Monthly Archives - October 2017

Business Life Cycle – 5 stages of a business’ life

Knowing Your Business Life Cycle? The business life cycle is the progression of a business and its phases over time, and is most commonly divided into five stages: launch, growth, shake-out, maturity, and decline. The cycle is shown on a graph with the horizontal axis as time, and the vertical axis as dollars or various financial metrics. In this article, we will use three financial metrics to describe the status of each business life cycle phase, including sales, profit, and cash flow.   Phase One: Launch Each [...]

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