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  • Cast in stucco: A succession plan takes shape

    It was on the radar screen, especially over the last five years. Succession planning was right there, on the "To Do" list. It was never really forgotten but somehow had gotten sidelined, ...

  • Follett looks toward the future

    Over its 142-year history, the Follett Corporation has metamorphosed from a humble used-textbook operation into a large, complex and far-reaching education provider. Meanwhile, the extended Follett...

  • Starting at the bottom at Anago Cleaning Systems

    When David Povlitz’s children started working at his company, Anago Cleaning Systems in Pompano Beach, Fla., their first assignments were at the low end of...

  • How Bithgroup Technologies was built

    Family Business Q&A: Robert L. Wallace

     

     

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  • Most Popular Content of 2015

    The following is a list of the most-read content on our website in the year just ended. 

    Family ingathering

    In 2014, members of the family that owns Sycamore, Ill.-based IDEAL Industries participated in what was to be a routine telephone meeting to discuss arrangements for an upcoming Family Business Net...

  • Nine strategies to preserve your company as a family business

     

    Will future generations be able to keep your family business in the family? As a reader of Family Business, you probably already know that the odds are against this. Still, Frank Perdu...

  • Faith, family and fair governance

    When Slovakian immigrant Andrew Duda and his three sons, John, Andrew Jr. and Ferdinand, planted their celery in Central Florida in 1926, they also planted seeds that would enable a successful fami...

  • A graphic way to present the family business values

    Wisdom Adhesives Worldwide, an Elgin, Ill., company led by the fifth generation, emphasizes six family business values: passion, action, reinvention, endurance, relationships and generosity. &ldquo...

  • What keeps family business owners up at night?

     

    A survey of Transitions West 2015 participants asked the attendees...

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