Category Archives: Business Expansion

WHAT TO DO WHEN AFFECTED BY A NATURAL DISASTER

Expect the Unexpected

Most recently we have witnessed the devastation of the hurricane of the east coast,  Natural disasters have become seemingly more popular in the news and around the world. It has been called to our attention that no matter where one does business, IT can happen to you! In the past decade we have seen; floods, earthquakes, fires, mudslides, tornadoes, and hurricanes which have caused millions of dollars in damages to everything they touch. While we can’t control the weather, we may be able to lessen the impact of these instances if they are to happen to your business. Learn the basics in staying calm and preparing an emergency plan.


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Adding a Financing Arm to Your B2B Business

“aka” In-House Customer Payment Plans

With majority of business processes automated – payment plans are more
readily available than ever before. This includes business goods, services, and
consumer goods – almost everything under the sun can be financed.

With that being said it is crucial for a business to offer payment plans for products and services to keep up with competition and most importantly grow sales and increase revenue.

Commonly, a customer that wants or requires a finance option is often not going to share that with whom they are purchasing from. Keep in mind, 100% of your customers that pay cash are already doing so. So suppliers offering a financing option have the chance to convert more existing prospects into buyers.


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Brewery Start-Up Event – San Diego

Do you know what it takes to have a successful brewery?

This past week, June 14, 2016 at Silo in the Makers Quarter of Downtown San Diego, a group of brewers, future brewers and industry folks gathered to discuss the current state of the brewing industry and its’ future. Elaine Rodriquez, ILS’ very own Brewing Finance Expert was amongst the attendees.

The educational event spotlight was on the panel of 4 experienced, well-known brewers from San Diego. Panel consisted of: Doug Constantiner of Societe Brewing Co, Jim Crute of Lightening Brewery, Jacob McKean of Modern Times Beer and Curtis Hawes of Second Chance Beer Co. Continue reading

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