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By John Canfora In today’s asset-based lending business there is more competition over tougher transactions than ever. Many of the prospects we see are struggling companies coping with losses over recent years. Many have instituted turnaround plans that focus on … Continue reading

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By Tri Sciarra Recently, I was asked by California Apparel News, what economic speed bumps I thought manufacturers were going to face this year and how it would affect their ability to get financing. Here is an excerpt of what … Continue reading

Made in AmericaMalcolm FergusonFebruary 19, 2013
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By Malcolm Ferguson In the case goods and home furnishings industry, it is no secret that China is a force to be reckoned with. As consumers in the U.S., seeing “Made in China” stamped on our products is not just … Continue reading

Renewed Focus on Brands and InnovationCharles SharfFebruary 13, 2013
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By Charles Sharf For apparel makers and importers, there are two big trends that I believe will significantly impact the industry in 2013: – A focus on branding – The need for being ahead of the curve While these are … Continue reading

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By Andrew Tananbaum The Chinese New Year celebration is one of the most important and most widely celebrated holidays in the country. For exporters and manufacturer’s of consumer goods that sell to retailers in the U.S. and beyond, this holiday … Continue reading

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As the country deals with high unemployment rates (8.1 percent as of August 2012); the one sector that has shown significant growth is temporary work. In fact, according to Investors.com, temporary employment has risen by an astounding 44.5 percent since … Continue reading

Trade Finance TipsCapital Business CreditJuly 31, 2012
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Supply and demand is one of the key factors in establishing Trade Finance for your operations. Many people may assume that Trade Finance is difficult to acquire, but there are a few steps to remember when importing in order to … Continue reading

Asset Based Lending FactsCapital Business CreditJuly 5, 2012
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When you think of Asset-Based Lending the key word that stands out the most is “asset”. In order to receive an Asset Based Loan, the borrower must have assets to give the lender as collateral. Assets that are eligible for … Continue reading

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Recently I attended the Factor Chain International Annual Meeting in Beijing, where the overall sentiment was upbeat.  Based on data provided by FCI, it appears that both domestic and cross-border factoring is growing – a great sign for the industry. … Continue reading

Factoring Knowledge & TipsCapital Business CreditJune 21, 2012
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Cash flow is one of the burdens that we face in this trying economic time. Factoring is a financial service that will increase the flow of cash and allow the flexibility to take advantage of business opportunities. Applying for Factoring … Continue reading

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