SCORE’s latest infographic answers the question, “are women-owned businesses as successful as male-owned businesses?” This infographic highlights the findings of part 1 of “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship.”
You’re not alone if you inherited the family business with no formal succession plan in place. About 64 percent of family companies don’t have a written succession plan, while another 19 percent have one “in progress.” Use these tips to find your footing after you’ve suddenly inherited the family business.
Small business owners heading into 2018 have a lot to be happy about — but they've also got some major concerns about the continued success of their businesses, including taxes, cash flow, and technology.
Contracts form the lifeblood of any enterprise, and they’re often a company’s single greatest economic asset. Yet, according to the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM), poor contract management is costing companies an average of 9 percent of their annual revenues.
Some challenges will put stress on your business — and yourself — more than others, and bouncing back after such a challenge can be crucial in your long-term recovery.
At SCORE, we know that access to the resources businesses need when facing unforeseen circumstances is essential for survival.
If you see any of these five signs in your company, it’s likely that you have run out of steam (or are on the verge of doing so) and it’s time to make some changes.
The small business owners who participated in the nationwide survey are happy with their businesses today, and 80 percent are optimistic about the future of the U.S. economy in general.
We surveyed more than 18,000 SCORE clients to find out how business owners are faring. We collected these results to create our first data report,The Megaphone of Main Street.