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Decreased Average Sales Expectations by End of 2020

Business Sales and M&A Specialists

May 18, 2020

This week, we focus on both small business and middle-market expectations of the future. Almost 3/4 of middle-market and just over 3/4 of small businesses reported a negative impact on sales.  The average expected sales decreases was a -34% for small business and a -23% for middle market.

This Live Oak Business Pulse report contains data from surveys conducted April 1-19, 2020 with 498 small businesses (Revenues $100k-<$10MM) and 372 middle-market companies (Revs $10MM-<$500MM) responding.