Smarter ads for smartphones: When they do and don't work

Brands spent $8.4 billion on mobile advertising in 2013, and that number is expected to quadruple to $36 billion by 2017, according to eMarketer. But do mobile display ads—those tiny banner ads that pop up in your smartphone's ...

How to secure the entrepreneurial future of a family business

Regardless of whether a business has been in the family for one year or one thousand, the person in charge typically hopes that handing the reins to a close relative will ensure security for future generations. But that's ...

Branding like Beckham

Creating a family brand as successful as David and Victoria Beckham's is a matter of adhering to practices that promote a family's distinctiveness and visibility, according to a study recently published in Family Business ...

Illuminating 'The Fredo Effect'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Kimberly Eddleston wants to know how the “family” in family-run businesses either serves to constrict or promote a firm’s success.

Family members' emotional attachment limits family firm growth

While non-active family members as major shareholders and non-family members on boards and in top management teams will push for profit and encourage growth through their entrepreneurial drive, there is less risk-taking from ...

Charter schools can lead families to buy homes nearby

In North Carolina, charter schools are not subject to school district boundaries and accept students regardless of where they live. But a new study finds that families with children enrolled at a charter school are likely ...

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