7 Signs of a Failing Company [Infographic]

Failing Company

Every business fluctuates through good and bad periods, but when should you signal an SOS? Understanding the characteristics of a failing company could save your business from sinking.

Failing companies happen every single day.

Iconic brands such as Quiznos, JC Penney, and Abercrombie & Fitch are all examples of how giants are not immune to becoming a failing company. Great companies will fall to the wayside due to poor management, lack of customer understanding, and unsuccessful execution.

Could the companies have avoided their downward spirals?


A major problem for many Corporate giants is that in this day in age it’s never been easier to be an entrepreneur. The average person has a better chance than ever to have their idea turn into a business. This is creating competition for a large portion of corporate companies. Interested in becoming an Entrepreneur? Learn how to start a company.

Although starting a business has never been easier, running a company is no walk in the park. There are multiple aspects that affect and ultimately cultivate a successful company. Evaluating the market, understanding your demographic, creating a strategy, selling your product and managing your resources are just a few essentials of every business. However, without an effective team to manage these aspects, your company will never grow or will ultimately fail.

Is your company on a downward spiral? Read on to learn more.



Rebecca Cox

Rebecca is a seasoned international traveler and Digital Marketing Specialist who assists in marketing strategies and creative development for FundingSage. She is currently studying her postgraduate degree in Advanced International Business Management from UC Leuven-Limburg.