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Business Plans Handbook is a collection of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses throughout North America. For those looking for examples of how to approach, structure and compose their own business plans, the Handbook presents 20 sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries — only the company names and addresses have been changed.
Typical business plans include type of business; statement of purpose; executive summary; business/industry description; market; product and production; management/personnel; and financial specifics. This edition also contains a business plan template and two fictional business plans — all of which can aid users in developing business plans of their own. Also featured is a listing of organizations, agencies, and consultants; a glossary of small business terms; and an updated bibliography.
This updated 6th edition of Encyclopedia Of Emerging Industries provides insight into the inception, emergence and current status of new industries – business segments that are pioneering new technologies and those introducing breakthrough marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. The work includes detailed profiles on approximately 140 emerging industries. It is an ideal reference for academic researchers, students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and anyone with an interest in the latest developments in the business world.
Typical profiles include an overview; description of the industry's organization and structure; discussion of its history and development; profiles of pioneers in the field; trends and long-term outlook; leading companies; employment outlook; a bibliography of further reading sources; and much more. Adding to the product's appeal are approximately 50 tables and graphs.
What is involved in estate planning? What can I legally do if I have noisy neighbors? What are the consequences of an expired visa? The Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing 276 articles, the Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases, profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations, details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state, and comprehensive bibliographies, including print and Web resources and lists of relevant organizations.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law provides information and resources to help users answer their legal questions, and outlines their rights and recourses, as well as consequences, under the law. It also provides a general background and explanation of legal issues and educates the user on federal and state/local laws, statutes, cases, and regulations and Constitutional protections.
Information is at the users' fingertips, with a detailed table of contents, a mini-table of contents at the beginning of each essay, and a comprehensive index. In addition, each article provides additional resources, including a bibliography, websites, and organizations with contact information.
Manufacturing & Distribution USA (MDUSA) presents statistical data on 450 distinct industries in the manufacturing, wholesale trade, and retail sector in a comprehensive 3-volume presentation. As a result of the restructured Annual Survey of Manufactures data, this edition of MDUSA is coded using two different, though related, NAICS coding formats. The Manufacturing section is coded using ASM NAICS codes. The Wholesale and Retail section is coded using the 2007 Federal Government NAICS coding. Information is compiled from the most recent government publications and includes projections, maps and graphics. Classification of leading public and private corporations in each industry is also included. Manufacturing & Distribution USA is published biannually.
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