world of franchise businesses. Buying a franchise business offers individuals an opportunity to step into a proven business model, benefiting from an established brand, operational framework, and support.
In today's dynamic business landscape, buying a business franchise has emerged as a popular and promising option for aspiring entrepreneurs. It may offer the advantage of a proven business model, established brand recognition, and ongoing support.
Despite precautions, business owners often face lawsuits, even when innocent. Litigation, even if won, means losses in money, time, and resources, leading to uncertainty and negative publicity
Owning a restaurant is a dream for many, but the journey from concept to reality involves various financial, logistical, and lifestyle considerations. Before you embark on this serious business adventure, it's essential to understand the costs, risks, and benefits of buying a restaurant in USA.
Ready to leave your mark as a business owner? Acquiring a profitable existing business is a strategic and rewarding start to your entrepreneurial journey. It's often more efficient, less risky, and cheaper than starting from scratch.
What is the extent of the buyer's obligation when purchasing a business involving a liquor license? Elaine Olshanetskyt a specialist and a founder of ABC Licensing Services explores her thoughts on this specific topic with BizBen Blog readers.
Cash flow is the lifeblood of any small business. "Cash is king." It's the constant flow of funds in and out of your business that ensures you can meet your financial obligations, pay employees, suppliers, and operating costs, and invest in growth.
To sell a California business you need a real estate license. When the real estate market is weak, real estate agents think about selling businesses. Most California business brokers don't make it past their first year. What does it take and how can you become a business broker in California.
Finding the best car wash for sale comes down to understanding your business strengths and the nature of the industry. BizBen.com Founder Peter Siegel with the help of car wash brokers discuss how to find a car wash for sale that will succeed.
A logical question from people looking to purchase a business is whether they can afford a company that will produce enough profit to meet their needs. Some guidelines are useful to help buyers make intelligent decisions regarding business values. Buyers should also take advantage of BizBen's Buyer...
When selling your small business, you'll be bombarded with questions - from the brilliant to the ridiculous. You need to be prepared. Here are some of the key questions you can expect to be asked. Tim Cunha (SF Bay Area Business Broker) reviews many of these possible questions from potential buyers.
Financing a business purchase, or getting cash for a down payment can take many forms. Hopefully the options listed below will give you some ideas where you can find the money to buy a California business!
Would you like to know what your business is worth? What's more, what it could be worth with a small amount of effort and investment? Business brokers have a variety of methods to determine value. Tim Cunha, JD a SF Bay Area Business Broker discusses his answers to this question about valuation.
If inventory is an asset of the small business, why is it treated differently from other assets in setting the business value and conducting the transaction? Tim Cunha, San Francisco Bay Area Business Broker explores this topic about how the inventory amount affects a business valuation.
When selling and buying a business, it is almost always necessary to allocate the purchase price to various categories of assets for tax and accounting purposes, whether this is a transfer of all the assets of the business or an actual stock sale of the business entity. Broker Tim Cunha explains.
Knowing how to advertise a business for sale without revealing too much is an important skill for anyone who wants to find a buyer for a small or mid-sized California business at a good price. One caution about giving too much detail is that it might identify the company and ruin confidentiality.
Recognizing that 70% of the California small and mid-market-sized businesses offered to buyers are never sold, and that some of the obvious reasons - over-pricing, inadequate records, insufficient lease - have been discussed in detail, it might be useful to point out lesser known problems.
In an advanced, technologically savvy era, virtually anything can be done, purchased or explored via cyberspace. As the market continues to expand and flourish, eCommerce owners can continue to reap in the selling of their online businesses. Peter Siegel, MBA (BizBen Director) explores this topic.
When buying an eCommerce business several factors come into play: market position, competition, growth areas, recurring customer base factors and ratios, etc. On this BizBen blog post Peter Siegel, MBA (BizBen Director, Financing Expert) addresses some of these eCommerce factors for business buyers.
Chuck Post hosts these live FREE online webinars on Buying A Card or Coin Laundry. These webinars occur every Weds at Noon. Have your questions ready for an open and honest discussion about both the Pro & Cons of the Vended Laundry Business. RSVP or for more info phone Chuck at 619-227-5711 direct.
When investing in a laundry business, there are two methods. One is preferred, but the other is far more common. If you are considering entering into a new industry, like most now entering the laundry industry, you want to have a good understanding of both opportunities. Chuck Post explores both.
Buying a coin laundry like other types of small business purchases has its nuances. Chuck Post a laundry specialist specializing in assisting those selling and buying coin laundries shares his knowledge with coin laundry buyers and what to watch out for when searching for and buying laundromats.
To understand the pros and cons of diverting funds from your retirement funds towards the purchase of a business, it is first necessary to brush up on some investment basics. Before approaching the issue of using retirement funds to buy a business, let's take a quick look at stocks and bonds.
What is the extent of the buyer's obligation to investigate a business before purchasing it? Chuck Post a specialist in assisting buyers and sellers with coin laundries in California explores his views on laundry due-diligence.
A problem owners encounter when offering a California business for sale is that not all so-called buyers are qualified to make the purchase. It's frustrating and costly to waste time showing non-qualified buyers the business. Here are ways to identify time wasters so the focus is on real buyers.
The laundry business offers all of those rewards of business ownership, with much fewer headaches than with most other businesses. However buyer beware - Chuck Post, laundry broker and consultant covers several mistakes many first time laundry buyers commit when buying a California laundromat.