Saving Money on Your Purchases

Always find out if your business is eligible for discounts.

Businesses that sell to other businesses commonly have a wholerange of quoted charges, offering discounts of 50 percent or moredepending on the quantity purchased, the terms, the length of therelationship and other considerations. You may be able tocomfortably conform to some of these requirements, qualifying youfor a lower price. To find out, ask about discounts and what isnecessary to earn them. You may be able to get anything, from aninterest-free loan in the form of trade credit to a substantialdiscount for paying early.

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