Negotiation

How can you best negotiate vendor terms on your business expenses? Find out in our features Expense to Profit articles on Negotiation!

How Your Vendors May Be Overcharging You (Without You Knowing)

Every business needs the services and support of vendors and contractors to ensure smooth and seamless business operations. Vendors often provide businesses with goods and services they cannot produce or perform themselves.

How Your Vendors May Be Overcharging You (Without You Knowing)2023-01-10T09:01:22-05:00

Vendors Raising Costs: Because They Need to Or Because They Can?

One thing we can all agree on is that prices have risen since the end of the pandemic. Businesses and consumers have had to deal with a gradual and rapid product and service pricing shift.

Vendors Raising Costs: Because They Need to Or Because They Can?2022-12-07T11:05:23-05:00

Managing Food and Costs in Your Restaurant

Restaurant owners have a lot of duties to manage. Cost management comes first on the long list, then delivering exceptional customer service, paying bills, and processing payroll. A restaurant's objective is to give patrons wonderful experiences while making money from them. Any restaurant owner who wants to succeed at this must control food costs and other expenses.

Managing Food and Costs in Your Restaurant2022-08-16T16:34:55-04:00

How to Select and Manage Your Vendor Partners

Managing your business goes beyond providing your customers with quality services and taking note of their feedback. It encompasses dealing with suppliers, contractors, and vendors to ensure everything runs smoothly behind the scenes. Choosing your vendor partners very carefully can significantly affect your business.

How to Select and Manage Your Vendor Partners2022-08-08T17:30:32-04:00

Have You Reviewed Your Banking Fees?

As we attempt to move into a post-COVID world, it is essential to review your business operations to reduce expenses and boost profits. As a business owner, you should also consider costs that you may even deem somewhat determined or non-negotiable. These expenses can include something such as banking fees.

Have You Reviewed Your Banking Fees?2022-02-08T13:55:51-05:00

Business Expenses You Should Cut Down on During A Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an enormous toll not only on our relationships but also on our livelihoods and businesses. Owners of companies who are struggling to stay afloat need to look for ways to continue operations. Measures include cutting down on some costs to increase the business's profit margin. Listed below are a few expenses that we suggest you should reduce during the pandemic.

Business Expenses You Should Cut Down on During A Pandemic2021-01-22T15:30:57-05:00

How to Renegotiate a Commercial Real Estate Lease

You might not know it, but you have the power to renegotiate your lease's maintenance terms when the time comes. Here’s why (and how).

How to Renegotiate a Commercial Real Estate Lease2021-10-21T09:38:50-04:00

22 Ways to Reduce Overhead Costs for Small Businesses

If you are a business owner, you are likely feeling the effects right now of the COVID-19-induced economic downturn and looking for creative ways to reduce overhead costs. Learn more.

22 Ways to Reduce Overhead Costs for Small Businesses2020-08-13T19:13:18-04:00

How to Do a Spend Analysis with the COAT Method

A spend analysis is a process to audit and understand all of your business expenses. We'll show you how to conduct one and save money in this article.

How to Do a Spend Analysis with the COAT Method2020-08-13T19:13:18-04:00

What is Spend Analysis?

If you find yourself wondering “where does the money go?,” it’s time to invest in a spend analysis. However, you might not know what a spend analysis is. This article is for you. Learn more.

What is Spend Analysis?2020-08-13T19:11:15-04:00
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