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After a Life as Refugees, This Entrepreneur Family Has No Fear
Immigrants

After a Life as Refugees, This Entrepreneur Family Has No Fear

Fleeing Vietnam at risk of their lives in hopes of reaching American taught the Lams everything there is to know about pursuing dreams.
Daphne Mallory
How to Fire a Family Member in a Family-Run Business
Family Businesses

How to Fire a Family Member in a Family-Run Business

To fire a family member may be one of the most difficult challenges a family business will face. Here is how to ensure the process is as painless as possible.
Andrew Keyt
Why This Little Pickle Stand Is a Symbol of Big Innovation
Family Businesses

Why This Little Pickle Stand Is a Symbol of Big Innovation

For the company behind Horman's Best Pickles, there's never a 'dill' moment.
Carly Okyle
The No. 1 Reason You Should Hire a Family Member
Family

The No. 1 Reason You Should Hire a Family Member

Sure, plenty of things can go wrong, but just as many things can and will go right.
Stephen Key
The Family Values Behind the Business of Hardcore Pawn
Hardcore Pawn

The Family Values Behind the Business of Hardcore Pawn

The popular reality show has altered public perception of the pawn business.
Daphne Mallory
5 Reasons Why 'Family' and 'Business' Do Mix
Family Businesses

5 Reasons Why 'Family' and 'Business' Do Mix

Anyone who tells you any differently is just plain wrong, says this business co-owner who's worked alongside family for years.
Asher Raphael
This Family Business Is Literally Influential
Influencers

This Family Business Is Literally Influential

A husband-wife team has built a business matching marketers with just the right influencers.
Daphne Mallory
How This Mompreneur Built a Burgeoning Makeup Brand With Her Teenage Daughters
Family Businesses

How This Mompreneur Built a Burgeoning Makeup Brand With Her Teenage Daughters

The millennial-leaning range, entitled Nudestix, consists exclusively of easy-to-apply makeup crayons.
Geoff Weiss
4 Secrets to Highly Successful Family-Owned Businesses
Family Businesses

4 Secrets to Highly Successful Family-Owned Businesses

The son of the late founder of the largest family-owned and operated RV manufacturer in the world discusses how they keep the company going strong.
Stacey Alcorn
This Family Business Innovates to Grow From Generation to Generation
Family Businesses

This Family Business Innovates to Grow From Generation to Generation

What was a family store has blossomed into a booming online family store.
Daphne Mallory
How to Handle Your Family Bankrolling Your Business
Funding

How to Handle Your Family Bankrolling Your Business

Friends and family of new entrepreneurs are the greatest single source of outside funding but just because it's common, doesn't mean you shouldn't use caution.
Cindy Yang
This Third-Generation Family Business Thrives on Service
Family Businesses

This Third-Generation Family Business Thrives on Service

The owners of a small California trucking company are big players in their industry and service to their community.
Daphne Mallory
How This Teenager Turned Her Childhood Hobby Into a Global Business
Young Entrepreneurs

How This Teenager Turned Her Childhood Hobby Into a Global Business

Eighteen-year-old Bella Weems started her business to save up for a car but now with more than 60,000 independent sellers across the nation and millions in revenue, this teenage entrepreneur has her sights set on bigger things.
Carly Okyle
This Boutique Father-Son Investment Firm Thrives By Ignoring Conventional Wisdom
Family Businesses

This Boutique Father-Son Investment Firm Thrives By Ignoring Conventional Wisdom

Diversification is considered the safe way to invest billions but Marty Sass has built his firm, and taught his son, differently.
Daphne Mallory