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Tips For Success In The Wine Business

01 Sep, 2017

Tips For Success In The Wine Business

It’s the dream of many entrepreneurs: Get rich, buy a vineyard, kick back on the porch and relax with a glass of your own wine....

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DD Check List

01 Sep, 2017

DD Check List

Due diligence is an investigation in to the affairs of a company prior to its acquisition....

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Top 10 Lessons for Retailers

15 Sep, 2017

Top 10 Lessons for Retailers

Every decision should be customer centric. A successful business likely focuses on the consumer and puts them first...

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Amsterdam: One Of The Best Place To Grow

15 Sep, 2017

Amsterdam: One Of The Best Place To Grow

Amsterdam had another good year in 2016. Supply is still increasing, but the enforcement of official curbs on hotel development should help limit growth and help lift existing hotel performance further....

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When Is the Preferred Time to Pursue a Transaction?

29 Sep, 2017

When Is the Preferred Time to Pursue a Transaction?

Owners of mid-market companies face numerous issues and challenges leading up to and during the sale process. One big question: When is the preferred time to pursue a transaction?...

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Company Valuation Methods (Part 1)

09 Nov, 2017

Company Valuation Methods (Part 1)

​Understanding the mechanisms of company valuation is useful not only because of the importance of valuation in acquisitions and mergers but also because the process of valuing the company and its business unit...

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Company Valuation Methods. Balance Sheet-Based Methods (Shareholders' Equity) (Part 2)

09 Nov, 2017

Company Valuation Methods. Balance Sheet-Based Methods (Shareholders' Equity) (Part 2)

These methods seek to determine the company’s value by estimating the value of its assets. These are traditionally used methods that consider that a company’s value lies basically in its balance sheet....

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Company Valuation Methods. Income Statement-Based Methods. (Part 3)

09 Nov, 2017

Company Valuation Methods. Income Statement-Based Methods. (Part 3)

Unlike the balance sheet-based methods, these methods are based on the company’s income statement. They seek to determine the company’s value through the size of its earnings, sales or other indicators....

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Company Valuation Methods. Goodwill-Based Methods (Part 4)

09 Nov, 2017

Company Valuation Methods. Goodwill-Based Methods (Part 4)

Generally speaking, goodwill is the value that a company has above its book value or above the adjusted book value. Goodwill seeks to represent the value of the company’s intangible assets, which often do not...

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Company Valuation Methods. Cash Flow Discounting-Based Methods (Part 5)

09 Nov, 2017

Company Valuation Methods. Cash Flow Discounting-Based Methods (Part 5)

These methods seek to determine the company’s value by estimating the cash flows it will generate in the future and then discounting them at a discount rate matched to the flows' risk....

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Company Valuation Methods. Basic Stages of a Valuation by Cash Flow Discounting (Part 6)

09 Nov, 2017

Company Valuation Methods. Basic Stages of a Valuation by Cash Flow Discounting (Part 6)

The basic stages in performing an accurate valuation by cash flow discounting are:...

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Company Valuation Methods. Which is the Best Method to Use? (Part 7)

09 Nov, 2017

Company Valuation Methods. Which is the Best Method to Use? (Part 7)

The fundamental problem with the methods is that some are based solely on the balance sheet, others are based on the income statement, but none of them consider anything but historic data. We could imagine two...

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Company Valuation Methods. Most Common Errors in Valuations (Part 8)

09 Nov, 2017

Company Valuation Methods. Most Common Errors in Valuations (Part 8)

The following list contains the most common errors:...

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Top Drink & Beverage Trade Shows around the World

22 Nov, 2017

Top Drink & Beverage Trade Shows around the World

Take a look at our selection of Drink / Beverage Trade Shows, Conferences and Festivals taking place around the World over the next twelve months. We hope you might find something interesting for you....

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Top International Footwear Trade Shows

29 Nov, 2017

Top International Footwear Trade Shows

Take a look at our selection of Footwear Trade Shows over the first part of 2018. We hope you might find something interesting for you....

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Top International Children and Maternity Trade Shows

30 Nov, 2017

Top International Children and Maternity Trade Shows

Take a look at our selection of most interesting International Children and Maternity Trade Shows over the first part of 2018. We hope you might find something interesting....

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The Best Gem and Jewelry Trade Shows

01 Dec, 2017

The Best Gem and Jewelry Trade Shows

This list of gem and jewelry events is nowhere near comprehensive and only represents a fraction of the top jewelry fairs held around the world, but of cause there are many other important industry events held...

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Biggest International Boat & Yacht Shows

01 Dec, 2017

Biggest International Boat & Yacht Shows

London Boat Show (London, UK, 10−14 January) will be packed with global, national and boutique brands, first looks, loads of retailers and even unique opportunities to get on the water indoors....

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Must-Visit in 2018 International Cosmetic Shows

03 Dec, 2017

Must-Visit in 2018 International Cosmetic Shows

COSMOBEAUTY (Barcelona, Spain, 20−22 January) in 2017 was the meeting point of the most prominent brands and the best professionals of the sector: more than 50 000 visitors, more than 1 100 brands...

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Top International Sport and Wellness Trade Shows to Attend in 2018

04 Dec, 2017

Top International Sport and Wellness Trade Shows to Attend in 2018

ISPO (Munich, Germany, 28−31 January) more than 2,700 exhibitors will be presenting their latest sports products from segments such as Snowsports, Outdoor, Health & Fitness, Urban and Teamsports...

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Top Bridal Fashion Shows

07 Dec, 2017

Top Bridal Fashion Shows

Take a look at our selection of Bridal Fashion Shows Worldwide over the next six months. We hope you might find something interesting for you....

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A Calendar of Italian Fashion Weeks, Events and Trade Fairs

09 Dec, 2017

A Calendar of Italian Fashion Weeks, Events and Trade Fairs

Italy hosts a startling number of fashion related shows, events and trade fairs. A lively competition between Milan, Florence and Rome seems to stretch the biannual ritual of fashion week to last almost...

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A Calendar of Fashion Weeks, Events and Trade Fairs in Germany

09 Dec, 2017

A Calendar of Fashion Weeks, Events and Trade Fairs in Germany

Germany is a leading country in the fashion industry, along with France, Italy, the United States, the UK and Japan. German fashion is known for its elegant lines, unconventional young designs, and manufacturer...

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The Key Fashion Events in Spain

09 Dec, 2017

The Key Fashion Events in Spain

The history of Spanish fashion is strewn with great names, all of whom have contributed to Spain’s role as a venue for international fashion shows featuring quality creations of the highest quality and...

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2018 Fashion Calendar in UK

09 Dec, 2017

2018 Fashion Calendar in UK

For decades, UK has been known for supporting designers not only British talent, but has become a platform for international labels. Official runway shows, showroom space, exhibitions and trade shows are just...

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Nearest Fashion Shows in Paris

10 Dec, 2017

Nearest Fashion Shows in Paris

Paris is regarded as the world fashion capital, and spread throughout the city are many fashion boutiques. Most of the major French fashion brands, such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Dior, and Lacroix...

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Nearest Fashion Shows in USA. Save the Date!

11 Dec, 2017

Nearest Fashion Shows in USA. Save the Date!

The United States is one of the leading countries in the fashion design industry, along with France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan. Apart from professional business attire, American fashion is...

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