Does the Location of a Purchase Really Matter?

This week we decided to take a close look at sales tax and wanted to focus on Ohio. Last month we looked at the sales tax rate across the U.S. (you can see that blog posting here: http://www.threescale.org/p/38/), and we saw that Ohio through the years had a rate that remained below the National average. This showed Ohio as a favorable location to make purchases when compared to some of the...
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Choosing the Right Location for My Business

If you own a business and are looking to expand globally, then one of the most important factors in your location decision is comparative tax rates and regulations.  One major tax is corporate tax, or the taxes that are levied on net income. Corporate tax rates vary across the world’s 250 countries.  There is a wide range in rates, with the global average currently at 25%. The corporate tax rate...
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Menards Makes Wise Location Choice in Columbus, Ohio

In this report from Three Scale Research Inc., we built a competition model to analyze the market shares for the home improvement industry in Ohio.  Menards, The Anderson’s, Home Depot and Lowe’s are the four home improvement retail companies included in our model.  We took the newly opened Menards store on Morse Road as a case study object.  Next, we analyzed the market share and net sales for...
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