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Posts Written by Matt Carrigan

About Matt Carrigan

Matt Carrigan is the Content Writer at National Business Capital & Services. He loves spending every day creating content to educate business owners across every industry about business growth strategies, and how they can access the funding they need!

3 Best Strategies to Keep Apparel Shelves Stocked Through the Holidays

According to data from the the National Retail Federation, this holiday season will be the best one in many years for retail stores. The economy is booming, and consumers are feeling more comfortable purchasing gifts than they have since before the early 2000’s recession. While most types of retail stores respond to this increasing demandRead More

Arkansas & Missouri Small Businesses Prepare for Huge Minimum Wage Increases

On November 6, Arkansas and Missouri voters voted in favor of huge increases to state minimum wages, which are set to go into effect with the start of the new year, on January 1, 2019. The Business Financing Advisors at NBC&S wanted to share everything small business owners in AR and MO need to knowRead More

Freight Factoring 101: Trade Slow Payments for Immediate Capital

Freight factoring is facing a surge in popularity among trucking and transportation companies across the US. Trucking business owners are sick of waiting for their invoices, so they started turning to freight factoring companies to turn their slow customer payments into immediate cash. With peak season in full swing, National Business Capital & Services hasRead More

Trump, Farmers, & Trade Wars: US Agriculture Trends in 2018

In the trade war of between China and Trump, farmers in the US are taking a huge hit. A $60 billion dollar hit, to be specific, from China’s variety of retaliatory tariffs on US agriculture exports. Although the tariffs are expected to help encourage domestic purchases of agricultural products, they also threaten to turn USRead More

Top 10 Ways to Prepare Your Store for Cyber Monday 2018

People love holiday shopping so much, we’ve created shopping holidays. While Black Friday has long held the title of king among shopping holidays, on November 26, Cyber Monday might take its place as the most profitable day for retailers in 2018. Customers spent a total of $3.45 billion on Cyber Monday in 2017. That’s nearly anRead More

How to Get Companies Begging for Your Products This Holiday Season

For wholesale businesses maximizing profits during the holidays is all about attracting as many retail buyers as possible—and then having the means to actually fill them. Here’s 7 ways to get retailers begging to stock their shelves with your products: 1. Cut the Dead Weight When you’re pitching your holiday product line to potential buyers, you’reRead More

7 Busted Myths About Invoice Factoring

Just saying the words ‘invoice factoring’ leaves a bad taste in the mouths of most business owners. There’s a few myths about invoice factoring that cloud the truth of it actually being one of the easiest, fastest ways to turn invoices into much-needed cash. To help, National’s Business Financing Advisors got to work busting theRead More

Are Prime Lending Rate Hikes Putting Your Business In Danger?

On September 26, 2018, the Federal Reserve increased the funding rate by .25%, causing a range of financial changes in the economy that are already starting to affect small businesses nationwide. Should you be worried? Use this guide created by NBC’s Business Financing Advisors to make sense of the recent prime lending rate hikes, andRead More

Wholesale Distributors: Cover Slow Payments with Business Credit

Slow customer payments can cause cash flow problems for wholesale distributors. With a business credit line, you can bridge slow customer payments, and get the working capital you need in advance of future orders. But what type of credit line is right for you and your business? Jump To: 2 Best Business Credit Lines for WholesaleRead More

What is a Revolving Business Line of Credit, and How Does it Work?

It’s been a while since business lines of credit with revolving terms were available on the market. Now that they’re back, they are in extremely high-demand from business owners who finally have the breathing room to grow their businesses. Fortunately, now that economy is better than it’s been in years for small business owners, National BusinessRead More

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