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Shark Tank Business Valuation and Negotiation Lessons Lumio, TurboPup, Bello Verde, Hold Your Haunches

Shark Tank Business Valuation and Negotiation Lessons Lumio, TurboPup, Bello Verde, Hold Your Haunches

Another good industry to innovate in is the pet industry.  Kristina Guerrero pitches the Shark Tank her product called the TurboPup.  TurboPup is a line of meal replacement energy bars for dogs.  Guerrero created was inspired to create TurboPup during long outdoor adventures when she would snack on energy bars, but didn’t have a simple solution to feed her dog.  This product is definitely geared towards folks who adventure with their dogs.  The sharks will … Read entire article »

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Established California General Builder Contractor’s License For Sale

Established California General Builder Contractor’s License For Sale

Issued in 1963, this established California General Builder Contractor’s license is available for immediate acquisition.  The license classification is ‘B’ for B General Builder Contractor.  Despite the long age of the license, it was just recently transferred into a new corporation and has not conducted any business since the transfer.  The license is currently active and can be acquired immediately … Read entire article »

Established Young Rembrandts Franchise Business for Sale in Southern California

Established Young Rembrandts Franchise Business for Sale in Southern California

Franchise Childrens Art Classes business for sale in Southern California.  This Young Remebrandts franchise does not require artistic ability to operate.  The classes, as the classes are taught by employees. The franchise territory is in the general vicinity of North Orange County and parts of Southeast LA County).  The business is operating at approximately 15% of capacity based on the … Read entire article »

Shark Tank Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons – SkinnyShirts, Bantam Bagels, Coffee Meets Bagels, Doorman & Hamboards Update

Shark Tank Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons – SkinnyShirts, Bantam Bagels, Coffee Meets Bagels, Doorman & Hamboards Update

The market for apparel items that shape and slim the body is obviously very large, as shown by the huge success that Spanx is.  Pitching the Shark Tank an shaping and slimming line of apparel is Julie Kalimian.  Kalamian calls her line of clothes Skinny Shirt.  Skinny Shirt shirts are combination of a collared shirt up top with a body of cami. … Read entire article »

Business Valuation and Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Gameday Couture, Zipz Wine, SWAG Essentials, Biaggi Folding Luggage, Scrub Daddy, Drop Stop, Screenmend, FiberFix, Readerest & FiberFix

Business Valuation and Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Gameday Couture, Zipz Wine, SWAG Essentials, Biaggi Folding Luggage, Scrub Daddy, Drop Stop, Screenmend, FiberFix, Readerest & FiberFix

Bringing back memories of Copa Di Vino will be the Shark Tank pitch from J. Henry Scott.  Scott’s company is is called Zipz Wine.  Zipz Wine offers a single serve container of wine that has a few interesting innovations.  Among the interesting twists to the Zipz Wine containers are that they are shaped like a regular glass of wine, that … Read entire article »

Buying a Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Franchise Business

Buying a Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Franchise Business

When investigating franchises to invest in, there are many factors.  Two of which are the marketing/branding philosophy of the franchise and the time and expense of the build out of process of the storefront. This post will cover the Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt franchise from the perspective of the franchisee. Below are two videos that individually discuss the marketing philosophy of Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt … Read entire article »

Shark Tank Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons Kitchen Safe Time Locking Containers, Earthlog, Magic Cook, Off the Cob Chips & Tipsy Elves Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Shark Tank Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons Kitchen Safe Time Locking Containers, Earthlog, Magic Cook, Off the Cob Chips & Tipsy Elves Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Tasty junk food is hard to resist.  An entire package of cookies, candies or chips can disappear in one sitting, even if they are meant to last much longer.  Aiming to rectify this problem are David Krippendorf and Ryan Tseng.  The duo pitch the Shark Tank a product called Kitchen Safe.  Kitchen Safe is a food storage jar that has a … Read entire article »

In Home Senior Care Business for Sale in North Orange County California

In Home Senior Care Business for Sale in North Orange County California

In Home Senior Care Business for Sale in North Orange County California An In-Home Senior Care Business (Non-Medical) is for sale. The business is based in North Orange County, California. The business offers clients assistance with daily living tasks that are non-medical, such as medication reminders, light housekeeping, hygiene assistance, assistance with bathing and showers, bowel and bladder care, dressing, ambulation, … Read entire article »

Shark Tank Business Valuation and Negotiation Lessons Pipcorn, Squatty Potty, Heidi Ho Vegan Cheese, Storm Stoppers

Shark Tank Business Valuation and Negotiation Lessons Pipcorn, Squatty Potty, Heidi Ho Vegan Cheese, Storm Stoppers

Popcorn is a beloved snack for a lot of people.  But, there is the matter of the annoying hull that gets stuck between teeth and in the gumline.  Well, a pair of siblings Jeff Martin and Jennifer Martin pitch the Shark Tank their product that reduces the aforementioned problem.  Pipcorn is the product that the Martin duo pitch to the Shark … Read entire article »

Corporate Contractors License for Sale in California

Corporate Contractors License for Sale in California

Available for immediate sale is a new California Contractor’s license with many classifications, which you can see below. Simplifying the transition of this license is the fact that it is a corporate license.  This means that the holding corporation of this contractor license is for sale via a stock sale transfer, which can be verified during Due Diligence.  A stock … Read entire article »

California Contractor’s License for Sale Classifications A-General Engineering & B-General Builder and more

California Contractor’s License for Sale Classifications A-General Engineering & B-General Builder and more

Available for immediate sale is a new California Contractor’s license with many classifications, which you can see below. Simplifying the transition of this license is the fact that it is a corporate license.  This means that the holding corporation of this contractor license is for sale via a stock sale transfer, which can be verified during Due Diligence.  A stock … Read entire article »

Shark Tank Valuation and Negotiation Lessons Myself Belts, BeardBrand, Titin Tech, Singtrix & Grace and Lace Update

Shark Tank Valuation and Negotiation Lessons Myself Belts, BeardBrand, Titin Tech, Singtrix & Grace and Lace Update

Pitching a line of cute belts for kids is Talia Goldfarb from St. Loius Missouri.  Goldfarb decided to create the line of belts for young kids as her child was potty training and wanted to do everything himself, but had trouble with his belt buckle.  Goldfarb couldn’t find any convenient belts for 2 year olds, so she decided to make … Read entire article »

Are Starter Coin Laundries a Good Investment?

Are Starter Coin Laundries a Good Investment?

What does the term ‘starter’ coin laundry mean when you see an advertisement of a coin laundry business for sale?  The sellers and brokers who advertise those businesses for sale want it to sound like a small, safe, simple, easy to run investment that involves less invested money put at risk.  However, the truth is that smaller coin laundry businesses … Read entire article »

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Breathometer, EmergenSee, HoneyFund, Oilerie, Beatbox Beverages

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Breathometer, EmergenSee, HoneyFund, Oilerie, Beatbox Beverages

Getting a second update segment on Shark Tank is Charles Michael Yim, who successfully pitched Breathometer to the Sharks and got a deal from pretty much every shark on the panel.  If you don’t remember what Breathometer is, well, it’s a device that tests the Blood Alcohol Level of a person with the help of a smartphone.  The Breathometer unit plugs into the headphone … Read entire article »

Are you the right fit for a particular franchise you meet at the West Coast Franchise Expo in Anaheim

Are you the right fit for a particular franchise you meet at the West Coast Franchise Expo in Anaheim

Franchise expos, such as the West Coast Franchise Expo, are a great place to check out a bunch of franchises and see which ones you think are good businesses.  Some franchisor exhibitors bring key staff you can meet, such as the founder or the current CEO.  These are important people to meet, so you can get a feel for their … Read entire article »

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Sun-staches, Jungle JumpaRoom Red Dress Boutique, The Caddy Girls

Business Valuation & Negotiation Lessons from Shark Tank Sun-staches, Jungle JumpaRoom Red Dress Boutique, The Caddy Girls

Pitching the Shark Tank some costume fun are a trip from Los Angeles with a business called Sun-staches.  Sun-staches are whimsical costume sunglasses that feature some clever designs, such as goofy eyes, pirate faces, and many varieties of fake mustaches.  Dan Gerson, David Levich, and Eric Liberman are the co-creators of Sun-staches.  Sun-staches are available in brick and mortar and … Read entire article »

H.R. – Human Resource Questions for Small & Medium Sized businesses in regards to on going operations and Exit Strategy Planning

H.R. – Human Resource Questions for Small & Medium Sized businesses in regards to on going operations and Exit Strategy Planning

Tami Wiersma, PHR, the President at QCHR, Inc. based in Brea, California is kind enough to answer common questions that business owners have when it comes to H.R. issues with operating their business.  QCHR, Inc. is a full service Human Resources Consulting firm in Brea, CA. Q: The employee handbook has not been updated in a while, how often should it … Read entire article »

Ramification of Depreciation Expense and Schedule in the Sale of a Business

Ramification of Depreciation Expense and Schedule in the Sale of a Business

There are many reasons a profitable business doesn’t show as much profit on the tax returns as the business actually generates, one of those reasons that will be highlighted here is depreciation. Depreciation is a ‘non-cash’ expense recorded on a tax return that reduces the taxable profit of a business.  Depreciation is a write off associated with the capital expenditure on … Read entire article »

Credit Card Processing FAQs, Navigating Tiered Rates, Long Term Contracts, Equipment Leases and more

Credit Card Processing FAQs, Navigating Tiered Rates, Long Term Contracts, Equipment Leases and more

Choosing a credit card processing company can be a tricky process for a new business, and even trickier to switch credit card processing companies for an existing business.  There are a lot things to consider, which can end up being very confusing, which can lead to expensive mistakes.  Stephen Ronnow, Merchant Services Consultant & Broker, is a veteran of the merchant services … Read entire article »

Is your short lease term affecting the sale of your business

Is your short lease term affecting the sale of your business

If you are planning on retiring or leaving your business soon, having just a short time remaining on your lease can give you a feeling of freedom, since you see the light at the end of tunnel.  However, what about selling your business to a buyer?  Will having very little lease term remaining be an issue?  Yes, in most situations … Read entire article »