LifeStyles Akron General Hospital, Part 1

2011-12-20 / Health / Comments Off on LifeStyles Akron General Hospital, Part 1Comments

Many fitness facilities have tried to integrate a variety of health-related services under one roof. A physical therapist, for example, could have an office within a health club. Usually, however, these operations are self-contained sub-units within the physical space. Fitness equipment is often duplicated within each of these units, leading to parallel — not integrated — operations. LifeStyles, however, has achieved a true integration of services. It has brought together a variety of rehabilitation and prevention services and achieved economies of scale while providing members with unparalleled access to health and fitness programs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Top 10 Ways for Resellers to Increase Their Bottom Line 2

2011-04-08 / Sport / Comments Off on Top 10 Ways for Resellers to Increase Their Bottom Line 2Comments

6. Base Commissions on Collections
Someone (probably a retired CFO) once said, “A sale is not a sale until the invoice is collected.” If this is true, why pay a full sales commission when the product ships? Consider paying partial commission at the time of shipment with the balance payable at the time of collection. Or adjust the commissions monthly based on receivables that age out past a predetermined time frame (i.e., 60 days). This will encourage your sales staff to provide better customer service and follow through after the sale. This, in turn, will speed up your collections and cause cus-tomers to be happier with your performance. Read the rest of this entry »

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