Ohio offers grant for international marketing

Rapid technological advancements are making international business accessible for companies of all sizes, but the opportunity for new sales comes at a cost – not the least of which is introducing your product to a new, foreign audience. The Ohio Department of Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration can

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The Tools to Make a Greater Profit

A recap of our 2011 Wholesale/Distribution Annual Seminar, by Barnes Dennig Senior Accountant Tyler Duff: A successful distributor should plan for profit, take it off the top and maintain a net profit before taxes of at least 30 percent. To get there, Dr. Don A. Rice said, it is

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White House, Congress debate LIFO repeal

As the White House and Congress continue their debate about raising the government’s debt ceiling, one of the issues on the table is a repeal of “last-in, first-out” accounting, which would essentially mean a multi-billion dollar tax increase on companies that utilize the accounting method. President Obama and other Democratic

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Innovate from within

Often times the best sources of technological innovation for your company are the systems, assets and relationships you already have in place. The key is to find new and better ways to utilize them. That was one of the major messages of Barnes Dennig’s recent wholesale / distribution roundtable on

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Don’t rush into the recovery

A drought will expose the bottom of a stream. When the water is low, you can see the rocks that weren’t visible when the stream was flowing at full force. The same is true of a business in a slow economy. All of the little rocks — the things that

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