Most prospective business buyers really don't know from the outset the exact type of business they want to buy. Experienced business brokers an

Statistics reveal that out of about 15 would-be business buyers, only one will actually buy a business. It is important that potential sellers

Today's independent business marketplace attracts a wide variety of buyers eager for a piece of ownership action. Buyers of small businesses ar

In many cases, the buyer and seller reach a tentative agreement on the sale of the business, only to have it fall apart. There are reasons this

“Deep-pocketed investors often set aside money to buy into private equity funds.  Such investments tend to be riskier but can generate highe

If there were any doubt that women owners are an ever-growing force on the independent business scene, new studies of leading female entrepreneur

The telephone rings, the caller receives a message welcoming them, then she is asked to dial the extension of the person she wants to talk to.

The following appeared in a study, Financial Difficulties of Small Businesses and Reasons for Their Failure, prepared for the Small Business Ad

As the federal government and the state governments look for more ways to bring in money, the independent contractor status is a likely place f

A recent article in the Boston Globe reported that although more attention is on the large, primarily publicly held companies, more and more pe

Small companies are the innovators. The need for large companies to acquire small companies is necessary in order for the former to capture new

The median sales of a company going public has gone from an average $15 million in 1999 and 2000 to $164 million in 2004.  Smaller companies h