About Winmark Business Solutions

Who is Winmark Business Solutions?

We have been working with small businesses for years. We know that small businesses:

  • represent 99.7% of all employers
  • employ more than half of all private sector employees
  • generate 75% of new jobs annually
  • create more than 50%of gross domestic product (GDP)
  • pay 44.5% of total U.S. private payroll

**Data from the U.S. Small Business Administration.


The Mission of Winmark Business Solutions is to Create, Support and Finance small businesses by providing:

  • Innovative solutions to everyday problems
  • Financing for entrepreneurs
  • Education and comprehensive information on everything from starting a business, to running a business, to selling a business
  • Cost effective, timely resources for business-critical needs all in one place


Our vision at Winmark Business Solutions is to build an educated business community and to strengthen the economy by providing small businesses with the most comprehensive online business resource in the world.

Company History

At Winmark Business Solutions, small business is our business. Founded in 2004, Winmark Business Solutions is a division of our parent company Winmark Corporation. Winmark Corporation is a franchisor of some brands you may recognize, like Play It Again Sports ®, Once Upon A Child ®, Plato's Closet ®, Music Go Round ® and Wirth Business Credit ®. We currently work with more than 800 small businesses in North America and have become experts in helping businesses succeed. With over 6,000 pages of comprehensive, detailed and accurate business information, Winmark Business Solutions is the premier, free online resource for small businesses. WBS online provides a resource of tools for success, articles from leading industry publications and selected vendor partnerships to save time and money.

At Winmark Business Solutions we know what it takes to be successful; Winmark has been doing it for over 25 years! This is why we have created a website with the small business owner and entrepreneur in mind.

At WBS online you will find a comprehensive business resource with over 6,000 pages of up-to-date information on running your business, all at your fingertips. We save you time and money by doing the "leg work" for you. We have established relationships with national service leaders to offer you the best products and services at discounted rates. We've done the research, we've done the comparisons and we've found the partners who have your business needs and best interests in mind. In addition, you will find helpful tools, templates and suggestions which you can easily integrate into your current business plan and structure.

Winmark Business Solutions is a FREE one-stop resource for all your business information needs.

  • A 6,000+ page Resource Guide at no cost to you!
  • Topics posted by other small business owners
  • New PeerSphere communities connect you with other small business owners
  • Effective information on managing, training and retaining employees
  • Tools to help you better manage your assets
  • Think Tank discussion forums
  • Downloadable business and legal forms, checklists, calculators and many other business tools to help you succeed.
  • Up to date articles from industry experts from the Wall Street Journal and Entrepreneur.com