This Number Is Crucial for Small Businesses — And 72% of Them Don’t Know It


Most also have no idea where to find it.

In running an eyecare business, you can probably rattle lots of numbers off the top of your head — from revenue and inventory figures to the square footage of your store. But do you know your business credit score? About 72 percent of small business owners surveyed don’t, Small Business Trends reports. That could be a significant problem if you decide to expand, since the score reflects your perceived creditworthiness. Just as concerning: Nearly 60 percent of respondents did not know where to find their business credit scores. Small Business Trends cited a survey of 2,900 business owners by the Manta online community.

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