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100-Year-Old Jolly Time Pop Corn Offers Kernels of Wisdom
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Fourth-generation owners Garry and Carlton Smith share how their family-owned business has stayed fresh for a century.
March 12, 2014 in The 'Treps
9 Essentials for Any Family Business to Thrive

9 Essentials for Any Family Business to Thrive

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Running a family business is no easy feat. Here are nine keys to making it work.
March 5, 2014 in Grow Your Business
The Frequently Fatal Family Business Flaw: Denial

The Frequently Fatal Family Business Flaw: Denial

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It turns out, businesses owned by families suffer from bad management practices that could cause a meltdown.
February 25, 2014 in Grow Your Business
When Employees Aren't Part of the 'Family' in Family Business

When Employees Aren't Part of the 'Family' in Family Business

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Your top employee may not be a member of your family, but is almost certainly a key to your company's success. Are you doing enough to keep him or her happy?
May 11, 2013 in Human Resources
Video: How the Business of Halloween Grew UpPlay Video

How the Business of Halloween Grew Up (Video)

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Halloween is a booming business in the U.S. that's captured the imaginations of both children and adults. But that hasn't always been the case. We spoke with the president and CEO of Rubie's Costume Co., and asked him how the holiday became so supersized.
October 31, 2011 in Growth Strategies
The Family Business Behind Charlie Sheen, Batman and Other Halloween Favorites

The Family Business Behind Charlie Sheen, Batman and Other Halloween Favorites

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From humble roots, Rubie's Costume Co., has grown into a global enterprise while staying family-owned -- thanks to ghosts, goblins and Lady Gaga.
October 31, 2011 in Family Business
A Virtual Business Built on a Piggyback Ride

A Virtual Business Built on a Piggyback Ride

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How three brothers created a business by solving a common kid request.
July 1, 2011 in Success Stories
Video: The Innovators: SmugMug's Don and Chris MacAskillPlay Video

The Innovators: SmugMug's Don and Chris MacAskill (Video)

The founders on an upstart photo-sharing service talk about starting their business.
March 8, 2011 in The 'Treps

Family Ties

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When parents and children go into business together
October 1, 1996 in Entrepreneur Magazine

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