Citations with the tag: BUSINESS failures
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- Voluntary Arrangement gives Christmas cheer.
// Credit Management; Apr2003, p9
Reports on the decline in the number of business failures in Great Britain as a result of the Voluntary Arrangement moratorium which came into effect on January 1, 2003. Reduction in the number of receiverships and administration orders; Increase in compulsory liquidation.
- Dollar liabilities from U.S. business failures increase 29 percent during 1995.
Duncan, Joseph W. // Business Credit; Mar1996, Vol. 98 Issue 3, Dun & Bradstreet Looks... p1
Focuses on business failures in the United States in 1995. Level of failure in industry sectors.
- Business failures steady for third consecutive year.
Duncan, Joseph W. // Business Credit; Apr97, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p51
Reports that dollar liabilities associated with business failures in the United States declined by nine percent. Comparison of dollar liabilities in 1996 with those for 1995; Statistics on business failures in the construction sector; Outline of some of the factors that can contribute to...
- Business failures rise for the first time in three years.
Duncan, Joseph W. // Business Credit; Jun98, Vol. 100 Issue 6, p65
Announces that the number of business failures in the United States increased by 16 percent in 1997 compared to 1996, according to the Dun and Bradstreet Corporation. Number of business failures in 1997; Which sectors had most of the business failures; What sectors did not have business...
- Business failures.
Duncan, Joseph W. // Business News New Jersey; 12/27/95, Vol. 8 Issue 24, p26
Looks at business failures. Suggestion of business failures to be hard times or optimism; Figures for business failures from mid-1970s through the 1980s; Statistics for business failures for 1991 to 1994; What business failures reflect.
Duncan, Joseph W. // Crain's Cleveland Business; 05/28/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 22, p7
Lists the businesses in Ohio that have filed for protection from creditors in the United States Bankruptcy Courts in Cleveland, Ohio as of May 28, 2001. Hardwick Painting Co.; G and S Home Improvement; PITA Inc.
- Signs that your business is in trouble.
MacLachlan, Claudia // Crain's Chicago Business; 5/1/95, Vol. 18 Issue 18, pR32
Lists indications of impending business failure. Includes returned sales; Defection of key personnel; Competitors' direction.
Wright, Shawn // Crain's Detroit Business; 11/8/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 46, p33
The article presents a list of businesses including Tyger Excavating Inc., Soueidan Car Wash Inc. and Father & Sons Inc. that have filed for Chapter 7 or 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Detroit, Michigan, during October 29-November 4, 2010.
- Z scores--a guide to failure prediction.
Eidleman, Gregory J. // CPA Journal; Feb95, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p52
Discusses methods in detecting business failures. Concerns of users of ratio information; Methods of statistical approaches to ratios; Altman's Z score; Examples of misclassifications; Usefulness of statistical models.
- The secret of my success.
Useem, Jerry // Inc.; May98, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p67
Focuses on the failure of Jeff Schwartz's business, Remarkable Moments. Reason his company failed; Information on the effect the business failure had on Schwartz; Comments from from David Ferrari, a consultant who advises failing companies; Detailed information on the program What's Best!. ...
- Ignorance is one of the main causes of new business failure.
Burns, Tim // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 12/16/96, Vol. 17 Issue 24, City Business North Shore Report p3A
Opinion. Examines the failure of new business within the first five years of their operation. Comments from Lou Gavin, retired banking executive and head of the St. Tammany chapter of the Service Corps of Retired Executives; Common finding in entrepreneurs.
- Kiwi lacked a strategic approach.
Scott, Jim // NZ Business; Nov96, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p49
Discusses the business failures in New Zealand, focusing on Kiwi International. Lack of strategic planning as a reason for the failures; What the ultimate success of a business depends on; Details on failures.
- Business failures up.
Scott, Jim // PHC Profit Report; 9/15/96, Vol. 4 Issue 18, p7
Reports on the increase in the number of business failures in the United States during the first half of 1996. Construction business as one of the worst hit industry.
- Debt from business failures up.
Scott, Jim // Westchester County Business Journal; 5/13/96, Vol. 35 Issue 20, p13
Reports on the decline in the number of business failures in the United States for the first quarter of 1996.
- D&B reports on European business survival league.
Scott, Jim // Credit Control; 1998, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p3
Presents information from a Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) study which highlights that Poland and Ireland top the European countries list with the largest decrease in business failures during the year 1997. Statistical information on the decrease for Poland and Ireland; Number of countries surveyed...
- Quarterly business failure rate begins to rise.
Scott, Jim // Credit Control; 1998, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p3
Reports that over 10,000 businesses failed in Great Britain during the second quarter of 1998 according to statistics published by Dun & Bradstreet. Overall business failure rate; Increase of small business bankruptcies; Variations in the quarterly business failure rate across Britain; Rise of...
- Business failures decline in Europe.
Scott, Jim // Credit Control; 1998, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p3
Focuses on the decreasing number of business failures in Europe for the first half of 1998. Comparison of failure statistics in France, Germany and Benelux countries; Prospects of British business failures.
- How contractors can succeed in business by not failing.
Milling, Bryan E. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 4/29/96, Vol. 197 Issue 18, p5
Explores the causes of business failures in the United States. Economic setbacks; Loss of a major customer or supplier; New competitors; Inadequate capital; Lack of effective planning; Cash flow budget; Administration inadequate accounting and administrative control systems.
- Firm size, business failure and liabilities.
Assadian, Afsaneh // Atlantic Economic Journal; Sep93, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p93
Examines the theoretical effects of variables on business failure and liabilities. Cost of large business bankruptcies to society; Vulnerability to failure; Implications for equity and competition.
- Culture clash.
McGarvey, Robert // Entrepreneur; Nov97, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p83
Focuses on the ways which problems within businesses can be identified before they intensify. Type of warning signs to look for; Why entrepreneurs find difficulties in identifying problems; How to solve some business problems.
- Determinants of Business Failure: The Role of Firm Size.
Assadian, Afsaneh; Ford, Jon M. // Journal of Economics & Finance; Spring97, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p15
This study uses quarterly time series-data for the period 1964:I1991:III to determine the effects of several factors on the aggregate business failure rate in the United States. The theoretical basis used is a dynamic profit maximization model. The empirical specification is a double-log...
- Sports Trax Inc. lists no assets in Chapter 7 petition.
Assadian, Afsaneh; Ford, Jon M. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 9/18/95, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p5
Reports on the Chapter 7 bankruptcy application of Sports Trax Inc. in Utah. Estimate liabilities.
- Former restaurant operator lists $140,000 debt in Chapter 7.
Assadian, Afsaneh; Ford, Jon M. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 9/25/95, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p7
Reports that Shenanigans Ltd. has filed for bankruptcy under Chapter Seven of the federal Bankruptcy Code.
- Employee services firm files Chapter 7.
Assadian, Afsaneh; Ford, Jon M. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 9/25/95, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p12
Reports that Management Plus Inc. has filed a Chapter Seven bankruptcy petition with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah.
- Closing the door.
Adler, Jane // Crain's Chicago Business; 07/13/98, Vol. 21 Issue 28, pSB1
Presents information on the failure of corporations, focusing on signs that indicate the upcoming failure of a company. Examples of the warning signs of the collapse of a business; Statistics on the number of business failures in 1997; Views of several business owners.
- Did the credit crunch cause a rash of business failures?
Campbell, John // Regional Review; Winter94, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p25
Reports on the reasons for business failures in New England. Effects of New England's economic downturn; Impact of developments in the financial sector.
- How to make a go of it.
Campbell, John // Nation's Business; Mar85, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p68
The survival odds for start-up entrepreneurs--especially first-timers--are not favorable. Failure is the rule. Retailing, construction and service businesses are especially vulnerable. What can make the difference is an entrepreneur who is highly committed and determined to build a business. ...
- Keeping your business afloat.
Campbell, John // Nation's Business; Feb87, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p16
The high failure rate for new businesses is related to `stress points' that growing companies must recognize and deal with as they move from each sales level to the next. Now perspectives and approaches are needed at each level to protect a small business from its own success. INSET: Warning...
- Capri Beachwear enters liquidation.
Campbell, John // Inc.; Oct85, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p64
Ron Mester and Jane Fonda entered into a business contract to run a line of Jane Fonda's exercise wear. It all started with a grand mini-Broadway opening costing $250,000. 18 months later, Mester's company was gone. Here are the problems and failures.
- It's not that easy to start a business.
Campbell, John // Inc.; Mar87, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p69
The number of businesses being started in the US has doubled in the past decade, but roughly 50 percent of the companies started this year will fail by 1991. INSET: Starting a company in today's competitive marketplace..
- Less failures.
Campbell, John // Executive Report; Apr94, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p12
Presents The Dun & Bradsteer Corp. of New York's evaluation of Pennsylvania's business failures from 1992 to 1993. Closures and cessations; 22.4% rate of business failures.
- Lack of funding forces software center closure.
Campbell, John // San Diego Business Journal; 9/09/96, Vol. 17 Issue 37, p11
Reports on the closure of California-based San Diego Software Resource Center on August 31, 1996 over funding problems. Background on center's founding in 1994; Recognition of support of individuals and institutions; Views of director Ann Kerr Bache.
- BFO closing stores.
Campbell, John // Crain's New York Business; 8/28/95, Vol. 11 Issue 35, p43
Reports on the closure of three of BFO's five stores, including its lone Manhattan site on Lower Fifth Avenue in New York City.
Campbell, John // Northern New Jersey Business; 1/25/95, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p17
Presents a list of Northern New Jersey-based companies which have filed for bankruptcy proceedings as of January 25, 1995. Estimated assets and liabilities; Case number.
- Dollar liabilities from U.S. business failures on the rise.
Campbell, John // Fairfield County Business Journal; 2/12/96, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the increase in dollar liabilities from business failures in the United States in 1995. Companies that failed during the later part of 1995; American industries showing a higher failure levels; Failure results by region.
- Five More Bank Closures Bring Year's Total to 108.
Campbell, John // Investment Dealers' Digest; 8/6/2010, Vol. 76 Issue 29, p5
The article reports on the five bank closures in four states in the U.S. such as Panama City, Georgia, and Florida which are said to contribute additional financial burden in the government.
- Machine shop files to recognize under Chapter 11.
Campbell, John // Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 03/30/98, Vol. 27 Issue 40, p13
Reports that Q'S Performance & Machine has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah. Estimated assets and liabilities of the company.
- Business failures increase.
Timmons, Tony // Las Vegas Business Press; 09/23/96, Vol. 13 Issue 52, p1
Reports that business failures in the United States rose significantly in the first half of 1996 compared with 1995 according to The Duns & Bradstreet Corp. Dollar liabilities from business failures; Results in Nevada.
- How many NYC businesses failed this year?
Timmons, Tony // Crain's New York Business; 9/23/96, Vol. 12 Issue 39, p33
Presents graphs that show the number of business enterprises that failed in the United States for the first half of 1995 and 1996. Comparison with failures in New York City.
- Why gamble with your business?
Anderson, Eric // Dealernews; Feb97, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p96
Discusses ten warning signs that a business is heading towards financial failure. Manager's measurement of his own business' performance; Ignorance of each department's performance; Continued increase in employee turnover rates; Hesitance to institute change despite the drop in profits in two...
- ...and don't trip up in the future.
Anderson, Eric // Director (00123242); May96, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p34
Focuses on the survey `The Failure of Owner-Managed Businesses,' which asks accountants and bank managers for the reason behind the failure of owner-managed businesses.
- What's your downfall?
Birley, Sue // Director (00123242); Dec96, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p34
Reports on a study conducted by Sue Birley, professor of management in the field of entrepreneurship at Imperial College Management School on what causes companies to fail. List of 24 themes which caused business failures; Results of the study.
- Death by unnatural causes.
Gruner, Stephanie // Inc.; 1997 Inc. 500, Vol. 19 Issue 15, p60
Looks at reasons why businesses fail. How the majority of corporate failures are due to internal problems; How chief executive officers of fast-growing companies can save their businesses from their own worst enemy, themselves; The tremendous energy level required to build an organization; The...
- NRW MEDIEN SET TO SHUTTER.
Meza, Ed // Daily Variety; 9/19/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 55, p6
Reports on the business performance of German television production company North Rhine-Westphalia's state-backed media company, NRW Medien. Mergers done of the company with another private-public company; Plans of company closure.
Wright, Shawn // Crain's Detroit Business; 4/4/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p4
A list of firms including Utech Properties LLC, Performance and Reliability Group Inc. and Redrye LLC, which have filed for Chapter 7 or 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Detroit, Michigan, during March 25-31, 2011 is presented.
- The thing.
Bing, Stanley // Esquire; Nov93, Vol. 120 Issue 5, p77
Discusses `The Thing,' an idea that eats all executives away. Weak or soft as characters `The Thing' needs to thrive; Fighting `The Thing'; `The Thing' as entering every executives' mind; Conceding with `The Thing'.
- APPENDIX C.
Laurence, Bethany; Elias, Stephen // Bankruptcy for Small Business Owners; 2010, p387
A variety of forms, checklists, and charts related to business failures in the U.S. that appeared in the book "Bankruptcy for Small Business Owners" are presented.
- The denial trap.
Pate, Carter // Directors & Boards; Spring98, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p96
Argues that many companies which fail, does so due to management's inability to face problems relating to a downturn in the companies financial health. How denial affects a company's growth; Suggestions on how companies can avoid the denial trap.
- Great and brilliant failures.
Graham, Clayton; Brockman, Dan // Products Finishing; Jan97, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p48
Provides a case study of business failures in the United States. Advantages of repeated failure in business; Characteristics of leading companies in the United States; Advice on how to handle failure; Analysis of business failures in the metal finishing industry and the electroless nickel...
- FUTURE UNCERTAIN FOR TWIN CITIES CINEMA.
Graham, Clayton; Brockman, Dan // Boxoffice; Mar2006, Vol. 142 Issue 3, p30
The article reports that Twin Cities cinema in Minnesota which is operated by Minnesota Film Arts could be facing closure because of dwindling ticket sales and financial mismanagement.