Without a doubt it is the hardworking American family business that fuels the engine that drives the economy.

Whether you are a family member working in the business, or a non family hired gun, understanding the special dynamics of family business is the key to success.

Here is great article featuring six great Family Business Booksbooks about family business.

Happy reading!

If you would like to discuss anything you learn from studying these great books please feel free to email or call me.

I would love to work through any thoughts with you.

12 Jun

You’ve got to be kidding me!?!?

  Let me tell you, conflict is ugly and messy. I personally witnessed this last week because of a major breakdown in communication with a close family friend. The conflict occurred after one of our employees was included in a
04 Aug

Fabric is 29% of Q2 Sales

Grey Suit Retail, our online marketing and web development company, provided this data to FURNITURE|TODAY FURNITURE|TODAY August 1, 2011 This week’s EIntent presents the most-purchased products through Grey Suit Retail’s portfolio of online retailers for 2011’s second quarter. As with
19 May

Email Etiquette

This article by Jeff Bennett was taken from an upcoming issue of Western Retailer, a publication of the Western Home Furnishings Association. You’re doing everything right to market and brand your business. Radio and TV ads? Check. Direct mail? Yes.
27 Apr

Upholstery is 39% of Q1 Sales

Grey Suit Retail, our online marketing and web development company, provided this data to FURNITURE|TODAY FURNITURE|TODAY April 18, 2011 This week’s EIntent presents the most-purchased products through Grey Suit Retail’s portfolio of online retailers for 2011’s first quarter. Upholstery, including
21 Apr

How To Make Your Website Sell More Stuff

“If you build it, they will come.” This famous line from Field of Dreams might apply to baseball diamonds, but it doesn’t necessarily translate to websites. At Grey Suit Retail, our online marketing and web development company, we design websites
10 Mar

Catalogs Increase Time on Site

Grey Suit Retail, our online marketing and web development company, provided this data to FURNITURE|TODAY FURNITURE|TODAY MARCH 7, 2011 Does your site include product catalogs or offer online sales? It should. Data from Grey Suit Retail shows that consumers spent,
21 Feb
17 Feb

Upholstery Sells the Most

Grey Suit Retail, our online marketing and web development company, provided this data to FURNITURE|TODAY FURNITURE|TODAY FEBRUARY 7, 2011 This week’s e-Intent reveals the most-purchased products through online furniture retailers for the fourth quarter of 2010. Upholstered sofas and chairs,
02 Feb