Latest Media Releases
April 12, 2019
BizBuySell.com's First Quarter 2019 Insight Report shows a slight stall in record breaking transaction pace, but financial indicators point to continued overall strength in the market
March 26, 2019
New BizBuySell survey explores small business owner opinions on recent events, such as the U.S. government's most recent initiatives and overall outlook on the nation's economy.
January 17, 2019
BizBuySell.com's Annual 2018 Insight Report shows 2018 broke records for small businesses bought and sold and retiring baby boomers fueled the market as buyers eagerly exit the corporate world
October 10, 2018
BizBuySell.com's Third Quarter 2018 Insight Report reveals record highs in small business financials, allowing sellers to ask and receive more money than ever recorded.
September 12, 2018
Buyers are slightly more confident in today's transaction environment compared to last year while owners remain similarly optimistic they can earn a high for-sale price; most small business owners plan to offset tariff costs with price increases to customers.
July 9, 2018
BizBuySell.com's second quarter 2018 Insight Report examines the transactions and demographics behind the record levels of small businesses changing hands.
May 31, 2018
BizBuySell surveyed 2,300 small business owners and buyers to better understand the people behind the record breaking business-for-sale market.
April 6, 2018
BizBuySell.com's First Quarter 2018 Insight Report shows a record-breaking quarter for the business-for-sale market for sales prices and completed transactions.
January 10, 2018
BizBuySell.com's Fourth Quarter 2017 Insight Report shows strong second half of 2017 boosting business-for-sale market to new highs as businesses continue to thrive in today's strong economy.
November 14, 2017
Market confidence dips compared to 2016 as both buyers and sellers wonder how much longer business for sale prices will increase.
October 18, 2017
New BizBuySell survey explores small business owner opinions on recent events, such as freedom of speech debates and natural disaster preparedness.
October 9, 2017
BizBuySell.com's Third Quarter 2017 Insight Report shows this year is on pace to record the highest number of businesses changing hands since the report's inception in 2007.
August 30, 2017
New BizBuySell survey reveals how small business owners feel about cybersecurity, tax reform, the Amazon effect and the Trump administration.
BizBuySell surveyed 1,200 business owners to understand the expenses incurred during the four main phases of ownership - buying, starting, selling and expanding a business. The results provide an in-depth look at the $42 billion small business owners combine to spend annually during a business transition.
July 12, 2017
BizBuySell.com's Second Quarter 2017 Insight Report indicates 2017 is on track for record-breaking year of small business sales as deals close faster.
June 2, 2017
New BizBuySell survey reveals the small business community agree with many of Trump's plans.
April 10, 2017
BizBuySell.com's First Quarter 2017 Insight Report shows a hot and balanced market as key financials improve and more listings hit the market
February 27, 2017
New BizBuySell survey reveals the small business community agree with many of Trump's plans
January 9, 2017
BizBuySell.com's Fourth Quarter 2016 Insight Report shows small business transactions continue to reach new highs as growing financials make for a hot market
October 10, 2016
BizBuySell's Third Quarter 2016 Insight Report shows 2016 on pace to have highest number of businesses changing hands since report inception in 2007; Active for-sale listings reach record high too.
September 27, 2016
Both Buyers & Sellers Say Election Result Could Change Their Plans in the Market, Data Shows a Clinton Win Could Lead to More Sellers in 2017
July 7, 2016
BizBuySell's Second Quarter 2016 Insight Report shows market stabilizing at high activity levels; median time to market a business is about 6 months.
BizBuySell surveyed 1700 small business owners who have expressed an interest in selling, and more than 1300 buyers to provide an in-depth look at today's small business market demographics, preferences, motivations and trends.
April 6, 2016
BizBuySell's First Quarter 2016 Insight Report shows highest number of small businesses listed for sale since 2009, service and retail industries driving improving financial performance of sold businesses.
January 11, 2016
BizBuySell.com's Fourth Quarter 2015 Insight Report shows that while the number of businesses that changed hands decreased slightly, key financial indicators reached all-time highs, indicating a healthy, more balanced market.
December 17, 2015
BizBuySell survey of brokers reveals optimism that the business-for-sale market will continue to improve in 2016 despite concerns around rising healthcare costs and potential minimum wage hikes
October 7, 2015
BizBuySell.com's Third Quarter 2015 Insight Report shows business-for-sale activity below last year's numbers; Retail industry & Pacific region experience biggest year-over-year declines.
September 23, 2015
BizBuySell.com survey finds sellers optimistic toward the value of their business while many buyers favored last year's market; owners and prospective buyers show support for Trump's candidacy
July 8, 2015
BizBuySell.com's Second Quarter 2015 Insight Report shows that with small business financial performance on the rise, more small business owners are ready to cash in by selling
June 26, 2015
BizBuySell.com survey of small business owners and business brokers shows many owners are unaware of what to expect when it comes time to sell their businesses.
May 21, 2015
According to new data from business-for-sale marketplace BizBuySell, the median number of days it takes to sell a small business has been on a steady decline since mid-2012.
April 6, 2015
BizBuySell.com's First Quarter 2015 Insight Report shows strong transaction activity and robust business financials as the service and retail industries continue to drive market growth.
February 11, 2015
Owners, Potential Buyers Discuss How Direct to Consumer Business Models, Online Reviews Affect Reputation, Business Value and Eventual Sales Price in New BizBuySell Study
January 7, 2015
BizBuySell.com's Fourth Quarter 2014 Insight Report shows transactions continue to increase thanks to improving small business financials, retiring Baby Boomers; Seller confidence leading to higher asking and sale prices in fourth quarter.
December 30, 2014
BizBuySell survey of brokers reveals optimism that 2014 improvement will continue next year; respondents in East & Midwest more optimistic than those in West
October 24, 2014
Business Brokerage Press study shows business brokers most likely to list on and receive more responses from BizBuysell.com over other online listing sites.
October 6, 2014
BizBuySell.com's Third Quarter 2014 Insight Report shows transaction levels still on pace for record-breaking year, sellers now receiving a higher percentage of asking price and improved cash flow multiples
September 23, 2014
BizBuySell.com survey finds seller optimism up as previously buyer-friendly business-for-sale market begins to balance out
July 7, 2014
BizBuySell.com's Second Quarter 2014 Insight Report reveals transactions were just 3% short of record mark set in Q2 2008; year-to-date transactions on pace for biggest year since Report inception
May 28, 2014
In a nationwide survey of business brokers conducted by BizBuySell.com, the Internet's largest marketplace for buying or selling small businesses, more than 63 percent of respondents reported a year-over-year increase in the number of small business transactions.
May 12, 2014
BizBuySell.com commissioned a deeper look into the pool of prospective buyers and sellers to learn more about the individuals who are buying and selling in today's small business market. The study, which surveyed more than 2,000 buyers and sellers, uncovered several interesting market trends, particularly with respect to the racial identities, age, gender and military status of buyers and sellers.
April 7, 2014
BizBuySell.com's First Quarter 2014 Insight Report shows continued strong business-for-sale activity, well above historical levels, following 2013's record-breaking year.
January 8, 2014
Strong fourth quarter completes robust year in business-for-sale market; restaurant, retail industries see biggest gains in BizBuySell 2013 Insights Report.
December 17, 2013
Brokers say 2013 was a great year in business-for-sale activity, believe 2014 could be even better as more buyers and sellers enter the market.
October 22, 2013
Report by Business Brokerage Press finds brokers more likely to use and to receive leads from BizBuySell.com over other small business listing sites.
October 7, 2013
BizBuySell.com Insight Report shows significant spike in business sales for second straight quarter as economy, small business health continue to improve.
September 24, 2013
BizBuySell.com survey finds that improved optimism among business buyers is creating a vibrant business succession market for both buyers and sellers.
July 8, 2013
BizBuySell.com Insight Report shows significant spike in business sales for third straight quarter with restaurant, retail industries leading growth.
April 8, 2013
BizBuySell.com Insight Report shows significant spike in business-for-sale market as compared to same time in 2012; Sales prices reach two-year high
April 4, 2013
As the economy recovers, business brokers are optimistic that both buyers and sellers will be more aggressive in the business-for-sale marketplace.
March 12, 2013
With rapid improvements in smartphone and tablet technology, Americans have changed how they shop for everyday goods and services. The same holds true in the business-for-sale marketplace, where mobile is enabling anytime, anywhere access to promising new business ventures.
January 7, 2013
BizBuySell.com's Q4 2012 Insights Report shows a 43.4 percent jump in business-for-sale activity during the final three weeks of December relative to 2011's year-end sales pace.
January 1, 2013
BizBuySell.com, the Internet's largest marketplace for buying or selling a business, announced today a partnership with the Coin Laundry Association (CLA) to bring its database of over 40,000 business-for-sale listings to the association's PlanetLaundry website.
November 28, 2012
Brokers are seeing more buyers and sellers in business-for-sale market, but list national debt and the potential fiscal cliff as the biggest factors compromising economic recovery
October 8, 2012
BizBuySell.com's Q3 2012 Insights Report indicates small business getting healthier and business-for-sale market continues long-term slow, but steady growth amidst uncertainty of election, tax changes
September 5, 2012
Results from a survey conducted by BizBuySell.com also suggest that seller financing has been a key element in business sales in tough lending environment
July 6, 2012
Despite slowing transaction rates in the second quarter, BizBuySell.com's Q2 2012 Insights Report indicates that year-to-date transactions for 2012 remain above 2011 numbers, suggesting that the business transaction marketplace still has sufficient momentum for modest recovery in 2012.
June 11, 2012
A BizBuySell.com survey of business owners highlights positive economic effect of buying a business, underscores unique opportunity for vendors, suppliers
April 4, 2012
BizBuySell's Q1 2012 Insights Report reveals that four percent more businesses were sold in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year. As a result, the first quarter of 2012 is the most active quarter for small business transactions in over three years.
February 6, 2012
A BizBuySell report on small business investment and hiring shows business succession has economic ripple effect on U.S. economy akin to that of real estate market turnover
January 4, 2012
BizBuySell's annual year-end report finds more small businesses were sold in 2011 than in 2010, spurred by slightly decreased valuations, improved business performance, and slow improvement in capital access.
November 14, 2011
It's Global Entrepreneurship Week so BizBuySell has assembled a collection of fun facts regarding entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship around the world.
October 3, 2011
The number of closed business-for-sale transactions reported in Q3 2011 rose 3.5% year over year, fueled by lower business valuations.
August 15, 2011
Survey conducted by BizBuySell.com shows that financing continues to be the largest factor preventing small business transactions from closing.
July 1, 2011
An eight percent year-over-year increase in closed business-for-sale transactions in Q2 2011 suggests a latent supply of profitable businesses coming to the market.
May 24, 2011
Results from a survey conducted by BizBuySell.com suggest that 2011 may be the time to sell for small business owners.
April 13, 2011
Site reports strong traffic growth to reach a new record of more than 575,000 unique visitors in March.
April 4, 2011
Business brokers report a two percent increase in closed business-for-sale transactions in Q1 2011 versus Q1 2010.
February 22, 2011
BizBuySell.com's survey results show that business owners who have been hesitant to sell may want to consider preparing their business for sale in 2011.
January 5, 2011
The nation's business brokers closed more business-for-sale transactions in 2010 than in 2009, according to data released by the country's largest online business-for-sale marketplace.
November 16, 2010
BizBuySell.com's survey results reveal that small businesses have yet to feel significant benefits from the Small Business Jobs Act, while lack of available financing continues to hinder business-for-sale transactions.
October 5, 2010
BizBuySell.com reports lack of available financing as the primary reason for stagnant year-over-year closed transaction volumes.
August 10, 2010
BizLink will allow IBBA and M&A Source members to post business-for-sale listings more efficiently and with increased visibility.
April 6, 2010
Business valuation metrics decline even as business-for-sale transactions continue to rebound
January 26, 2010
Together with BizBuySell, the acquisition of BizQuest complements and solidifies LoopNet's leadership in the online business-for-sale marketplace sector.
January 7, 2010
Service businesses and restaurants lead the recovery as business-for-sale closed transaction prices return to levels not seen since mid-2008
October 6, 2009
Business-for-sale transactions begin to increase after hitting bottom in recent months
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