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Family corners the restaurant market

Published March 16, 2018 April Hall | Departments

The building at the corner of Caroline and Meigs streets in Rochester, N.Y., has been home to a number of establishments bearing the name “Dicky’s”: Dicky’s Restaurant, Dicky’s Bar and, now,...

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Celebration Corner: Scotchman Industries' 50th anniversary

Published March 16, 2018 Barbara Spector | Departments

The Business: Arthur (“Art”) Kroetch, a native South Dakotan with an eighth-grade education, started working for farmers and ranchers and then opened a junkyard and repair shop. To keep busy betwe...

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At the Helm: Natalie Kaddas

Published March 16, 2018 Patricia Olsen | Departments

Generation of family ownership: Second.Company revenue: Between $5 million and $10 million.About the company: Kaddas Enterprises, a 100% woman-owned company, manufactures thermoformed plastic parts fo...

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Dueling Perspectives: Governance for a family in transition

Published March 16, 2018 Barbara Spector | Departments

The family that owns Milo B. Butler & Sons Ltd. is a legend in the Bahamas. The company’s founder, Sir Milo Boughton Butler (1906-1979), was the first Bahamian-born governor-general of the Baham...

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Family Business Magazine mourns the loss of its founder

Published March 16, 2018 Barbara Spector | Departments

Milton L. Rock — loving and beloved patriarch, perceptive businessman, community-minded philanthropist and forward-thinking magazine founder — died at home of natural causes on Jan. 27, 2018. He w...

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Women's progress: Steady but slow

Published March 16, 2018 Barbara Spector | Departments

In a book of family business cartoons published in 1990, women are depicted as nagging wives, wealthy widows, marriageable daughters and “Ms. Buxum,” the secretary. We’ve come a long way, baby.T...

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#MeToo can affect you, too

Published March 16, 2018 Barbara Spector | Feature Article

The #MeToo movement, sparked by October 2017 articles in the New York Times and New Yorker detailing sexual harassment and assault claims against film mogul Harvey Weinstein, triggered an ongoing wave...

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New ideas from a new generation

Published March 16, 2018 Margaret Steen | Feature Article

Travis Klassen was a 25-year-old high school dropout working for his family’s Canadian trucking company, Valley Carriers, when he started studying business leadership and realized how little he knew...

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Women at the wheel

Published March 16, 2018 | Feature Article

Perseverance is the key to success for women whose family businesses operate in male-dominated industries.By April HallBarbara Moran-Goodrich was told she would never run her family’s automotive bus...

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From slave labor to thriving business: The storied history of McKissack & McKissack

Published March 16, 2018 | Feature Article

In the fifth generation, twin sisters went separate ways professionally while keeping the family together.By April Hall[[{"fid":"8898","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_im...

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Call for nominations: NextGens to Watch

Published March 13, 2018 |

It's your NextGens' time to shine.Family Business Magazine will be spotlighting “NextGens to Watch” in a special section to be published in our July/August 2018 issue. If a family member under 35 ...

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Women becoming family business leaders in male-dominated industries

Published March 8, 2018 |

It’s International Women’s Day every day at Yuengling & “Son,” where Yuengling daughters are taking overBy April HallWomen are increasingly breaking barriers to take leadership posts in th...

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Nordstrom family keeps its focus on the long term

Published February 18, 2018 |

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Who owns J.D. Power and Associates?

Published February 2, 2018 |

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Family Business Magazine mourns the loss of its founder

Published January 29, 2018 |

By Barbara SpectorMilton L. Rock — loving and beloved patriarch, perceptive businessman, community-minded philanthropist and forward-thinking magazine founder — died at home of natural causes on J...

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Succession and wealth preservation in the family business

Published January 17, 2018 |

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Family business lessons from Katharine Graham

Published January 13, 2018 |

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How to find the right family business advice

Published January 12, 2018 |

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Craft a strong buy-sell agreement to keep the business in the family

Published January 10, 2018 Bea Wolper | Feature Article

It’s a dream for most families: build a successful business and eventually pass ownership of the company to the next generation and, hopefully, many generations after them.But too many business owne...

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NextGen fashions a website revamp

Published January 10, 2018 | Departments

By April HallFounded 120 years ago, Anthony’s is the oldest business in West Palm Beach, Fla. The retailer, now specializing in women’s apparel, owes its origins to advances in transportation.A.P....

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