D9.3 Business Life Cycle and Industry Type

How to Manage Your Business Life Cycle and Industry Type

Businesses, like people, are born, grow and the owners exit at some point. What stage is your business at? Are you about to start your business? Have you been operating for a while and would like to grow your business? Are you ready to exit your business for a new challenge? Or maybe you are approaching retirement and would like to transition out of the business. No matter what stage your business is at, 12Faces has specialist resources relating to the various business life cycles.  Some resources relating to a specific type of industry – say manufacturing, retail or service have been added to this category. If not, you will find them in other areas. Contact us if you cannot find what you are looking for at [email protected]

How Thinking Ahead leads to Profitable Business Exit Sale

At some point down the track, you will most likely find yourself with a successful business that you want to sell or pass to another. These exits can be planned or unplanned.  Either way, it is best to be ready to exit. It is quite likely that the value of your business,...

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How to Plan for Manufacturing Industries

Manufacturing Manufacturing businesses typically import raw materials and convert them into products that are passed down the chain to later manufacture as parts or to wholesalers & retailers as fully finished products for sale to consumers. Learn how to plan for manufacturing industries. Despite the huge range of products they manufacture,...

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Resources for Wholesale / Retail Industries

Wholesale/Retail Wholesale and Retail business focus on importing products from a number of manufacturers or downstream wholesalers in bulk.  They then repackage this into smaller quantities of a size that their customers want to purchase. They make their money from a markup on the price they pay for the product...

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How to Manage a Stable Business

Much of what is written in the business literature is focused on growth businesses.  However, it is likely that the majority of smaller businesses are not focused on growth but are happy to sail along as they are.  This can be for various reasons; owners don't want the risk, the...

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