Blog posts tagged with "Retail Loans"

Business Loans for Different Small Business Types

November 19, 2019
When you are on the hunt for small business loans, it can be difficult to find trustworthy information. Let Fora Financial’s complete guide steer you to truth.

7 Ways to Use Retail Business Loans

October 23, 2019
If you’re in the process of completing the retail business loan application process or have recently received one, you likely have some ideas on how you want to improve your operations. However, it’s important to review your retail business plan to make sure that you’re using your financing in ways that will help you reach your goals.

7 Ways to Use a Loan for Your Pawn Shop

October 08, 2019
Whether you’ve recently opened a pawn shop, or you’ve been in business for years, it can be a good idea to pursue a business loan. Using your loan amount, you can tap into resources to get your pawn shop off the ground or to use as extra cash to cover day-to-day expenses.

The Top 10 POS Options for Small Businesses

July 12, 2019
Every interaction with your customers is significant when you’re running a small business. However, the point at which a customer makes a purchase is arguably the most critical moment in your customer’s journey.

4 Ways to Use a Liquor Store Loan

June 13, 2019
Owning a lucrative liquor store business can seem like an easy venture but there are numerous components that go into making it a success. When running your store, you’re responsible for following liquor laws, restocking inventory, and providing helpful customer service, among other tasks. Having a business loan can be extremely beneficial, and can enable you to enhance various aspects of your business.

10 Ways to Increase Your Retail Store's Sales

May 21, 2019
Owning a retail store can be challenging. Most retail businesses have a strong seasonal element to them, and a multitude of factors outside your control can impact sales. Let’s face it, some months are just slow.

6 Tips for Starting an Online Boutique

April 25, 2019
If you have a great idea for an online boutique, opportunity is ripe. Of the nearly eight billion people on the planet, Nielsen Online calculates that over four billion have Internet access. Not to mention, digital stores are rapidly taking share from traditional brick-and-mortar retailers. According to Absolunet, eCommerce now accounts for almost 15 percent of all specialty retail sales in North America — and this number is growing at a rapid pace.

How Different Industries Use Working Capital

February 28, 2019
When running a successful small business, there will always be room for improvement. Whether it is updating technology, purchasing new inventory, or hiring more employees, there are many ways to continually elevate your business. These initiatives will vary depending on many factors, one of them being the industry that your business is in.

Pros and Cons of Starting an Etsy Store

February 04, 2019
Whether you’re looking to start a handmade craft business or add another distribution channel to your current business, opening an Etsy store might be a great option for you. Etsy is an online buying and selling platform that started in 2005 and became a publicly traded company in 2015. It’s similar to eBay  or Amazon Marketplace, but you can only sell handmade items and vintage goods. Etsy’s revenue has grown extensively in the last five years, from 26 million in the first quarter of 2013, to 150 million in the third quarter of 2018.

6 Tips for Running a Pet Store

January 29, 2019
Did you know that tomorrow is National Dog Day? Celebrate these furry friends by making some updates to your pet-retail store. Selling items that customers need for their pets can be a fun and rewarding business venture, so make the most of it! With these pet business ideas, you’ll be able to improve your business, and incorporate new components that customers will love. Check out our six tips here: