5 Things Smart Retailers Do to Manage Accounts Payable

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  1. .While it may be good for your credit history, it is a bad cash flow practice to pay every bill when it arrives. Set your timing to pay bills as they come due.
  2. If available, use online banking bill payment schedules to manage payables to the exact due date.
  3. Ask for discounts from vendors for early payment and ask for longer payable terms when taking on new products or lines from current vendors.
  4. After a history of consistent payment, ask for longer payables terms.
  5. When you are willing to pay in cash, always ask for a cash discount.

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