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Sinclair moves its new TV station to the right
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Next gen steps up at Renfrew Center

By Deidre Grieves

In the nearly 20 years since Sam Menaged opened the Renfrew Center, it has become the world's largest network of eating disorder treatment centers. Renfrew, founded in 1985 as a single residential treatment facility in Philadelphia, now has more than 500 employees at 14 locations in 12 states. The center gets its name from the 27-acre Renfrew Farm, its flagship location. Sam's children Va... Read more

Unpacking the Market Basket saga

The Boston.com website dubbed the summer of 2014 “The Summer of Market Basket” -- and, indeed, every day seemed to bring new headlines in the saga of the ousted company leader, his rivalry with his similarly named cousin, the employees who staged a walkout to support their fired boss, the lost business and eroding company value as a result of the work stoppage, and the protracted intra... Read more

The J.M. Burguières Co., LTD

A wonderful video that focuses on the family’s approach to strategic planning.

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July/Aug 2014

  • A small company with big plans
  • Private Company Governance Summit 2014 report
  • Obamacare rules pose challenges for S corp owners
  • Next gen steps up at Renfrew Center
  • Liquidity events and shareholder exit planning

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October 30

Agile Strategy for the Family Business Series

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