When is the Best Time for Business Buyers to Negotiate The Lease

A new lease is usually one of the more critical issues during a business ownership transition. This fact causes some people to start the process of purchasing a business with the lease negotiation. The reasoning is usually that if an acceptable lease cannot be negotiated, the transaction won’t work for the buyer. This is usually a mistake. The… Read More »

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When You Are the Business – Can You Sell It?

I received a call from a friend and business associate regarding a valuation of a profitable company where the seller was the business. If you did the standard rule of thumb calculations, the business was worth $250,000-275,000. How much is the business worth when the seller leaves…..not much. The way out without just closing the doors takes 2-5… Read More »

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What is SDE and Why is it Important?

SDE stands for Seller’s Discretionary Earnings and is also sometimes referred to as Cash Flow. What it reflects is the actual cash that should be available to a new owner of a business for sale. The Main Street Business arena is mostly filled with enterprising people that see being in business better than working for someone else. That… Read More »

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What price to pay for the American Dream?

I’ve stopped counting the number of new business owners that tell me they want to sell their business. When I ask them why, they say it’s not working out as they thought it would. I usually ask a few more questions for clarification to see if it is something that is fixable. When I ask them how much… Read More »

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Abrakadoodle Franchise Available in Northwest Arkansas

Abrakadoole Home-Based Franchise Model Growth in Children’s Education Industry is Strong and Growing! More than 73 million children under the age of 18 in the U.S., predicted to grow to over 80 million by 2020 $500 Billion spent annually on specialized products and service for children in the U.S. Growing franchise with 170+ units worlwide! Multiple Revenue Streams… Read More »

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Senior Helpers Franchise Available in Northwest Arkansas

SENIOR HELPERS Senior Helpers is the growing global brand that provides on-medical home care for seniors with mobility, cognitive and other age-related health issues. With the U.S. population over 65 years old expected to grow 56% over the next 20 years and senior car options becoming limited, the time has never been better to invest to help help… Read More »

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Vitality Bowls – Superfood Cafe Franchise Available in Northwest Arkansas

VITALITY BOWLS – SUPERFOOD CAFE If you’ve ever wanted to own a food and beverage business that serves dishes you’re proud to put your name behind, VITALITY BOWLS is the right opportunity for you. They focus on real healthy superfoods, healthy lifestyles and super-healthy franchises. Their motto is “The Food of Life” reflects their mission, which is to… Read More »

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Bennigan’s, Steak & Ale Franchise – Northwest Arkansas

Bennigan’s, Steak & Ale and Bennigan’s On the Fly franchise available for Northwest Arkansas. Bennigan’s is an iconic and beloved brand that is in high demand without enough supply! The latest MSA bump up has put Northwest Arkansas on the map for a Bennigan’s franchise. The emotional connection to Bennigan’s remains incredibly strong and their new prototype taps… Read More »

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Cinnaholic Gourmet Cinnamon Rolls – Northwest Arkansas

The Cinnaholic Bakery Advantages Cinnaholic is the first vegan cinnamon roll franchise experience Great brand awareness from Shark Tank episode High margins, low cost of goods Solid retail sales performance verified on Item 19 of FDD Easy preparation and production of product Small footprint and efficient design optimizes service speed Optimal business for multi-unit operator Focused line of… Read More »

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