Family Business News

  • Chick-fil-A names non-family president

    Chick-fil-A has named Tim Tassopoulos as its new president and chief operating officer, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reported. Tassopoulos joined...

  • Sumner Redstone ousts two from trust

    Sumner Redstone has ousted Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and “Dauman’s presumed ally,” Viacom director George Abrams, as trustees of the entity that...

  • Gap closing overseas stores

    Gap Inc. plans to close all its Old Navy stores in Japan and some Banana Republic stores, mostly outside of North America, the Wall Street Journal...

  • Nordstrom cutting 400 jobs as stock price falls

    Nordstrom said at its annual shareholder meeting that it has cut about half of the 400 jobs it plans to eliminate in Seattle by the end of July, the...

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  • How to professionalize your board

    Veteran family business researcher, adviser and director Joseph Astrachan offers these tips for family business leaders who want to add independent...
  • Include humor in your family business culture

    Thousands of books and resources are available to help family members revive, repair and maintain family relationships. These materials are replete...
  • Prenuptial agreements protect your business

    Considering the high percentage of marriages that end in divorce, a prenuptial agreement is a prudent way to protect a family-owned business, its...
  • Succession planning tips

    Here are four tips for ensuring your family business continues to thrive during leadership transitions: 1. Implement individual development plans....