Entrepreneurial

Businesses trim costs to combat lagging sales

December 22, 2010

USA-RETAIL/BLACKFRIDAYTina Bean’s wish for 2011 is that people will open their wallets more.

“People don’t want to spend money,” said Bean, the owner of Port Arthur, Texas-based pet food dealer, Five Star Feed Store. “They are buying necessities and that’s it.”

Is your business failing? It’s your fault

September 3, 2009

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Brace yourself, because George Cloutier has some unsettling news: your failing business is your fault.