The number of small businesses hiring full-time employees lines up with previously estimated predictions, and the results are promising. If your small business is looking to expand, the time to act is now.
Restaurant sales are on the rise, and it’s time for your restaurant to embrace this trend immediately. The economy cannot do this on its own, though, and there are things you, as a restaurant owner, can do to continually boost sales. However, new business models require funding, and a capital advance could be the solution you need.
2015 brings minimum wage hikes for a number of states, with more states to follow in the coming years. It may seem the only way to cope with this hike in labor costs is to raise the price of menu items and downsize your number of employees. These are not your only options to deal with this short-term hurdle.
Credit card processing fees can be a confusing whirlwind for business owners, making the possibility of overpaying extremely likely. Researching and understanding what each provider has to offer puts you in control of how much your business will spend, the way your community views your establishment and employee satisfaction.
Some restaurants are going debt-free, but does that make sense for your business? Although some debt is decidedly “bad debt,” other investments can help accelerate your restaurant’s growth. Careful consideration of debt options is essential; read on for questions you can ask for a quick debt self-evaluation.
As your small business gains traction in this economy, you may find that it’s time to add employees. We wrote in February about ways you can find and attract the right employees for your business, which is a critical first step toward expanding your headcount. But whether your small business is growing from one or two employees, or from 50 … Read More