Building a Business

Comments (5) Posted By Joe on June 18, 2012 in Business Basics

So you’ve bought a business. Now what?

In this week’s column, I’ll offer some guidance from seasoned entrepreneur Vince Forgione about how to turn a business you’ve purchased into a smashing success. Today’s edition is one in a series of periodic installments that offer Forgione’s guidance on topics such as choosing, buying and — this week — building a business.

Here are five tips that emerged from Forgione’s and my conversation about building a business:

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Buying a Business

Comments (2) Posted By Joe on June 11, 2012 in Business Basics

If you can’t beat ‘em, buy ‘em.

Buying the right business can be a great opportunity, but buying the wrong one can wind up the costliest mistake of a lifetime. For guidance on how to determine whether a given business is a good one to purchase, I turned to Vincent Forgione, a Woodbridge-based entrepreneur who has bought businesses, sold them, and — through his consulting practice — helped others do the same.

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Growing an Artisan Food Business

Comments (1) Posted By Joe on June 8, 2012 in Business Basics


Rutgers student Adam Schefflan compiled the information in this section. Matt Matsuda edited and condensed it.

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Selling to Rutgers Students

Comments (1) Posted By Joe on June 8, 2012 in Business Basics


Honors students from Rutgers University compiled the information in this section. Joe Shure edited and condensed it.

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