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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Tea 2 Go

cash flow lessons from the profit

Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Tea 2 Go

The Profit TV show airs on Tuesday nights, 10 pm on CNBC. Last week’s episode featured Tea 2 Go, a retail store selling made-to-order tea and loose leaf tea. The final outcome was Marcus starting another company, American Tea & Spice Shop. Each business offers franchises. There aren't a lot of cash flow lessons in this episode as it dealt mainly with products, franchise management and the personal drama between the owner and his son. However, Tea 2 Go did make one of the most common and deadly cash flow mistakes. The Facts Tea 2 Go was launched in 2012 as...

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Pacific Hospitality Design

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Pacific Hospitality Design

The Profit TV show airs on Tuesday nights, 10 pm on CNBC. Last night’s episode featured PH Design (Pacific Hospitality Design Inc), a manufacturer of furniture for commercial spaces such as hotel rooms and restaurants. Watch the video of me reading this blog post and crunching Pacific Design's numbers in Excel, or read for yourself below! The Facts Pacific Hospitality Design was founded by Gilbert Martinez 40 years ago. The business is located in Los Angeles and is run by Gilbert, and his daughter Anna. PH Design designs and manufactures furniture for restaurants and hotels. Some of their clients are The...

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Murchison-Hume

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Murchison-Hume

The Profit TV show airs on Tuesday nights, 10 pm on CNBC. Last night’s episode featured Murchison-Hume, a manufacturer of natural, home cleaning products. Listen to me read this blog post or read below for yourself! The Facts Murchison-Hume was founded in 2008 in Sydney Australia by Max and Peter Kater after their son experienced allergic reactions to household cleaners. Max Kater was a fashion editor before starting the company. Revenue in Australia reached seven figures, and that's when they moved the company to the US. It's been five years since the company moved to US, and the product has failed to...

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Honest Foods Catering

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Honest Foods Catering

The Profit TV show airs on Tuesday nights, 10 pm on CNBC. Last night’s episode featured Honest Foods Catering, a caterer in Chicago. As we move through the season, the episodes are providing less and less financial data. Still, each episode is packed full of valuable lessons for small business owners. Let's dive in! Read the blog post below or listen to me read it in the video below. The Facts Honest Foods Catering is a catering business in Chicago The business was started in 1997 by Tad Devlin with $3K 80% of its revenue is received from the film industry...

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Flex Watches

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Flex Watches

The Profit TV show airs on Tuesday nights, 10 pm on CNBC. Last night's episode featured Flex Watches, a company that makes watches and donates part of its sales to charity. This week we are back to business (no more personal drama)! I didn't quite get the financial-number-crunching fix that I wanted, but this was a great episode. The case of Flex Watches will teach you more about marketing, though, than cash flow. But it did provide me with a huge cash flow Ah-Ha. Watch or read below for the lessons learned. The Facts The business started in 2010 and...

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