Good things in small packages
- Firm Size, Firm Growth, and Persistence of Chance: Testing GIBRAT's Law with Establishment Data from Lower Saxony, 1978-1989. Wagner, Joachim // Small Business Economics;Jun1992, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p125
Using data for some 7000 manufacturing establishments from Lower Saxony for 1978-1989 we tested for the validity of GIBRA F's Law of Proportionate Growth. We found that the law is only valid for very few groups of firms in some of the periods covered. However, we did not find that small firms...
- Recognizing Milestones Helps Bring Future Into Focus. Wartgow, Gregg // Yard & Garden;Mar/Apr2010 Dealer Success Guide, Vol. 20, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including the strategies of equipment dealers in coordinating and promoting business, the impact of Internet on small businesses, and the developments in power equipment dealership sector.
- Mid-Sized Versus Large Fine Chemical Companies: Who Is Fitter for the Future? Pollak, Peter // Chemical Market Reporter;01/29/2001, Vol. 259 Issue 5, pFR3
Studies the future of mid-sized and large fine chemical companies. Fundamental differences between mid-sized and large companies; Best-known large fine chemical companies; Success of mid-sized companies.
- Small Businesses and Large Prime Contractors: A Marriage of Unequals? Atkins, Lloyd // Georgia Trend;May2007 Supplement, Vol. 22, p32
The article presents the author's views regarding the partnership between small businesses and large prime contractors. The author says that small business owner should seek opportunities to do business with contractors because these relationships can represent a new source of growth and revenue...
- EXPLORING THE CHANGE PATTERNS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF SMEs. Halliman, Winsome // Allied Academies International Conference: Proceedings of the Ac;Fall2015, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p1
Despite the affirmed interest of researchers and policymakers in the growth and development of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs), critical questions remain unanswered. Unfortunately little is known about the phenomena of if, how and why SMEs change or the patterns and characteristics that...
- To appeal to new consumer, let's think small. Russell, Thomas // Furniture/Today;2/10/2014, Vol. 38 Issue 24, p9
In this article, the author suggests that the U.S. furniture retailers start their business from small scale to attract more consumers and also discusses his experience at the Las Vegas Market, a furniture trade show, held in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2014.
- THE LEAP OF FAITH. Williams, Bert // Inside Tucson Business;4/4/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 42, p7
The article presents questions and answers related to small businesses including how to collect courage to take the leap of faith, hardest part of staying in business and contracting with a new vendor, supplier and professional.
- Calendar. // Central Penn Business Journal;9/18/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p25
A calendar of congresses related to business in Pennsylvania is presented including the Supplier Diversity Symposium, the Global Market Roundtable: Localization, and the Small-Business Networking Luncheon.
- Margins get squeezed. VICTORY, MARK; Finch, Heidi; Meehan, Julia; Parmar, Amandeep; Strathearn, Helena; Weddle, Nel; Wilson, Stephanie // ICIS Chemical Business;2/7/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 5, p12
The article presents information on the challenges faced by downstream petrochemical manufacturers. An European manufacturer of finished goods made from polycarbonate said that unlike suppliers and customers they don't have many choice. Cost increases in Europe have affected markets dealing in...