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Small Businesses and Price Increases | Fighting the Increase in Costs

Small Businesses and Price Increases | Fighting the Increase in Costs

Posted On: May 12, 2022 by Falcon National Bank in: Manage your Business | Business Banking

Business owners are undoubtedly aware of increased prices. You don’t have to be paying attention to your supply chain to notice them when you can easily find them at the grocery store and the pump. But small businesses must navigate price increasing to continue turning a profit, so how can they do it? Luckily, there are a few aspects of your business that you can evaluate in the face of price increases. Evaluating Labor’s Effect on Raised Prices There is an immense rise in labor costs; in fact, these costs are currently at a 20-year high. These costs have hit small businesses the most, as many owners are currently raising prices to meet worker’s expectations. As the labor market continues to stagnate, small businesses will continue to suffer. Fortunately, there are some potential solutions to labor’s effect on the increase in costs. Firstly, automation is becoming the go-to solution in some sectors. After a hearty initial investment for most automated systems,

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