5 Keys to Increasing your Revenue in 2016

Year end, by now most of us have been planning for next year.  Budgets, Capital expense planning, and personal goals to name a few.  The reason why most people do these exercises  are plain and simple.  Business efficiencies, Personal development, Marketing plans are ultimately for the same effect; increasing our ability to generate revenue (personal … Continue reading 5 Keys to Increasing your Revenue in 2016

Hello World!

Today I am introducing a new blog series from C.S.Simons Consulting.  This blog will feature several different types of content on the issues that business people struggle with every day.  Advice will be given on a variety of subjects that directly effect your revenue and we are always looking for questions or topics for discussion, … Continue reading Hello World!

Ask an Expert

The Question:      What are Prime Costs? Answer: Financial speak Prime costs = materials + labor Prime cost is a GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) term that refers to the costs of all materials plus the labor needed to create your product.  They are called prime because of the effect they have on profitability.  … Continue reading Ask an Expert

Conversations with a Consultant – Products

This area of the blog will be dedicated to the broad category simply called “Products”. In this category I will outline different aspects needed to design new, or strengthen existing, products with in your company.  How to look for opportunities in the market place and the science behind how to be sure the product you … Continue reading Conversations with a Consultant – Products

Restaurant Industry

Role – Asked to “fix” a troubled business in a National Chain    Situation- 5 year old, well established in community Costs were in line – Food, Bev, Labor (%’s) Sales were steadily declining over 18 months Marketing had been consistent (local and national)   Methodologies – Utilize the M.O.R.E.© Assessment tool to determine the problem for … Continue reading Restaurant Industry

Corporate America

Role – Director’s level in Contract Management Agreement Situation – Client goals were to transform Dept. from traditional to “trend setting” service style with no turnover or bad Public Relations (internal & external) Client wanted to reduce costs while increasing revenue in all department cost centers Methodologies –      Improvement needed in all 4 key … Continue reading Corporate America

Retail Industry

Role –  Hired by investors to launch company franchise Situation – Introduce the New Brand into a community.  This community had this type of store, but we positioned ourselves as the Premium choice and we needed to show this area how we were different and why were a valuable to them.   Methodologies – Focus on … Continue reading Retail Industry


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Clarity, Leadership, & Trust Providing the experience and insight to impact the current issues your organization is facing and to anticipate the ones it may face down the road.  A partner committed to working at your side, building a sustainable organization. It’s about results! Using the proprietary M.O.R.E.© Assessment Program, let C.S.Simons Consulting assess your businesses … Continue reading Home