Featured Article

  • Flush with success

    The memes came first.

    In late February, Juan Corzo III started seeing social media memes about how consumers were stocking up on toilet [[{"fid":"12583","view_mode":"default","fields":{"forma...

  • Ohio Art Company

    Ohio Art has reinvented itself several times in the 112 years of the company’s existence.

    Henry Winzeler, who founded the Bryan, Ohio, company in 1908, started out making metal picture fram...

  • Kemin Industries

    When the Nelson Family Foundation decided to give $50,000 to the Food Bank of Iowa to help address a spike in need because of COVID-19, the plan was put into action quickly.

    “I think we ini...

  • J.W. Lopes

    Jeff and Elyssa Kotzen’s hot yoga class on Friday, March 13 was not a zen experience.

    Jeff, the fourth-generation vice president of J.W. Lopes, a wholesale produce and dairy distributor in ...

  • Sessler Environmental Services

    When COVID-19 began to spread through the United States, the Sessler family saw an opportunity for one of their businesses.

    Sessler Environmental Services (SES) of Rochester, N.Y., provides e...

  • Values guide business families during COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic has forced business families to make decisions with sweeping ramifications. Steps taken to ensure business survival have had to be balanced with precautions to avoid health ri...

  • Lacerta Group answers the call for face masks

    Pivoting to make a new product quickly has always been a hallmark of Lacerta Group Inc., a family-owned plastic packaging manufacturer based in Mansfield, Mass.

    But never has the company shif...

  • NextGens to Watch 2020

    Whether they aspire to work in the family company or take a leading role in governance, NextGen members of business families often struggle to find their niche. In addition to acquiring the experie...

  • Amping up structures to prepare for the future

    In the late 1980s, Charles A. Collat Sr. asked his four children if they knew what it meant to run a family business.
    “Being young and naive, we said, ‘Absolutely, we know what it means to r...

  • Practical steps you can take to help your business survive COVID-19

    Conflict and disruption are woven deeply into the fabric of most family businesses. If there isn’t an external threat occupying the family’s attention, an internal one is ever present. Because ...

Past issues you might be interested in