Chamber of Commerce Hawaii represents more than 2,000 organizations including nonprofits and businesses of all sizes that encompass 210,000 employees from a wide variety of industries that are contributing more than $32 billion in revenue to Hawaii’s economy.
As a small business owner, it can be difficult to recognize signs of weakness within your daily operations. From financial problems to operational issues, addressing these weaknesses early on can help ensure the long-term success of your business. The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii has put together some tips on how to identify potential weak areas within your daily operations so you can handle them quickly and efficiently.Take a Look at Inventory Procedures It’s important to take a look at your inventory
You care about the environment and realize that a sustainable strategy for your company is good business. An enduring firm is not only profitable but also socially responsible and environmentally conscious. If you're at a loss of where to begin, use the following ideas from the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii to discover and utilize sustainable strategies in your new business. Start Your Business on a Sustainable Track Becoming sustainable has a steep learning curve, so don’t feel like you have to
The holiday season is a great time to give back to the community and support local businesses. A shop local campaign is a great way to do both! By promoting local businesses and encouraging shoppers to buy locally, you can help strengthen the local economy. Here are some tips from the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii on how to make your holiday shopping campaign a community success.Launching a Local Shopping Campaign for the Holidays There are a few things you'll need to do to get your local shopping campaign
Innovation drives competition, making it a crucial investment for small businesses. However, many owners believe the cost is too great. In truth, today's technological advancements are highly affordable and well worth the amount spent. The key is understanding what your company needs so you can best invest your resources. If you want to stay competitive, here are a few technological innovations to consider from the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii. Utilize Digital Marketing Marketing is
An unsuccessful contract negotiation is one in which the outcome isn't good for your business. Contract negotiations can fail for many reasons. The key is to spot the signs that things aren't going well, so you can decide whether to continue or exit the negotiation. Be on the lookout for the following four signs that negotiations are unsuccessful.Failure to Think of the Potential Pitfalls You often hear how important a positive attitude is for success in business, but viewing contracts through