Separating Yourself from the Market
Creating an Innovative Strategy for your Business
The strategy is fundamental in creating significant value in your business and leads to sustained growth and returns. To create a successful strategy, you must ensure that it has the following:
* Ability to create new markets;
* Provides elements that inspire excitement and intrigue;
* Focus on specified markets;
* Employee-driven value.
Changing the ApproachJoAnn Lombardi, VR Business Brokers/Mergers & Acquisitions, President
How Unlimited Choices Have Given Way to New Marketing
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Since the beginning of the 20th century, advertising drove our economy in the form of a pre-packaged, one-way story. Today, it's a different story. We've gone from three channels to 500 and from no web pages to a billion web pages. The choices that consumers have today are astronomical. There are more than 100 brands of nationally-advertised bottled water. Starbucks offers 19,000 different ways to order a beverage. With all the options available to the consumer, the shift of power cannot be understated.
Small Business Transactions Reach Record High as Buyers Shrug Off Amazon Effect.
BizBuySell.com's Third Quarter 2017 Insight Report shows this year is on pace to record the highest number of businesses changing hands since the report's inception in 2007.
San Francisco, CA - BizBuySell.com, the Internet's largest business-for-sale marketplace, reported today a record number of businesses changing hands in the third quarter of 2017. The full results are included in BizBuySell's Q3 2017 Insight Report, which aggregates statistics from business-for-sale transactions reported by participating business brokers nationwide.
A total of 2,589 closed transactions were reported in the third quarter of 2017, a 24 percent increase from this time last year. This puts the number of year to-date transactions at 7,491, positioning 2017 to be a record-breaking year of small business transactions. It also continues a two-year trend of robust quarter-over-quarter business-for-sale market growth, with Q4 of 2016 being the only outlier. While many factors may be contributing to the active business-for-sale environment, a solid economy, optimism for tax reform and relaxed regulations under President Trump may be encouraging more entrepreneurs to enter small business ownership.
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Must Know Resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses
Enjoys a challenge. Fast thinking. Thrives under pressure. These are all characteristics shared by successful entrepreneurs. And it's no coincidence that they're also traits shared by servicemen and women in the U.S. military. While it may seem that the lack of a business background may hinder veterans from pursuing entrepreneurship, veterans are often a great fit for business ownership because of the leadership skills they gained while serving.
Fortunately, many organizations recognize that veterans are in a unique situation when beginning careers as business owners and work to support them in their entrepreneurial journey by offering educational and financial assistance. Here are a few of the options and resources available to retired members of the armed forces who are looking to set up shop on Main Street.
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Full Service Hair Salon & Spa | $450,000 | Miami, FL
VR Located in Boca Raton, FL has been engaged to assist in the Sale of a Medicare-Certified Home Care Agency.
Great opportunity to acquire two companies synergistically working together! A Medicare-Certified Home Care Agency servicing Palm Beach, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie Counties and a Nurse Registry servicing both Palm Beach and Broward Counties with an office building available for sale in Palm Beach County where both businesses reside! The Nurse Registry also has a satellite location in Broward County to accommodate the business sent in! Staffing and management agreements are in place between the two companies to allow them to share resources and personnel to achieve the highest degree of patient care while reducing duplication-of-services and increasing profitability of the entire organization. The companies are on track to have their best financial performance in 2017! Both companies enjoy a great reputation in the community.
|VR in Charleston, SC Facilitated the Sale of a Gas Station with Store and Car Wash.|
VR in Charleston, SC facilitated the sale of a Shell branded gas station, car wash and convenience store located in Hilton Head Island. The sellers had built the facility from the ground up and operated it for over 25 years. The sale included the real estate as well as the business. The new owner relocated from Florida to purchase and operate the business.
|In today's business climate, our clients demand quality and professionalism. We applaud our VR business intermediaries for a job well done! Here is a small sample of transactions that have closed across the VR network recently:|Electronic Component Distribution Company | $580,000 | Waukesha, WI Home Cleaning Service Company | $80,000 | Naples, FL Cabinetry Manufacturing & Installation
| $600,000 | Aspen, CO
Roofing Gutter & Exterior Repair Business
| $165,000 | Denver, CO
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