FEATURED IVEY CASE
Belle Fleur: Buying an Existing Business or Starting Fresh
Atul Teckchandani, Jana Hammoud
Product Number: 9B18M029
Publication Date: 02/15/2018
Length: 7 pages (4 pages of text)
The dilemma of whether to purchase an existing business or to create one from scratch is one that entrepreneurs often face early in their ventures. This case recognizes the pros and cons of each option, conducts a break-even analysis, demonstrates company valuation, and emphasizes due dilligence.