Tag Archives: Competitive Advantage

Employee-Owned Companies Are the Next Big Thing

Walmart is facing stiff competition from employee-owned grocers. It looks like Fishbowl is in good company. Continue reading

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Kirk’s Tackle Shop: 3 Creative Ways to Compete in a Crowded Market

In a departure from its usual inventory management topics, Kirk’s Tackle Shop this week talks about three creative ways for a business to stand out from the competition. Fishbowl CMO Kirk Tanner suggests personalizing your customer service, being a trailblazer … Continue reading

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Proof That U.S. Manufacturers Can Still Compete with China

America’s greatest natural resource is its people’s ability to innovate. While China and other countries have cheaper labor, American manufacturers have greater advantages. Continue reading

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How to Pick (and Win) the Right Battles in Business

The landscape is littered with organizations that fought the wrong battles. Here are three steps you can take to make sure you’re taking care of the most important parts of your business. Continue reading

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Can Outsourcing Manufacturing Make Your Company Stronger?

Should manufacturers produce all of their own products or should they outsource some of the production? This is a question that every manufacturer should ask as they look for ways to cut costs and grow. The Case for Outsourcing In … Continue reading

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Ease His Pain and Go the Distance to Build a Strong Business

Is this heaven? No, and it’s not necessarily Iowa, either. It’s wherever your business is, as long as you’re doing the right things to make your customers’ dreams come true. I’m of course referring to the 1989 film Field of … Continue reading

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Is QuickBooks Right for You?

My intuition tells me your small business needs to use accounting software. And there is one accounting option that dominates the small-business market – QuickBooks. Is it right for you? Ease of Use A good place to start is ease … Continue reading

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Successful Entrepreneurs Show How to Succeed in Business

Fishbowl CEO Dave Williams sat down with five other business leaders recently to discuss how small businesses can succeed. You can read the whole article in the Utah Valley BusinessQ article “Roundtable – Growing Pains and Gains.” Entrepreneurship Isn’t for … Continue reading

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How ‘Fishbowl Inventory’ Spells Success for Your Business

There are four words that perfectly describe successful businesses. And all four of them are found in the words “Fishbowl Inventory.” Don’t believe me? Watch and learn. Here are the four words that are part of “Fishbowl Inventory:” eFISHent capaBOWL … Continue reading

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Why and How to De-Clutter Your Business

“Why is it so hard for people – and organizations – to throw things out?” asks the author of the article “De-Cluttering Your Organization” in the Harvard Business Review Blog. The answer is we’re sometimes afraid of new things and … Continue reading

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