Business Conditions as of April 1, 2014 -

Tatum CFOs and External CFOs align; predict improving business conditions


Tatum’s first ever quarterly Survey of Business Conditions now combines data from Tatum CFOs with non-Tatum CFO’s, clients and contacts. Both groups predict growth in the next 60 days thanks to continued investments in plants and people, and anticipated improvements in sales and order backlogs.

What are CFOs paying attention to?

Tatum’s report contains exclusive perspectives from Tatum CFO partners on key economic indicators, encapsulated below. Download the summary and view the full report in order to see where Tatum CFOs and External CFOs were in agreement, where there were differences of opinion, and read their word-for-word responses to drill-down questions on today’s financing conditions.

Sales are increasing, financial performance is good and managers are hiring, but the survey shows today’s CFOs are concerned with customer retention and competitive pressures.

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