Corporate Trade: a 30,000 ft view
Barter is an age-old practice used as a means to do more with less.
Corporate trade has engineered the basic principles of barter in a way that makes sense for Fortune 1000 businesses. In its simplest form, corporate trade enables businesses to use their assets as payment for business expenses.
|1. A business trades in their assets (i.e. excess inventory) at full value in return for a bank of trade credits.
|2. The trade credits are spent over time to lower the cost on common business expenses, most notably media.