How to boost profits when you can't raise prices or cut costs

Posted by Michael Villeneuve

As a C-level officer, you are responsible for profit and loss, whether you work for a publicly or closely held corporation. Each quarter, and annually, the goal is to boost profits while showing an increase in revenue. Every three months, the cycle repeats, and you face pressure to perform, usually in situations where you cannot raise prices or cut costs. 

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The top 3 CEO profit challenges that Corporate Trade can help solve.

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

Having navigated through all the turmoil of the past decade, CEOs whose job is to steer a company to profits and growth still have plenty of worries top of mind.

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Media Agencies: A penny saved is three pennies earned through corporate trade

Posted by Tanja Bessey

 

I’ve been working in the Corporate Trade industry for about 6 years, and consider myself somewhat of an expert.  I’m fortunate enough to have a 360 degree view of the industry and all of the different ways Barter is used by businesses and agencies,  but it wasn’t always that way.

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What is Corporate Trade ?

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

It is a question I inevitably get at every networking event, friend or family gathering, and discussion surrounding what I do. Thankfully it’s a question I love to answer, so today’s blog post gets back to the fundamentals of our business model – what exactly is Corporate Trade?

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Enterprise risk management through Corporate Trade

Posted by Andrew Bulmer

Risk mitigation has become a common buzz-phrase throw
n around offices; it’s up there with “synergy”, “cross-departmental problem-solving”, and “paradigm-shifting”. Enterprise risk management: what does it really mean?
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Inventory turnover stalled? Cash in with Corporate Trade.

Posted by Andrew Bulmer

With the 4thquarter approaching for those companies on a calendar fiscal, financial executives are looking closely at the balance sheet to review inventory turnover. And if you’re in sales or marketing, many executives are looking closely at whether or not they will hit their forecasts. If results aren’t where they should be, one contributing factor could be excess or obsolete stock.

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7 reasons Corporate Trade is a smart choice for marketers

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

Despite an uncertain global economy, one thing has remained on a steady incline –advertising investment. Zenith Optimedia’s ad spend forecast predicts a jump of $24 million in North America and almost $100 million around the world from 2010 to 2014.

Meanwhile, CXOs across North America are seeking ways to improve their cash flow and reduce operating expenditures. More than ever before, marketers are put under the microscope each month to produce results and deliver a positive ROI.

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Tactical inventory management brings sunny sales forecast

Posted by Scott Miles

Regardless of your business sector, you’re likely accountable to a forecast.

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Putting your cashflow to better use

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

Putting your Cash to Better Use

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Corporate Trade + collaboration = $1MM in bottom line benefit

Posted by KImberly Armstrong

According to a new IBM study, CEOs and senior public sector leaders around the world are responding to today’s connected era with extensive partnering in order to achieve radical innovation.

Easier said than done.

How do leading executives partner successfully – both internally and with 3rd parties?

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