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  • From a single store in Altoona, Western Pennsylvania, the Sheetz family has grown the business into a $3 billion concern with more than 350 locations around the US. Bruce Love finds out how they did it

  • Let’s suppose that your goal is for one of your children to take over the family business some day. How do your children feel about this?

  • At some point in the last couple of months, it is likely that many of you would have had exactly the same thought, which inevitably would have led to a quick phone call to their advisor or lawyer: “What do we have sitting in Liechtenstein and is there anything we should be doing about it?”

  • Henry L Fellowes took an extremely simple idea and turned it into a multi-million dollar enterprise that specialises in boxes, shredders and office products. Third-generation CEO Jamie tells Bruce Love how thinking outside the box made the company what it is today

  • Family businesses in Asia are finding it hard to keep up with developments around the globe and shipping giant IMC Group is no exception. However, family member Yuelin Yang explains to Bruce Love that, with the help of outside professionals, the tide is starting to turn

  • When hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, the fortunes of vacuum cleaner manufacturer Oreck Corporation changed dramatically. Like many local businessmen, second-generation chairman Tom Oreck thought he had lost everything.

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