Cash Flow Strategies

Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: The Soup Market

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: The Soup Market

The Profit TV show airs on Tuesday nights, 10 pm on CNBC. Last night's episode featured The Soup Market, a restaurant in Wisconsin that specializes in soups. This is the third episode of the season, and I was disappointed with the lack of financial information provided. The episode dealt more with the personal drama going on between the owner and employees than with business details. Also, I don't think the business was struggling with cash flow or profits. I believe the business presented an opportunity to Marcus Lemonis. So this episode provided more lessons to a would-be investor than to...

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How To Know if Your Employees Are Stealing Your Cash

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How To Know if Your Employees Are Stealing Your Cash

Does this sound familiar? You’ve delegated cash flow management and bookkeeping to an employee. When it’s time to pay bills, they show you the bills and available cash. There’s not enough cash to cover the bills. You don’t understand how this can be. You know your margins. You know your overhead. You don’t have any old receivables. You should have cash to pay bills. You conclude it must be your fault. If you could just increase sales, if you could just trim some overhead, if you could just learn to live on less, you would have enough money to pay...

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: DiLascia - California T-Shirts

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: DiLascia - California T-Shirts

The Profit TV show season is here and it airs on Tuesday nights, 10 pm on CNBC. I love this show! Every business owner should watch it. If you’d rather listen to the blog post, watch the video. The written blog post appears below the video.   The Facts DeLascia - California T-shirts specializes in custom designed, screen-printed t-shirts Business run by three siblings - Patrick (designer), Kelly and Daniel Started business in 2008 in Los Angeles Mostly a wholesale business, its customers being department stores Recently lost its biggest customer Sales over past three years Y2014 $1M Y2015 $900K Y2016 to...

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Farrell's Ice Cream Parlor

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Cash Flow Lessons from The Profit: Farrell's Ice Cream Parlor

The Profit TV show season premiere aired last night. I love this show! Every business owner should watch it. If you'd rather listen to the blog post, watch the video. The written blog post appears below the video.   Last night's episode featured Farrell's Ice Cream Parlor. The Facts $17M in sales 5 locations 3 locations make a combined profit of $600K 2 locations lose money and bring total profit down to $250K The 2 locations that are losing money burn almost 2/3 of the profit No cash reserves $1.9M in debt that includes bank loans, legal fees, store build-out...

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