Family Businesses http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/family-businesses The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Family Businesses en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Franchise Players: After Tragedy, a Son Takes Over as Franchisee When his father died, it was Mark Calis's turn to step up as co-owner of a Minuteman Press with his mother. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235971 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235971 Kate Taylor When his father died, it was Mark Calis's turn to step up as co-owner of a Minuteman Press with his mother. Market Basket's Family Feud Risks a Loss of Its Loyal Following Happy employees and great prices lead to devoted customers, or so the theory goes. A New England supermarket chain may sacrifice all this in a battle of cousins. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235871 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235871 Peter S. Cohan Happy employees and great prices lead to devoted customers, or so the theory goes. A New England supermarket chain may sacrifice all this in a battle of cousins. How a Family-Owned Firm Can Beat the Odds and Pivot Use the leadership change as a catalyst for a shift in the business model to keep up with trends. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235447 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235447 Sabrina Parsons Use the leadership change as a catalyst for a shift in the business model to keep up with trends. Faith and Family at Work: A Recipe for Disaster or Prosperity? Done right, melding business, faith and family is the most incredible pursuit you will ever undertake. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235409 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235409 Sandi Krakowski Done right, melding business, faith and family is the most incredible pursuit you will ever undertake. How to Successfully Exit Your Family Business and Pivot for the Internet Age An owner explains how he refocused on online sales, sold the local family heating services firm and runs a new ecommerce company. Fri, 09 May 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233714 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233714 Will Housh An owner explains how he refocused on online sales, sold the local family heating services firm and runs a new ecommerce company. A Family Legacy: Tennessee Brothers Seek to Revive Fallen Whiskey Empire The Nelson brothers were staggered to discover on a country drive one day that their great-great-great grandfather owned and operated one of the largest whiskey distilleries in pre-Prohibition America. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233416 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233416 Geoff Weiss The Nelson brothers were staggered to discover on a country drive one day that their great-great-great grandfather owned and operated one of the largest whiskey distilleries in pre-Prohibition America. How to Run a Family Business Without Killing Each Other Even though a reported 80 percent of all U.S. enterprises are family run, doesn't mean it is easy. Here are a few pointers on how to get along (and be successful). Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233148 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233148 Sam Prochazka Even though a reported 80 percent of all U.S. enterprises are family run, doesn't mean it is easy. Here are a few pointers on how to get along (and be successful). 7 Lessons in Harmony for Family Startups Running a family business can unite members of a family but it can also tear them apart. Here are some tips keeping the peace, both at home and at the office. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231424 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231424 Christopher Hann Running a family business can unite members of a family but it can also tear them apart. Here are some tips keeping the peace, both at home and at the office. Franchise Players: How Electronic Retail Became a Family Business for This Boomer After working in electronics retail stores for years, Scott Meyers decided it was time to start his own family business. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232231 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232231 Kate Taylor After working in electronics retail stores for years, Scott Meyers decided it was time to start his own family business. 100-Year-Old Jolly Time Pop Corn Offers Kernels of Wisdom Fourth-generation owners Garry and Carlton Smith share how their family-owned business has stayed fresh for a century. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231931 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231931 Kelly K. Spors Fourth-generation owners Garry and Carlton Smith share how their family-owned business has stayed fresh for a century. Franchise Players: A Young Franchisee Brings Family's Lessons to Forever Yogurt Mit Patel draws inspiration from his family as he ventures out as his own franchisee. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231956 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231956 Kate Taylor Mit Patel draws inspiration from his family as he ventures out as his own franchisee. 9 Essentials for Any Family Business to Thrive Running a family business is no easy feat. Here are nine keys to making it work. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231901 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231901 Kate Taylor Running a family business is no easy feat. Here are nine keys to making it work. Franchise Players: Two Men and a Truck's First Franchisee Reflects on 27 Years in Franchising Two Men and a Truck is built on a family of female entrepreneurs. Here’s what the first franchisee (and the founder's daughter) has learned. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231688 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231688 Kate Taylor Two Men and a Truck is built on a family of female entrepreneurs. Here’s what the first franchisee (and the founder's daughter) has learned. The Frequently Fatal Family Business Flaw: Denial It turns out, businesses owned by families suffer from bad management practices that could cause a meltdown. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231757 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231757 Dan Scouler It turns out, businesses owned by families suffer from bad management practices that could cause a meltdown. Franchise Players: A Franchisee Follows In the Footsteps of Her Grandmother Alicia Sorber Gallegos talks working as a Two Men and a Truck franchisee—a company founded by her grandmother. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231681 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231681 Kate Taylor Alicia Sorber Gallegos talks working as a Two Men and a Truck franchisee—a company founded by her grandmother. How My Family Helped Me Build a 'Power' Research Firm Global company's founder says having his children help in the early days gave them invaluable experience. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231223 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231223 J.D. Power III Global company's founder says having his children help in the early days gave them invaluable experience. Monster or Mastermind? 3 Business Takeaways from Wall Street's 'Wolf' While 'The Wolf of Wall Street' may seem like a cautionary tale of precisely what not to do in business, much can be learned from Jordan Belfort's story. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:24:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230643 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230643 Geoff Weiss While 'The Wolf of Wall Street' may seem like a cautionary tale of precisely what not to do in business, much can be learned from Jordan Belfort's story. Veterans: 3 Ways to Minimize the Risks of Buying a Franchise Owning a franchise can be an appealing option for men and women returning from military service. Here's some advice on what should be considered beforehand. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229858 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229858 Joel Libava Owning a franchise can be an appealing option for men and women returning from military service. Here's some advice on what should be considered beforehand. 3 Types of Franchises That Make Great Family Businesses If you're thinking of buying a franchise and want your family to be involved in running it, consider these options. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229586 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229586 Joel Libava If you're thinking of buying a franchise and want your family to be involved in running it, consider these options. Father and Son Team Create Candy Without the Extra Junk Unreal Candy's natural treats are a fast-growing success. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228223 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228223 Jennifer Wang Unreal Candy's natural treats are a fast-growing success.