Aug 01

Brighton Windsor Moves Offices to Chicago

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CHICAGO, IL–(August 1, 2014) – Brighton Windsor Group, LLC today announced its relocation from its Palatine offices to downtown Chicago, Illinois. Brighton Windsor Group specializes in business advisory and management consulting solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. Helping companies nationwide optimize ...

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Oct 29

Reinvention of Small Business

Reinvention of Small Business

Passion is a Necessity as Small Business Owners are Working Longer Hours Working longer days and on weekends is becoming more common for small business owners. According to a Sage survey, 72% of small business owners report working longer days and more weekends than 5 years ago, and 40% are taking less vacation. See full ...

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Aug 28

All Money is NOT Created Equal…

$2 million in sales is $2 million less material, labor, subs and other costs of goods sold. BUT $2 million in savings is $2 million in savings! Contact us today to learn more about how YOU can capture savings in your business – just like no business owner should pay more in taxes than his or her fair share; no business ...

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Apr 12

Acronym of the day: EBITDA

Abbreviation for: Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization The equation itself is really quite simple: subtract expenses from revenue (excluding interests and taxes) without depreciation and amortization (what you pay for tangible and intangible assets). The remaining number paints a basic picture of ...

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Feb 24

Entrepreneurs show “resilience in adversity”

Hiscox released an interesting look at the DNA of entrepreneurs and how they are dealing with the state of the US and European economy. “The wide-ranging report offers unique insights into the mood and behavior of entrepreneurs in the United States and Europe as they grapple with economic crisis. They may be losing ...

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Feb 16

Federal Reserve Board: Beige Book January 2012 Update

Summary Contact reports from the twelve Federal Reserve Districts suggest that national economic activity expanded at a modest to moderate pace during the reporting period of late November through the end of December. Seven Districts characterized growth as modest; of the remaining five, New York and Chicago noted a pickup ...

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Aug 10

Highlights from Characteristics of Business Owners Report

The Characteristics of Business Owners: 2007 is the only report in the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2007 Survey of Business Owners (SBO) publication series to provide data on selected economic and demographic characteristics of the owners of U.S. respondent firms. Data aggregates are presented by gender, ethnicity, race, and ...

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Feb 10

Marketing Metrics: What CMOs Report

Marketing Metrics: What CMOs Report 1. Revenue metrics dominate: Revenue metrics (sales, market share) are the primary means they use to evaluate marketing activities. Unfortunately, few link marketing actions to critically important firm outcomes, such as customer retention (15%), profits (14%), brand value (11%), net ...

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Jan 17

Federal Reserve Board: Beige Book

Reports from the twelve Federal Reserve Districts suggest that economic activity continued to expand moderately from November through December. Conditions were said to be improving in the Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Richmond Districts. Activity increased modestly to moderately in the Cleveland, Atlanta, Chicago, St. ...

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