Strategic alliances: Leverage strengths, minimize weaknesses

The merger and acquisition market has been hot for manufacturers in the first half of 2016, and the momentum is expected to continue through year end. Some business owners are uncertain about buying and selling, however. A strategic alliance may be a worthwhile alternative for gun-shy owners. Over the short term, it offers the best […]

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