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Selling a business remains an alternative to shutting down

Once again, Teya Vitu has written a thoughtful and timely piece for Santa Fe’s small business community in today’s Santa Fe New Mexican. This is the year just about every business owner is wondering, how long can I last? The coronavirus drags on with no sense of when a mask-free, mass-gathering-restored normal will resume. Businesses […]

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Buying an Established Franchise? Here are the typical under contract steps

Each franchise has its own process for qualifying and onboarding a prospective franchisee. Sometimes it’s rigorous with multiple interviews, steps, forms to be filled out, and documents to be provided. Other times, it’s comparatively relaxed. The degree of scrutiny a candidate undergoes largely depends on the type of business. Nonetheless, many will follow a format […]

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Considering a Franchise? Why it could be a great fit

Franchises are popular choice among budding entrepreneurs for a variety of reasons. Established franchises even more so. The reasons behind their appeal are numerous. Name RecognitionTopping the list is the ability to take advantage of the name recognition of brand that is already out there, known and trusted in the community. Take home healthcare, for […]

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At the Xitech Closing

Congratulations to Matt Baker and Troy Shepard for their acquisition of Xitech Instruments, Inc. 

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Happy Halloween

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Michael Greene: Witness to the Birth of NM Dining

 

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New owner of Garcia Street Books aims to offer what online sellers can’t: relationships

Sam Goldenberg & Associates shepherded Jean Devine into Santa Fe’s beloved Garcia Street Books.   By Justin Horwarth | The New Mexican Jul 10, 2017 The new owner of Garcia Street Books is banking that an old formula, encouraging customers to browse, will help the independent bookstore survive in the age of Amazon’s Kindle and […]

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For couple, a big bite of Santa Fe restaurant scene

The New Mexican By Bruce Krasnow July 12, 2017 A Santa Fe couple who own vacation rentals, car dealerships and furniture stores has purchased four local restaurants with the promise of reopening two that are now closed and tripling their Santa Fe workforce by next year. Jim and Jennifer Day are now the owners of […]

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“Discovering the Delights of Santa Fe”

Reposted from the Santa Fe New Mexican. Sunday, August 21, 2016 Do you find the food in Santa Fe enjoyable? It’s no wonder. Santa Fe, after all, has just been named to yet another prestigious Top 10 list — the readers of Travel + Leisure named it one of the best cities for food in […]

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C.G. Higgins Confections owner announces sale of longtime operation

To learn more about this business acquisition opportunity, visit C.G. Higgins for Sale. By Steve Terrell The New Mexican Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016 11:00 pm The candy-maker wants to call it quits. Chuck Higgins, founder and proprietor of C.G. Higgins Confections, which has two locations in Santa Fe, says health problems have convinced him […]

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