Small businesses sold up for 2nd year in a row – a trend continuing through 2019.
In 2018, BizBuySell.com, an online market for small businesses, reported a 4% increase in businesses sold since 2017, and a 31% increase over businesses sold in 2016. The number of businesses sold has been the highest the last 3 years since BizBuySell.com began tracking sales in 2007. This is attributed to a healthier economy and other factors discussed here: Small Firms Put Out For-Sale Signs
To learn more about National Business-For-Sale Trends and 2018 Transaction Activity read: BizBuySell’s Insight Report