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October 29, 2010

A Grocer Fights to Keep Its Place in the Food Chain

Editor's note: This is one in a biweekly series of case studies about business turnarounds. The name and identifying details of the company used as the example have ...

September 17, 2010

A Stalled Food Manufacturer Overhauls Its Management Style

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August 17, 2010

A Second Product Line Revives a Struggling Guitar Maker

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July 27, 2010

The Boss Shouldn't Have Promoted His Sons

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July 9, 2010

When the Boss Hires His Sister

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June 22, 2010

Going Overboard When Wooing Potential Clients

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June 1, 2010

To Survive, a Manufacturer Reinvents Itself

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May 14, 2010

To Get Paid on Time, Be Ruthless

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April 30, 2010

Negotiate Payments to Stay in Business

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April 9, 2010

Price Points Based on Hopes Instead of Margins

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March 12, 2010

Don't Blame the Economy, Apply the Basics

(This piece has been corrected to change 400 cups to 600 cups and $17,000 to $12,000 in the second to last paragraph.) Editor's note: This is the latest in a series of...

February 19, 2010

What to Do When Profits Stall

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January 22, 2010

Acknowledge Mistakes and Put a Profit Plan to Work

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January 8, 2010

Denial About Financials Leads to Failure

Editor's note: This is the 12th in a series of case studies about business turnarounds. The name and identifying details of the company used as the example have been ...

December 11, 2009

Why a Friend Shouldn't Run Your Business

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November 24, 2009

Why the Boss Needs to Put Profits First

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November 13, 2009

Why the Boss Needs to Pay Herself More

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October 27, 2009

To Improve Cash Flow, Stall Payments to Vendors

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October 16, 2009

This Bright-Eyed New Owner Needs to Clean House

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October 2, 2009

To Improve Performance, Revise Your Pay Structure

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September 18, 2009

The Boss Needs to Hustle to Increase Sales

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September 4, 2009

Rebooting a Struggling Family Business

Editor's note: This is the fourth in a new series of case studies about business turnarounds. The name and identifying details of the company used as the example have ...

August 21, 2009

To Survive, Cut Overhead and Sell Property

Editor's note: This is the third in a new series of case studies about business turnarounds. Names and identifying details of the company used as the example have been...

August 4, 2009

To Beat Failure, Be the Boss Again

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July 24, 2009

Solve Your Cash-Flow Problem to Stay in Business

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