Posts Tagged“business”

Self storage units aren’t just for individuals and families. They can be a great asset to businesses that have space issues, need flexibility for stock, and require better security, protection, and proper storing conditions to protect their goods. Too often businesses aren’t using their space efficiently. They’re either cramped with overstock and have difficulty operating day-to-day; or, they’re renting too large a space, which may help during busier seasons, but is unused and costing too much the rest of the year.Traditional retail stores, offices, and small, online businesses are some of the groups who benefit from storing their office supplies,…

Many businesses within the food industry depend on the use of artificial food dyes to colour their food and beverage products. They use artificial colours because consumers expect their food and beverages to look a certain way — they want their cherry-flavored candy to be red and cheddar cheese to be orange. The food industry can’t do away with food colouring altogether, but they can opt for more natural alternatives.   Many consumers are concerned about the use of artificial dyes in their food products and beverages because they believe that they have negative health effects. Studies have suggested that…

The time has come for your small business to make the switch from shared hosting onto a Virtual Private Server (VPS), offering you a greater amount of your own resources without requiring you to share with other websites, faster speeds, and better security. Alternatively, your established company already works on a VPS but is looking for more advanced options without having to order a dedicated server and over-pay for features you don’t need. Regardless of where you are in your growth as a business, there is a flexible VPS plan out there that will suit your needs and allow you…

Starting your own business is a dream come true for thousands of entrepreneurs, whether you’re turning your passion project into your profession, opening a restaurant, or taking your skills and starting your own firm. But it’s a risk – that’s what being an entrepreneur means. Many businesses wind up shutting down when their owners get in over their heads in debt, with their assets sold off and creditors in line to claim the proceeds. The key to surviving in business is knowing where you stand and predicting trouble before you’re in it. The sooner you know you can’t handle your…

Shopping online for a gift, a woman finds the perfect jewelry box for her friend. Satisfied with her discovery, she clicks the checkout button only to learn her order is below the minimum purchase requirement. Searching the site, she can’t find anything else she likes, so she buys a similar jewelry box from a competitor who doesn’t have quantity stipulations. What happened here? The first ecommerce vendor imposed a mandatory minimum to check out, which cost them the sale. Below, we’ll examine a few of the pros and cons of minimum order requirements. Pro: Covers Shipping Costs The primary reason…