Companies that improve the performance of their working capital can generate cash and see benefits far beyond the finance department.
To earn a “return” on stock buybacks, you need a more sophisticated message and better execution.
Median revenue for 3,000 companies has dropped 8% since December 2012.
The working capital performance of America’s largest companies is flat for the third straight year, according to the 2014 CFO/REL Scorecard.
Companies have slowed down their payables from the 35 days they averaged at the end of the recession, according to one measurement.
The Duke/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey shows finance chiefs in some regions deciding that they can afford to invest again in growth.
Where is the bulk of companies' cash reserves? In bank accounts, finds an AFP survey.
The consumer-goods company offers a powerful example that the true value of finance, long a reactive function, lies in being proactive.
SupplierPay, a new White House initiative, is designed to help small businesses increase their working capital.
Benefits expenses may not move much in the next 12 months, but U.S. CFOs project an increase in employer costs for workers' salaries.