CFO reports, according to a survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers between January and April, private companies are expecting revenue growth to soar far past that of gross domestic product (GDP) and are in a hiring mode not seen since pre-recession days.
CFO said while various GDP forecasts for the U.S. call for 2014 growth of less than 3%, the average predicted revenue gain for the next 12 months, among 213 private companies surveyed was 8.5%.
CFO notes that 63% of the participating companies, whose annual revenue averaged $368 million, anticipated growing their head count. That was 11 percentage points higher than a year ago and the highest percentage reported in PwC’s quarterly Trendsetter Barometer in years.
To view the full CFO.com report click here.
No tags available
One important economic factor to consider with any equipment lease is how the transaction will be reported for income tax purposes. This determination is made based on the terms of the lease agreement, and has a large impact on the... read more
I recently met a sales rep (let’s call him Dario) who believed his company’s rates were too high. Every time he got an application, he would encounter some type of rate objection. He would end up discounting the deal, or... read more