Asset Based Lending Blog/News

ETC Holiday Party Featured in Fashion Mannuscript

February 1, 2019 | Events, Announcement

We are proud to announce that photos from our annual holiday party are featured in this month’s issue of Fashion Mannuscript on pages 14-15! We are thrilled that the event was such a success and grateful to all of our clients and colleagues who helped make it a wonderful evening. Here’s to another prosperous year!

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Managing Director Mark Bienstock Talks Trade War with California Apparel News

February 1, 2019 | Announcement, Apparel Industry, Government, Manufacturing, Shipping, Wholesale

Business owners who rely on China’s abundant manufacturing facilities and low production costs may be in for a massive challenge. The ongoing trade war the US government has waged with China may not end by March, meaning more potential tariffs that could disrupt the global economy. ETC’s own Mark Bienstock and other industry experts spoke […]

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Handling SBA Loan Lags

January 22, 2019 | Government, Lending, Small Business, Tips

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital The current government shutdown is the subject of nation-wide distress for myriad reasons. Sources are reporting that the shutdown, which is officially the longest in US history, has delayed public services like tax refunds, food, beverage and aviation product safety inspections, and millions of dollars in Small Business Association loans. […]

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Paving the Way for Entrepreneurs in Space

January 16, 2019 | Lending, Technology

Joseph Stern, Express Trade Capital In 1961, Ralph Cordiner, then chairman of General Electric, published a paper on the importance of private investment into space. Amid a cold war between the world’s super powers, Mr. Cordiner thought it prudent that the United States, as a proponent of capitalism, should beat the Russians in space not […]

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Tackling Common Problems, Part 2

January 7, 2019 | Small Business, Tips

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital There are numerous difficulties associated with starting a new business. Establishing sustainable practices that leave room for growth is complex, but crucial to building a successful company and brand. We’ve already talked a bit about smoothing out cashflow and creating a sensible production process, but now let’s talk about some […]

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Tackling Common Problems, Part 1

December 21, 2018 | Lending, Manufacturing, Small Business, Tips

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital Running a wholesale business is financially and logistically complex. There’s a lot to monitor and numerous variables can force you, the business owner, to think and act quickly to effectively manage unforeseen difficulties. Fortunately, most of these difficulties fall into a few categories of common problems that come up for […]

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December Holiday Hours

December 17, 2018 | Announcement

Valued clients and associates: Please be aware that our operational hours will be modified during the upcoming December holidays. We will open on Monday, December 24th and Monday, December 31st, but will close at 2pm both days. Our office will be closed on Tuesday, December 25th and Tuesday, January 1st. Please plan your transactions accordingly […]

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ETC Announces Small Business Award!

December 12, 2018 | Announcement, Trade Shows, Wholesale

Express Trade Capital is inviting wholesale businesses to apply for the first annual ETC Trade Show Grant & Community Outreach Award! This award reflects our personal commitment to helping our community and encourages our friends in the wholesale industry to join us in giving back. Requirements to apply for the 2019 ETC Community Outreach Award […]

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