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Selling a Skating Clothing Business
A good business is about more than dollars and sense. To make your skating clothing business what it is today, you've had to fully invest yourself in its success. Now it's time to put that same kind of focus into selling it.
Personal and professional concerns surround the sale of a skating clothing business. In addition to the personal enjoyment you received from the business, you probably have concerns about what will happen to the people who made your skating clothing business a success.
Yet what many sellers don't appreciate is that a down economy can present the perfect opportunity to sell a skating clothing business.
When to End Negotiations
Negotiations have a way of dragging on forever. Yet eventually many negotiations reach a stage where further discussion is pointless. In a skating clothing business sale, a stalled negotiation can be an indication that the deal is dead. At this point in the process, an awareness of negotiation parameters really pays off. If the buyer is unwilling to accept your minimum demands, it's time to end negotiations and move on to the next prospect.
Leveraging Industry Connections
These days, skating clothing business buyers are an extremely diverse group with backgrounds in and outside of the industry. To advertise your sale to the widest possible audience, consider a listing on BizBuySell.com or other top online business-for-sale listing sites. For more targeted lead generation, consider tapping into your network of industry contacts. When leveraging industry relationships for sales prospects, you'll need to be cognizant of the potential for competitors to use knowledge of your sale against you in the marketplace. Use good sense in restricting the flow of information within the industry and focusing your efforts toward trusted industry allies.
What to Expect in a Skating Clothing Business Sale
It's impossible to predict the emotional highs and lows you will experience during the sale of your skating clothing business. The emotions of a sale are complicated by the fact that it may take time to locate the right buyer and the final sale price may be less than you think your skating clothing business is worth. You can prepare yourself by talking through your emotions with friends and family members, and thoroughly evaluating your minimum requirements before you put your skating clothing business on the market.
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