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How-To Resources and Calculators for "What if...?" Projections & Cash Flow Control
Is there a cash crunch in your near future?
Here is a fast, simple, and extremely telling measure of a retailer's financial viability!
Use The ROI's unique GMROI Growth & Bankability Rater.
Quick • Verifiable • Sophisticated • Uniquely Retail
Take this online quick quiz for retailers. Just ten questions. All online, all at your own pace.
Results for your eyes only.
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Cash Flow Planning: How It Pencils Out!
A cash flow plan will help you anticipate how sales and expenses will affect your cash flow for the next six months to a year.
Once you know that, you can start now to make any needed adjustments.
In this practical and explanatory article, first you will see how to do a cash flow with a pencil.
Then, take advantage of The ROI's SPEEDY Headlights Cash Flow Forecaster to auto-magically play "what if...?" as you compare adjustments.
Coping with a Cash Crunch
6 Steps to Get Your Business on Sound Financial Footing
Without cash for inventory, payroll and other expenses, an emergency is upon you.
Even a profitable business can experience not having enough cash at some point.
One moment cash is flowing, the next moment it is barely dripping. Drip. Drip.
Once you can breathe more freely (and the cash flow has increased a bit) use them to take a more comprehensive look at your business.
The Top 5 Killers of Retail Businesses
(Hint: Declning sales is NOT one of them!)
We identify and examine each of the Top Five Killers of Retail Businesses.
While they all need the respect of you, the owner or CEO, your highest priority always must be the #1 slayer. And it just might surprise you to learn what it is.
(Here's another hint of what it's not: over one-third of the retail businesses that fail each year are actually "profitable".)
And even more for ROI Members!
50 How-To Guides - Inventory, Profits, Cash
Make your stores financially stronger
Most extensive self-help resource on retail financial management • Available on-demand, 24/7
How-To Articles by Retail Experts
7 Online Projecting Calculators for Retailers
See "What would happen if I...?"
Easy & fast for retailers. Online, "in the cloud". Nothing to download or install.
Get answers - fast! "How much profit?" "How much inventory?" "Where's the cash?!"
The ROI's Online Projecting Calculators for Retailers
23 Recorded Live at TOPICAL TUESDAYS Webinars
Hours of explanatory and retailer-friendly how-to insights
See the entire collection here
Time-Saving Comparison Tools
Get perspective & insights on your stores' performance
5 Online Retail Training Courses
Learn - then use - retailing's financial levers
Use The ROI's unique "eLearning Kits."
Each Kit includes a structured how-to training course plus a specialized projecting calculator. Practical and fast for retailers to use.
These courses-plus-calculators teach and show the What, Why, and How of retail financial management and inventory control.
The ROI's Online Courses
9 Retail Financial How-To Videos
Learn It • Do It • Profit From It!
Since 1999, empowering retailers and store owners to "Turn on your financial headlights!"
Retail Financial Online Resources
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