Category Archives: Business

Boosting Business Cash Flow with Sales and Discount Strategy

Customer Discount

A business may actually stimulate cash flow or larger sales by offering customers a discount. But strings should be attached to avoid losses.

College mathematics professor Steve Alemansour has tutored elementary, high school, and college students since 1989 through his com­pany, Academy of Tutoring Professionals in Lake Forest, California. The business, while lucrative, is also highly seasonal. Steve typically charges $40, $45, or $50 an hour depending on the difficulty of the subject being tutored. Academy of Tutoring Professionals has more work than the staff of experts can handle after midterm grades come out and before final ex­ams. But during the summer and early in the new term, revenues slow sig­nificantly.

Bursa Suq to Boost Trading Value in Islamic Money Mart

Bursa Suq

Bursa Suq Al-Sila’ is a trading platform of commodities. It facilitates Islamic liquidity management and the financing done by the Islamic banks. It is a fully electronic program and is web based. It provides the industry players an avenue so that they can indulge in multi-commodity and multi-currency trade all around the globe. BURSA Malaysia Bhd has announced that it’s new trading platform Bursa Suq Al-Sila’ will improve the present trading value in the internal Islamic market. Chief executive officer of Bursa Suq, Datuk Seri Yusli Mohamed Yusoff said that the total value of trade in the total Malaysian market is almost a few billion ringgit per day. He also told that currently Bursa Suq accounts for only a small percentage of this total trade value. He also hopes that they will soon be able account for a higher percentage with their new platform and he thinks the demand is already present.