Members in the News & Interesting Reading - September 2018 - Conway Center for Family Business

Members in the News & Interesting Reading – September 2018

Members in the News

As a business owner, can you afford to retire?

The Business Journals

For 20 years, Lori Kaiser owned 100 percent of Kaiser Consulting. But recently, she sold a portion of the company to six top managers on staff.

How White Castle slid into vegan territory

Fast Company

Privately held White Castle, which operates nearly 380 restaurants in the U.S., launched an experiment this past spring that’s in some ways even more…

Photos: Best restaurants in Columbus

The Columbus Dispatch

AnthonyThomas Candy Shoppe was named the #1 CBUS top pick for best candy store.Tom Zanetos, far left, and his sons at the retail store at the…

Short North Food Hall lands offshoot of Phillips Coney Island

ThisWeek Community News

Known for its Coney dogs, burgers and shakes, Phillips was recast as a food truck – Phillips on Wheels – by Nick Manus, grandson of the restaurant’s…

Dager: Licking County ripe to reap rewards of tourism trends

The Newark Advocate

For more than 100 years, Velvet Ice Cream has been making ice cream here in Licking County. Just over five decades ago, my father and uncle…

Ford plans national rollout of Ricart-tested system for buying cars mostly online

The Columbus Dispatch

Ricart Ford doesn’t want its customers spending hours in its showroom haggling with salespeople about the price of a Mustang. Instead, it wants…

Interesting Reading

Six ways to keep a familyowned business ‘in the family’ for generations


Managing matrimonial matters: Earlier, daughters were not allowed to board the family business bandwagon. Now, however, women are leading…

3 Traps for Family Business Owners to Avoid

Motley Fool

Working with relatives or planning to bring another generation into the company can be either rewarding or frustrating. To keep your family business in…

Four Frameworks For Family Businesses


Long gone are the days of Michael Porter’s five forces and the Four P’s of the marketing mix. Even the Seven C’s compass model is looking a bit…

Tips for managing the family component of a family business

Las Vegas Sun

While working closely with loved ones to build a successful and profitable venture can be gratifying, managing a family enterprise can also come with…

Transitioning Your Family Business To The Next Generation


Familyowned businesses are the backbone of the American economy. However, despite the job security and family legacy potential many of these…

Grow Your Family Business

Business News Daily

Family businesses are more than entrepreneurial endeavors. They are an emotional investment, creating deep personal ties with your relatives,…

Three ways family businesses can disrupt their thinking

Wichita Business Journal

Today’s family businesses are creating a culture that encourages and … According to the 2018 EY Family Business Survey, women make up 22% of…

Key Considerations For Selling A Family Business


According to the Family Business Institute, two of the ownership succession issues that most often plague family businesses are technical mistakes…

6 savvy tips on business exit strategies for family businesses

Philadelphia Business Journal

If inclusion of your business results in estate taxes being due at your death, having sufficient life insurance in place will provide your family with…

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