Business Money Saving Tips
We gave you several tips to save during the holidays in our last blog, including making sure you have software solutions for business like Apparel ERP that was specifically designed for companies like yours, purchasing office supplies from cheaper stores in bulk, and only buying office machines — like screen printing equipment — when you need to. Here are a few more tips to help you save this season:
• It’s always fun to decorate for the holidays, but it is not nearly as much fun to figure out how to store and save those decorations throughout the rest of the year. If you buy new decorations each year, you end up spending several hundred dollars each year that you don’t need to do. Make sure you save your lights, Christmas ornaments, tinsel and other decorations so that you can save money next year.
• It is important to be sure your employees are comfortable while they are at the office, especially when it’s cold this time of year, but you can do this without breaking the bank. Buy coffee in bulk, instead of picking up a bag of Starbucks beans; purchase items from wholesale suppliers, instead of stores; and encourage employees to bring some comfortable items from home to decorate their spaces.
• Make sure you have signed up for accounts with the companies from which you typically order supplies, so you are eligible for free shipping. You should also contact the company and request a discount. If you are a big account and purchase large orders regularly, they are likely to give you one, to ensure your loyalty.