Cash is king when it comes to the financial management of a growing company. The lag between the time you have to pay your suppliers and employees and the time you collect from your customers is the problem and the solution is cash flow management. At it's simplest, cash flow management means delaying outlays of cash as long as possible while encouraging anyone who owes you money to pay it as rapidly as possible.
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Now more than ever before, public speaking is a vital part of how we do business. We may be moving into an an increasingly more flexible and remote global working structure, but this has only resulted in a growing need for people to learn how to present themselves across different mediums and environments. This is where public speaking expert Ges Ray steps in.
With companies like McKinsey undertaking and publishing research on how business skills need to move beyond the obvious (read their article on ‘How to develop soft skills’ for some great advice), marketers and those responsible need to think about their marketing skills in a broader way. Whatever your involvement in marketing, whether you’re the MD, CEO, Marketing Manager or Marketing Assistant, I believe there are five marketing skills that we all need to hone and develop: Taking a structured approach Measuring properly Putting customers at the heart of everything Being Digitally curious Networking in real and virtual life. These are skills that will take you through this decade whatever market you work in and whatever the future throws at us. So, let’s look at each marketing skill in turn.
US fashion and lifestyle brand Anthropologie has opened a new 6,000 sq ft store in Winchester. The move forms part of the brand's 'local store' strategy rollout.