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If you have the cash and warehousing space to take advantage of bargains from distressed or failed businesses, now is the time to do so. Do not hesitate to ask for a lower price, or ask for more at the same price. Cash speaks in a very loud voice, so use it if you can. However, remember that unless you know who will buy an item and how you will sell it, it is not a bargain—it is junk.
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