Number Of U.S. Small Businesses Sold In 2010 Increases While Price Sold For Decreases

January 10, 2011
According to an article by reporter Catherine Clifford, business owners in the United States found it easier to sell their businesses in 2010 than they did in 2011. However, the median price those businesses were sold for fell 6.3% from the previous year.

Clifford reported, “the number of U.S. small businesses sold, as reported by business brokers, on online small business marketplace increased 3% in 2010 compared to a year earlier, according to an annual report from the San Francisco-based firm. But the median price of small businesses that sold fell 6.3%, to $150,000 from $160,000 the year prior, according to BizBuySell.”

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