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Archive for January, 2009

While there are no truly recession proof small businesses, fitness centers come close. And there are good reasons for this: Health club membership continues to grow as more and more people realize the health benefits of regular exercise. Excercise is an excellent stress reducer. Health club members enjoy the social benefits of participation in regular activities… Continue Reading


Are you a seasoned business person or experienced professional? Then you know that getting your business appraisal done right is one of the most demanding challenges you are likely to face. Idle curiousity aside, a casual “spot check” somewhere on the Web will not do. As the economic climate gets tougher, your business valuation must… Continue Reading


If you are wondering how the current economic downturn is affecting the restaurant values, there is no better way to find out than by studying the recent business sales. The food and drink industry, classified under the SIC code 5812 and NAICS 7225, is huge and restaurants sell quite often. Consider some of these numbers,… Continue Reading


If there is one measure of financial performance that stands out in the retail industry it is sales per square foot or SPF for short. Retail stores are often benchmarked using SPF – and there are good reasons for doing this: Floor space is expensive. Successful retailers utilize it to maximize their revenues. For each… Continue Reading