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How to Work Out Sales Projections

In the context of business planning, it would be fair to say that producing financial projections is the most teeth-clenching, hair –tearing, sweat-inducing, sanity-defying task of them all. This is particularly true with regard to sales or revenue calculations. The business is judged by its sales, and your sales projections […]

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A list of Grants and financial assistance

As a small business, one of the biggest challenges in trying to grow sales is recruting of new personnel due to the high costs of employment – not only in terms of salary, but also in terms of additional taxation and charges, and also sometimes additional cost of employee insurance, training and induction. […]

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Strategising with pop-up shops

Pop-up shops are, in a nutshell, temporary retail spaces leased for a short, flexible hire term. The original concept for a pop-up shop was based on Japanese consumer culture and its devotion to rare and limited edition products.  The concept was soon snapped up world-wide by corporate brands and high-end […]

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Business grants: The 10 Commandments

To be forewarned is to be forearmed. When it comes to the whole business of applying for a grant with one of the agencies such as County Enterprise Board, Enterprise Ireland, LEADER companies, there are few ‘rules’  that generally apply. I talk about them here: 1. Not all Grants have […]

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