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Four Home-Based Businesses in Demand

Consider these popular small-business ideas in 2011.

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How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit

Found out how this franchising couple weathered the tough times and found success.

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25 of the Oldest Active Companies in the United States

Check out the companies that give serious meaning to the words "staying power."

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At The Helm: Meet The Next Generation of Indian Entrepreneurs

This year in our GenNext special, the list goes beyond the cliched names and provides a fresh perspective of business from different genres

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3 Valuable Entrepreneurial Lessons from India's IT Czar Who Calls it a Day

A prolific businessman, who changed the dynamics of corporate governance, Azim Premji, has called it a day and handed over the reins of the company...

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Let the Family Build (And Then Let The Professionals Run)

As a business matures, it is essential to bring in people with experience, and for a founder to assume that his or her child is the most...

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Most Family Businesses Don't Have a Succession Plan in Place, But That's a Huge Mistake

Succession planning is a critical part of any strong business.

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12 Family Business Heirs on Navigating their Way

Tomorrow Inc - Class of 2021

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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Timeless Lessons From a Fourth-Generation Family Business

For 75 years business has provided the Cassim family stability and well being despite the seismic upheavals that shook South Africa.

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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.

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Stripe Co-Founder on How He Could Have Scaled Faster

For our 'If I Knew Then' Series, the CEO and co-founder of mobile-payment system Stripe discusses the importance of structure, benefits of working...

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This Family's Business Is Turning Tragedy Into Triumph

When her son suffered a devastating spinal injury, this mom devoted her life to helping him and others like him achieve maximum rehabilitation.

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Keepin' it in the Family: How to Structure a Business With Your Closest Relatives

Family-run companies need structure and careful planning. Your relationships and success depend on it.

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4 Ways to Build the Mental Fortitude Needed to Transition From Your Business

When it's time to walk away, you must figure out your options and prepare yourself for a big chance.

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The Roots of This Family Business Reach Back to the Original Popcorn Machine

The Cretor family has been in the snack business well over a hundred years and is reasing a new generation to continue the legacy.

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Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Run Your Family Business

Owning a family business isn't for the faint of heart -- and it requires a fair amount of heart itself.

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How One Boutique Uses Technology to Help More Brides Say Yes to the Dress

Take this Texas-based small business as an example of how smart tech can help you grow and streamline operations.

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A Family Business That's Literally About Having Skin in the Game

Royce Leather has successfully made the transition from parents to sons by passing along values as well as the business.

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Starting a Family Business? Here's a Slice of Advice.

One of the owners of Canada-based Topper's Pizza shares best practices for keeping a family business thriving.

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This Family Restaurant Had to Improve the Entire Neighborhood to Succeed

Cafe Prima Pasta is a beloved Miami Beach eatery that put down roots 20 years ago in a rundown neighborhood that was scary to visit at night.

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This Family Business Thrives Giving Small Investors Big Real Estate Opportunities

The Miller brothers have created a technology platform that is transforming real estate investment.

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The 5 Commandments of Running a Successful Business With Your Spouse

Being an entrepreneur comes with a unique set of challenges but running your business jointly with your spouse can take that to a whole different...

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How a Tightly-Knit Tennessee Family Built a Local Business Empire

Love of family and a commitment to giving back to the community are the foundation of the Holt family's various food businesses.

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