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Selling a Business

Succession Planning

Now Is the Time to Think About Your Small-Business Succession Plan

Will you be leaving control of your company to family or your employees? Or will you just sell it to an interested party?
Selling a Business

The 6 Types of Buyers for Your Business

Educating yourself on each buyer type is one of the first steps in beginning to plan the sale of your company.
Succession Planning

Use Make-a-Will Month to Plan Your Small-Business Exit Strategy

Your business plan should also take into consideration what happens when you are no longer here.
Selling a Business

Here Are 6 Considerations When You're Thinking of Selling Your Business

Incredible opportunity, both personal and professional, can come from a sale. But you've also got to be prepared for what lies ahead.
If I Knew Then

The Founder of Essie Reflects on the Evolution of Her Iconic Nail Polish Brand

The cosmetics company founder Essie Weingarten reflects on the obstacles and triumphs of growing a business.
IPO

Twinkies Maker Hostess Brands Shelves Sale for IPO

The move underscores the growth prospects of Hostess as well as its quick turnaround.
Selling a Business

3 Reasons You Should Sell Your Business

Owners who ponder over selling their business do not always do so out of financial desperation or trouble but usually because they are looking for the next opportunity.
Selling a Business

How Do You Make Your Business Sale-Ready From the Beginning?

Even if you're just starting out, it may be smart to start planning for that big day. Here are three considerations.
Acquisitions

Yelp Might Be Exploring a Sale

The consumer review website has put itself on the block for as much as $3.5 billion, one report says.
Selling a Business

3 Situations Where It Makes Sense to Sell a Part of Your Business

Bringing in a partner or investors could lead to significant growth.
Hewlett-Packard

HP to Sell Image-Sharing Service Snapfish

The company is being sold to District Photo for an undisclosed sum.
Personal Finance

7 Calculations to Consider to Retire Comfortably

First, figure out your number. Then determine how much you need to sell your business for to reach it.
Selling a Business

4 Ways to Build the Mental Fortitude Needed to Transition From Your Business

When it's time to walk away, you must figure out your options and prepare yourself for a big chance.
Selling a Business

Looking to Sell Your Business? Think About it Like This.

Keep negotiations moving, employees productive and leaders focused while moving your company to the next phase.