Family Businesses

3 Risk-Management Challenges Family-Owned Businesses Face and How to Solve Them

There's no denying the importance of family-owned businesses to the economy and workforce, yet it's family-owned businesses that often have the most to lose.

Randy Sadler

4 Success Drivers When Launching a Restaurant

Critical questions to ask and answer early in the process of opening one of the most challenging and dynamic businesses in the world.

Roger David

The 4 Types of Luxury Brand Leadership

A CEO leading a luxury company must reflect the highest standards of the brand, but that quality is entirely dependent upon the type of person she or he is.

How 'The Elf on the Shelf' Conquered Critics and Remade Christmas Commerce

Lumistella co-founder and co-CEO Christa Pitts talks about her family's global domination of the yuletide market, and how they've managed to marry big business and holiday magic.

Kenny Herzog

How a Love Story Inspired this 86-Year-Old Wine Company

Vittorio Marzotto of Santa Margherita USA talks about his family vineyard ahead of National Chianti Day.

Jessica Abo

A Husband-and-Wife Team Converted Their Family Business to a Franchise to Make More Time for Family

Jon and Kari Murdock knew it would take years to scale on their own, and Mr. Rooter's franchise model helped them grow.

Chloe Arrojado

What to Know to Run a Successful Family Business

A special excerpt from the upcoming eighth edition of Entrepreneur Press' 'Start Your Own Business: The Only Startup Book You'll Ever Need,' available for pre-order now.

Family Business Is a Blood Sport. Here's How to Avoid the Pitfalls.

Clarity, autonomy, empowerment and trust are critical to success.

Yuri Kruman

How Do You Modernize One of the Oldest Pastry Shops in New York City?

Veniero's started in the East Village in 1894, but more recently, it's been opening for business on apps like Grubhub and Postmates.

Britta Lokting

This Company Has Been Around for 135 Years. The Key to Its Success? Customer Service.

How far are you willing to go to offer great customer service? Andy Spearing of Portland's Pike Awning says he'd rather lose money than make a customer unhappy.

Jason Feifer

This 28-Year-Old Amusement Park Manager Makes Her Gen Z Employees Give Up Their Phones Before They Start Working

Isadora Richardson's great-great-grandparents founded Trimper Rides in 1893, and she aims to return the park to its former glory.

Britta Lokting