Buying A Business

How a Revitalization Plan Saved a Family Tavern and Turned It Into a Thriving Business

Bull Run Restaurant Shirley MA
When the historic Bull Run Restaurant was put up for sale, Allison Tocci saw an amazing opportunity. The historic Bull Run Restaurant had been in Alison Tocci's family for generations. Recognized its true value and untapped potential, she decided to buy it. With her background in marketing and music, she and her husband George came up with a revitalization. Learn the steps Alison and her husband took to turn the Bull Run once again into a thriving business. [...]

Infographic: Why Buying or Selling a Small Business is Becoming a Big Deal

buying or selling a small business infographic
View our infographic of BizBuySell's 2016 report on buying or selling a small business illustrating the growing popularity of entrepreneurship. According to BizBuySell’s Q4 2016 Insight Report, this can be attributed to an improving small business environment, with more owners looking to sell, more qualified buyers on the market and better financing options. [...]

Buying a Convenience Store: Why This Local Mainstay Will Never Be Replaced by High Tech Bodegas

buying a convenience store offers many advantages
Convenience stores have a lot to offer their community. They’re a one-stop place where consumers can fill up their gas tank, grab a sandwich and be in and out in a matter of minutes. They have unmatched speed in transactions, offer a wide variety of merchandise, including grab-and-go food service. [...]

America’s Best-Selling Businesses: What People Bought in 2015 and How Much They Paid

BizBuySell released its 2015 fourth quarter Insight Report, reporting closed transaction data for the U.S. business-for-sale market. Transactions stabilized in 2015, with the year ending at 3.6 percent below 2014’s record of highest number of reported transactions since BizBuySell first started tracking data in 2007. View the full infographic next. [...]

7 Critical Questions To Ask Sellers Before Buying A Business

Andrew Cagnetta, CEO of Transworld Business Advisors offers some sound advice on buying a business. Read seven vital questions you should ask sellers that can provide valuable information about the business and whether or not it is right for you.

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5 Reasons to Consider Buying a Self-Storage Facility or Warehouse

why self storage facilities and warehouses make great investments
When thinking of owning the perfect business, don't worry about reinventing the wheel. Self-storage facilities and warehouses may not have the glamour and sex appeal of a tech start-up or a new food concept, but they’re a far cry from a passing trend. They can make a great business investment and now is the time. [...]

How to Use Your Retirement Funds for the Down Payment on a Business Loan

ROBS Business Funding
When it comes to small business financing, many mistakenly believe it’s a ‘pick one and done’ kind of deal. However, in many cases, using multiple methods to reach your desired capital amount is possible and preferable. Mixing and matching can create a customized financing plan that’s perfectly molded to your needs and can save you money. [...]

Three Reasons to Buy an Established Business or Franchise for Sale

it's smart to buy an existing business or franchise
If you want to own your own business and wouldn’t mind a potential head start, it’s time to look at established businesses or franchise resales.  Both have their benefits, depending on your situation. Read this post to learn three key reasons to buy an established business or franchise for sale. [...]

10 Reasons to Buy a Business Instead of Starting a New One


Running a Business on Wheels: How More Entrepreneurs Are Finding Success Owning a Mobile Business

An increasing number of entrepreneurs are deciding to open their shops on wheels. What’s the attraction? With studies showing that over 50 percent of all startups failing within the first 5 years, more entrepreneurs are choosing to lower their operational costs and reduce their risk while embracing the perks of a mobile business environment. [...]