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Carol Frank has been a columnist for the APPA e-update since 2011. This page contains some of the articles she has written for APPA in the order of the date they were published as well as articles from guest contributors.

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A Little Extra Time On Your Hands?

A Little Extra Time On Your Hands?

The Top Five Things you can do NOW to increase the value of your business. We are fortunate to make our living in an “essential” industry and I truly believe that our businesses will not only survive this crisis, but thrive on the back end because people have...

The State of the M&A Markets: What will 2020 bring?

The State of the M&A Markets: What will 2020 bring?

Recently I had the pleasure of speaking about pet industry M&A in front of a 100 or so of my pet industry colleagues at the 2020 Pet Summit in San Diego. While we covered a great deal of ground during my one-hour presentation, one of the main focuses was on...

How to Successfully Move Production back to the U.S from China

How to Successfully Move Production back to the U.S from China

An interview with Starmark Pet Product’s Keith Benson In my daily interactions with pet company CEO’s and owners, I often hear them remark about their desire to make more of their products in the U.S., but then follow that on with the difficulties and challenges of...

The Top Considerations When Acquiring a Pet Company

The Top Considerations When Acquiring a Pet Company

by Carol Frank and Craig Lawson Growth through acquisitions has become more prevalent in recent years as business owners view this tactic, among other things, as a way to increase revenue without a significant increase to overhead.  In investment bank speak, this is...

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