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Location, Location

Where you decide to locate can make or break your business.

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A lot of growing businesses can boil their distribution equation down to one variable: location. The better your location, the higher your sales will be. Of course, a good location must be balanced by a reasonable cost--a site in Times Square might produce lots of foot traffic, but the rent could bankrupt you in a month.

Excerpted from Grow Your Business