Family Business

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Family Business

A company in which one person or a group of related persons is the controlling shareholder. The term connotes a small business, but some family businesses are large, publicly-traded corporations. In the latter case, family members often serve on the board of directors and may appoint some of their number to major executive positions.
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As a family-owned enterprise, our flexibility means that supermarket operators can first experiment by trying out small runs of new recipes with us before committing to larger volume orders.
Freezees is a family-owned enterprise based in Arizona, but never fear because with this quality product, it's sure to grow fast
That's what Vista offers its clients: the first-class treatment of a large real estate firm -- along with the friendly, personalized attention of an Alaskan, family-owned enterprise.
Threshold, a family-owned enterprise with approximately 50 family clients, four offices in the U.
About twenty villages supply the family-owned enterprise with wool, but the bigger the business grew, the more its challenges became apparent, explains the manager, Ganbold Lkhagvasuren.
BLI), a family-owned enterprise that distributes over 40 designer eyewear brands like Ray-Ban, Bulgari, Prada, Miu Miu, Dolce and Gabana, Versace, among others.
com, the family-owned enterprise, which controls the songs and rights of the iconic guitarist, will give full cooperation in the making of the film.
Another family-owned enterprise that has prospered through the growing popularity of Hispanic cuisine is California-based Ruiz Foods Inc.
Warnock will replace current CFO Nancy Bland, who is leaving Cash Store Financial to work in a family-owned enterprise.
The new company will be administered by Al-Futtaim's Automotive Group and will further enhance Al-Futtaim Group's family-owned enterprise that spans more than 65 companies in sectors as diverse as commerce, industry and services.
Seizing one such local expansion opportunity in the heart of downtown Seattle is The Myers Group, a family-owned enterprise that operates a small group of supermarkets as well as fuel stations and three hardware stores in the competitive Northwest.
Since its 1984 founding in Boulder by Phil Becker, eSoft has grown from a family-owned enterprise selling bulletin board server systems, to a publicly traded corporation (NASDAQ: ESFT).