Manufacturing & Distribution

Direct vs. Indirect Distribution Channels

Direct vs. Indirect Distribution  The importance of picking the right distribution channel(s) for your business  We are living in an age of convenience —a time where just about anything can be ordered online and delivered straight to your doorstep. [...]

The Future of Manufacturing: New Regulations

The Future of Manufacturing New regulations and the organizations working to make it better In July 2017, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released the results of a joint study on the US public perception of manufacturing.  Believe it [...]

By | 2017-07-27T14:59:10+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: Audit, Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Private Company Council

Private Company Council What has the PCC done for your business lately? It’s tough being a midmarket business. Accounting and reporting requirements can be a significant burden for start-ups and companies without the vast human and financial resources of larger [...]

By | 2017-06-14T21:48:10+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution, Small Business Services|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Private Company Council

Made in the Bay Area 2015

San Francisco Business Times Made in the Bay Area: Secrets of Manufacturing Innovators (FULL TRANSCRIPT) On September 9, 2015, the San Francisco Business Times sat down to talk about the future of manufacturing in the Bay Area with a [...]

By | 2017-06-22T15:41:39+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution|0 Comments

Retail Brick-and-Click

Brick-and-Click Understanding physical and online retail convergence Technology has fundamentally changed the consumer retail experience leading to evolving consumer behaviors and expectations. Consumers have become more demanding, requiring the convenience and information of online shopping with the service and [...]

By | 2017-06-23T20:46:13+00:00 May 1st, 2015|Categories: Blog, Frank Balestreri, Manufacturing & Distribution|0 Comments

Surviving Product Recall

Surviving a recall How to navigate the financial risks and exposures of a product recall You make your products with the best of intentions. You work hard to provide consumers with newer, better, higher quality products. What happens when [...]

By | 2017-06-23T20:49:56+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Categories: Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution|0 Comments

Manufacturing Innovators

Made in the Bay Area Secrets of Manufacturing Innovators PDF of the Made in the Bay Area: Secrets of Manufacturing Innovators Booklet from the San Francisco Business Times October 4th Issue On September 18, 2013, the San Francisco Business [...]

By | 2017-06-23T14:55:31+00:00 October 1st, 2013|Categories: Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution, Wine & Craft Brew|0 Comments

Planning for a Merger or Acquisition

Are you ready? How businesses on the selling end can plan for a merger or acquisition Many of us have heard the saying, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” While most business owners meticulously plan the [...]

Hiring and Retaining Employees

Preparing for Growth Hiring and Retaining Employees As the economy continues to improve, companies are faced with the challenge of hiring and retaining talent. With four generations of employees in today’s workforce, it is critical to consider how your [...]

By | 2017-06-23T15:03:09+00:00 February 25th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution|0 Comments

Managing the Cash Flow Gap

Preparing for Growth Managing the Cash Flow Gap Not too long ago, future economic growth might have looked bleak for many business sectors in the U.S. As the economy starts to take a turn, businesses will need to focus [...]

By | 2017-05-31T21:15:17+00:00 January 25th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution|0 Comments