The BizBuySell Small Business Community

  • Get Expert Advice

  •  • Find Local Service Professionals

  •  • Share Your Experiences

Are the comps for retail businesses inclusive of inventory or exclusive of inventory?

Ronald Hoxter

Answer This Question

max 5000 characters

Web Reference (optional)

e.g., ""

Review Community Guidelines

Help keep our Community clean and on topic. The BizBuySell Community is a place where you can discuss your questions, concerns and knowledge with others you can trust. It is not OK to use this forum to solicit others for personal or financial gain, or to rant about personal issues. It's all in the guidelines.

Submit Your Answer
Answers (1)
No User Photo
The BAF Group LLC

Frankly, that is the problem with comps, in the Business Brokerage arena: You have no idea what yardstick the Broker or Seller is using. Most do not include Inventory, but that is not always the case. Adjustments for the Owner's Compensation and Benefits are other items that can skew the comps.

Mar 16, 2016

Start a Discussion