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24 April 2017

IFA Factoring Conference 2017 in Review: Experts Speak on Fraud in Factoring

Practical takeaways from the “Fraud in Factoring” expert panel at the IFA Factoring Conference Read more

20 April 2017

Factoring and the Apparel Industry: Part 2

In part 1 of our series, we looked at how the apparel industry has changed and how the right kind of financing can make or break an apparel business. Now we’ll explore some of the reasons why apparel companies seek financial support from a factor like Bibby Financial Services instead of going to a bank. Read more

06 April 2017

Factoring and the Apparel Industry: Part 1

Inspired by our favorite annual event, MAGIC Market week, held every February in Las Vegas, we’re reflecting on how the event and the apparel industry have changed over the years and the difference the right financing can make to an apparel company. Read more

22 March 2017

Maximizing Cash Flow to Fund your Growth Strategy, Part 2

In part 1 of this series, we shared the findings of our 2016 Q2 Cash Flow Outlook and SME Confidence Survey which indicate that an increasing number of businesses are turning to asset based lending as an alternative to the traditional bank loan to take advantage of the value of their existing assets like accounts receivable, inventory, equipment and real estate. Now, we’ll explore a real-life example of a BFS client that has experienced measurable growth as a result. Read more

13 February 2017

How Fraud Hurts Factoring, and 6 Tips to Reduce Exposure

As in any industry in which large sums of money frequently change hands, individuals and firms in the factoring industry must be very careful to avoid falling victim to fraud. With single transactions ranging from a few thousand dollars into the millions, due diligence and awareness of potential red flags are critically important to protecting every investment. Read more