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U.S. small business borrowing slows in February

U.S. small business borrowing slows in February

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. small businesses borrowing hit a five month low in February, in the latest indication of slower economic growth in the first quarter after an unusually harsh winter. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index, which measures the volume of financing to small companies, fell to […] Click here to view full […]

Ford Opens New Silicon Valley Research Center

Ford Motor Co. opened a new Silicon Valley research center in Palo Alto to speed up technology development and experiments in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles and big data, the company said on Thursday. Dragos Maciuca, an engineer formerly with Apple, will head the facility, Ford said. The research center […] Click here to view full […]

Outsourcing the Field Sales Function

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Building a direct sales organization is expensive and takes a long time to do well. By relying upon manufacturers’ representatives to provide the field sales function, sales costs ride up and down with the market, leaving cost of sales as a steady share of sales. Investigate how to select the best representatives available. Learn how […]

The Ins and Outs of Expert Witness Work

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Expert witness work can involve a myriad of areas including patents, trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks, forensic investigations, class actions, contract disputes as well as mergers and acquisitions. It is a type of work that is definitely not for everyone, but it can be fascinating and rewarding. Three PATCA Senior Certified Professional Consultants  who include expert witness work […]