Can I Run a Report on Amount of Sales from Customer Groups in QuickBooks?
November 13, 2015 at 7:10 pm

Question: Is there some way in QuickBooks to run a report showing the amount of sales from a particular group of customers? Answer: Yes. QuickBooks allows you to define "Types of Customers." When you open a customer in the Customer Center, click on "Additional Info" on the left side of the screen. There you can…

3 Strategies That Turned $6 Into a Six-figure Business
November 12, 2015 at 2:51 pm

The day I decided to start my business, I had $6 in my pocket, no experience and zero connections. Needless to say, I made a lot of mistakes. However, within that first year, I was able to overcome a lot of obstacles and learn what it takes to truly succeed as an entrepreneur. Today I’m…

BIC Graphic Lets Distributors Price Pen
November 10, 2015 at 4:34 pm

As a follow up to the “Choose the Next BIC Pen” and “Name the Next BIC Pen” promotions, BIC Graphic, Clearwater, Fla., is now inviting promotional products distributors to help price the next new BIC pen. Distributors can choose from three price points: $0.49 (C), $0.59 (C) and $0.69 (C). All participants will receive 500…

11 Essentials for Being a Fit Small Business
November 10, 2015 at 3:23 pm

Is your business a fit small business? And what are the essentials for being a fit small business? Anyone who commits to running an Iron Man, riding the Tour de France, climbing mountains, running marathons or engaging in other highly physical endeavors, knows how important being fit is to take on and finish such a…

Holiday Shopping Boosts U.S. Retail Sales
December 12, 2014

U.S. retail sales perked up in November, as cheaper gas and an improving job market fueled a promising start to the holiday shopping season. Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.7 percent, the most in eight months, the Commerce Department said Thursday. Excluding gas stations, sales climbed a healthy 0.9 percent. Spending on motor vehicles accelerated 1.7 percent, while purchases at clothiers, online retailers, electronics stores and department stores all expanded. Nonstore retailers, which include online and mail order outlets, rose 1 percent.