A Herd in Exile: Riding Horses on Mozambique’s Bazaruto Archipelago

A photographer spent a few weeks helping run a horseback riding program on the white-sand beaches of Benguerra Island. Here’s what she saw.

#animals, #beaches, #family-business, #horses, #islands, #mozambique, #photography, #travel-and-vacations

Animal Farm Creamery, a Small-Batch Dairy, Is Narrowly Saved

Animal Farm Creamery, one of the most highly regarded small dairies in America, was nearly lost. Then, a young couple down the road stepped in.

#agriculture-and-farming, #animal-farm-creamery, #butter, #cattle, #content-type-personal-profile, #family-business, #haigh-ben, #haigh-hilary, #rolling-bale-farm-llc, #st-clair-diane-1956, #vermont

Charles E. Entenmann, Last of a Storied Baking Family, Dies at 92

Working with his brothers and their mother, he helped turn the company that bore their name into a nationally known symbol of sweetness.

#bakeries-and-baked-products, #deaths-obituaries, #entenmann-charles-e-1929-2022, #entenmanns, #family-business

For German Firms, Ties to Russia Are Personal, Not Just Financial

The economic fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is only part of the pain for German companies.

#economic-conditions-and-trends, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #family-business, #germany, #international-trade-and-world-market, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine

Children of Famous Fashion Brands Are Going Their Own Ways

Increasingly the children of the most famous brands are going their own ways.

#emilio-pucci-srl, #ermenegildo-zegna-holditalia-spa, #etro-spa, #family-business, #fashion-and-apparel, #fashionweekfeb22, #italy, #luxury-goods-and-services, #marinella, #versace-gianni-spa, #your-feed-fashion

Trump Fraud Inquiry Won’t Be Resolved When Vance’s Term Ends Next Week

After leading a three-year investigation into the former president, the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., will hand it to his successor.

#appraisals-and-valuation-property, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #bragg-alvin, #deutsche-bank-ag, #family-business, #federal-taxes-us, #frauds-and-swindling, #james-letitia, #manhattan-nyc, #pomerantz-mark-f, #tax-evasion, #trump-organization, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vance-cyrus-r-jr, #weisselberg-allen

The Holidays Are for Martinelli’s

The sparkling cider has long had a place on the kid’s table. It’s really a family affair.

#cider, #family-business, #holiday-and-wrap-2021, #holidays-and-special-occasions, #martinelli-john-1957, #ruder-gun, #s-martinellico

New York A.G. to Subpoena Trump to Testify in Fraud Investigation

The move by the attorney general, Letitia James, comes at a critical moment in a criminal inquiry into the former president, who could try to block the demand.

#appraisals-and-valuation-property, #elections-governors, #family-business, #frauds-and-swindling, #james-letitia, #new-york-state, #trump-organization, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vance-cyrus-r-jr

The Guccis Are Really Not Happy About ‘House of Gucci’

When artistic license collides with reality, which one wins?

#family-business, #fashion-and-apparel, #gucci, #gucci-patricia, #house-of-gucci-movie, #lady-gaga, #movies, #scott-ridley, #your-feed-fashion

El artesano de los acordeones de Ciudad de México

Durante 50 años, Francisco Luis Ramírez se ha encargado de reparar acordeones en un país que venera ese instrumento. Ahora es un negocio familiar.

#accordions, #content-type-personal-profile, #family-business, #mexico-city-mexico, #music, #musical-instruments

He’s the Brusque Mr. Fix-It for Mexico City’s Accordions

For 50 years, Francisco Luis Ramírez has been the go-to guy for instrument repairs in a nation that reveres the accordion. Now it’s a family business.

#accordions, #content-type-personal-profile, #family-business, #mexico-city-mexico, #music, #musical-instruments

Helene Fortunoff, Who Built a Family Jewelry Empire, Dies at 88

A powerhouse female executive in a male-dominated industry, she hired a team of mostly women buyers who traveled the world to find unusual gems.

#deaths-obituaries, #family-business, #fifth-avenue-manhattan-ny, #fortunoff, #fortunoff-helene, #jewels-and-jewelry, #shopping-and-retail, #women-and-girls

Powell’s Books Survived Amazon. Can It Reinvent Itself After the Pandemic?

As much as any city, Portland, Ore., has been through hell. Its landmark store, Powell’s Books, must finally build a viable online business while recapturing its downtown success.

#books-and-literature, #coronavirus-reopenings, #e-commerce, #family-business, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #portland-ore, #powell-emily, #powells-books, #shopping-and-retail, #shutdowns-institutional

An Ice-Cream Parlor Where Time Stands Still

At Eddie’s Sweet Shop in Queens, the malts, shakes and sundaes are still made almost exactly as they were in the 1960s.

#content-type-personal-profile, #eddies-sweet-shop-queens-ny, #family-business, #forest-hills-queens-ny, #ice-cream-and-frozen-desserts

Inside the Real-Life Succession Drama at Scholastic

Iole Lucchese, a senior executive at the publishing company, said she was just as surprised as everyone else to learn she had been handed control of the business.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #family-business, #harry-potter-fictional-character, #robinson-richard-1937, #scholastic-corporation

John J. Rigas, Cable TV Magnate Who Pillaged His Company, Dies at 96

He built Adelphia Communications into a business with 5.5 million customers, then was convicted of stealing hundreds of millions of dollars from it.

#adelphia-communications-corporation, #buffalo-sabres, #cable-television, #deaths-obituaries, #embezzlement, #family-business, #greek-americans, #rigas-john-j, #soudersburg-pa

Start-Up Boom in the Pandemic Is Growing Stronger

After waning for decades, applications to start businesses surged last year. If the rebound proves durable, it could provide a more resilient economy.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #entrepreneurship, #family-business, #labor-and-jobs, #small-business, #start-ups, #united-states-economy

Samsung Family to Pay South Korea’s Largest Inheritance Tax Bill

The Samsung family in South Korea will also donate billions of dollars’ worth of art, including Picasso and Monet.

#art, #corporations, #family-business, #inheritance-and-estate-taxes, #lee-jae-yong-1968, #lee-kun-hee, #samsung-ct-corp, #samsung-electronics-co, #samsung-group, #south-korea, #tax-evasion, #wills-and-estates

Mariano Puig, Scion of a Spanish Fashion House, Dies at 93

Mr. Puig was instrumental in expanding his family’s company internationally and in acquiring famed brands.

#barcelona-spain, #deaths-obituaries, #family-business, #fashion-and-apparel, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #puig-sl, #puig-mariano-1927-2021, #rabanne-paco, #spain

Paul Laubin, 88, Dies; Master of Making Oboes the Old-Fashioned Way

He learned the craft from his father and continued to make his instruments by hand. Laubin oboes are cherished for their dark and rich tone.

#classical-music, #deaths-obituaries, #family-business, #laubin-paul, #musical-instruments, #oboe, #woodwind-instruments

The World Needs Syringes. He Jumped In to Make 5,900 Per Minute.

Rajiv Nath’s family-run Hindustan Syringes bets it can help meet the pandemic need for billions of barrels and needles.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #factories-and-manufacturing, #family-business, #hindustan-syringesmedical-devices-ltd, #hypodermic-needles-and-syringes, #india, #international-trade-and-world-market, #nath-rajiv, #new-delhi-india, #shortages, #vaccination-and-immunization

Elaine Chao’s Mix of Work and Family Drew Early Ethics Scrutiny

An inspector general’s report provided new details of how ethics lawyers at the Transportation Department raised flags starting in 2017 about efforts to promote her family and its shipping business.

#chao-angela, #chao-elaine-l, #chao-james-si-cheng, #china, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #family-business, #foremost-group, #inspectors-general, #jiang-zemin, #justice-department, #rosen-jeffrey, #transportation-department-us, #united-states-politics-and-government

He Was Going to Close the Family Diner. Then He Got a Sign.

Peter Panayiotou was lost without his father, but the remarkable gesture of a stranger helped him heal.

#content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-reopenings, #family-business, #gee-whiz-diner-manhattan-ny, #panayiotou-chris, #panayiotou-peter-d-2020, #restaurants, #september-11-2001, #welding-and-welders

Manhattan D.A. Intensifies Investigation of Trump

Prosecutors have recently interviewed employees of President Trump’s lender and insurance brokerage, in the latest indication that he still faces the potential threat of criminal charges once he leaves office.

#aon-corp, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #cohen-michael-d-1966, #corporate-taxes, #deutsche-bank-ag, #family-business, #income-tax, #insurance, #manhattan-nyc, #mazars-usa, #presidential-election-of-2020, #supreme-court-us, #trump-organization, #trump-tax-returns, #trump-donald-j, #trump-ivanka, #ttt-consulting-llc, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vance-cyrus-r-jr

This Japanese Shop Is 1,020 Years Old. It Knows a Bit About Surviving Crises.

A mochi seller in Kyoto, and many of Japan’s other centuries-old businesses, have endured by putting tradition and stability over profit and growth.

#family-business, #hosoo, #ichiwa, #japan, #kikkoman, #nbk, #nintendo-co-ltd, #tanaka-iga-butsugu

Making Financial Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts

The president-elect is considering tax changes that could affect stock sales, selling a family business and leaving money to heirs. But we still don’t know how much he’ll be able to do.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #capital-gains-tax, #content-type-service, #family-business, #high-net-worth-individuals, #income-tax, #internal-revenue-service, #presidential-election-of-2020, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wills-and-estates

Who Was Pappy Van Winkle and Why Does His Whiskey Cost So Much?

Wright Thompson’s “Pappyland” goes deep into Kentucky’s bourbon culture through a history of one of its prominent producer families.

#books-and-literature, #bourbon-whiskey, #family-business, #kentucky, #pappyland-a-story-of-family-fine-bourbon-and-the-things-that-last-book, #thompson-wright-author

‘It’s Fall! Here We Are!’ A Beloved Chocolate Shop Returns

Lee Sims in Jersey City made it through the shutdown thanks to ingenuity and customer loyalty. It’s back just in time for the busiest season.

#chocolate, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #family-business, #jersey-city-nj, #shopping-and-retail, #small-business

These 6 Businesses Have Survived the Depression, War and Now the Pandemic

From a Staten Island bakery to a boiler factory in Queens, these mom and pops, all over 100 years old, having staying power.

#c-o-bigelow-apothecaries, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #family-business, #holtermanns-bakery-staten-island-ny, #new-york-city, #quarantines, #richfield-farms-clifton-nj, #sahadis, #shopping-and-retail, #small-business, #sussman-automatic-corp, #teitel-brothers

A Century-Old Moving Company Says the Summer of Covid Is ‘Insane’

‘Point a finger on a map, people are moving there.’

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #family-business, #flatbush-brooklyn-ny, #flatbush-moving-van-co-inc, #moving-and-moving-industry, #new-york-city, #quarantines, #small-business

The Mom and Pop Factory With an Atomic Secret

Those trays that macarons come in? Plaxall makes them. But since the pandemic, it has pivoted to medical face shields. It’s not the first time the family business has done its patriotic duty.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #factories-and-manufacturing, #family-business, #long-island-city-queens-ny, #manhattan-project, #plastics, #plaxall-inc, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #world-war-ii-1939-45

Indian Billionaires Bet Big on Head Start in Coronavirus Vaccine Race

The world’s largest vaccine producer, the Serum Institute, announced a plan to make hundreds of millions of doses of an unproven inoculation. It’s a gamble with a huge upside. And huge risks.

#clinical-trials, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #family-business, #gates-bill-and-melinda-foundation, #government-contracts-and-procurement, #horses, #india, #pune-india, #serum-institute-of-india, #third-world-and-developing-countries, #vaccination-and-immunization

For Owners of Century-Old Businesses, Shutting Down Brings a Special Pain

A department store, a barbecue restaurant, a hotel — all had survived some of the biggest trials in history. Their owners are mourning the loss of a legacy.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #family-business, #harrell-vernon, #harrells-department-store, #hyman-amy, #lake-steam-baths, #recession-and-depression, #shutdowns-institutional, #small-business, #small-business-administration

How Covid-19 Is Threatening Alaska’s Wild Salmon Fishing Season

A Brooklyn winemaker travels north to Bristol Bay each summer to net the red salmon that support his family. This year he’s faced with a tough ethical and economic choice.

#alaska, #brooklyn-nyc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #family-business, #fishing-commercial, #nicolson-christopher, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #red-hook-winery, #salmon, #seafood

‘Please, I Don’t Have Insurance’: Businesses Plead With Protesters

Businesses ranging from national chain stores to neighborhood pizza shops have been damaged in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Stunned store owners were still assessing their losses.

#atlanta-ga, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #family-business, #floyd-george-d-2020, #looting-crime, #minneapolis-minn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #seattle-wash, #shopping-and-retail

What’s It Like to Have the Same Job as Your Mother or Father?

How have things changed? We want to know how your experience compares.

#family-business, #labor-and-jobs

For Joanna Gaines, Home Is the Heart of a Food and Design Empire

She and her husband, Chip, the co-stars of “Fixer Upper,” have married Texas tradition with modern taste to create a wildly popular brand.

#books-and-literature, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #family-business, #fixer-upper-tv-program, #food, #gaines-chip, #gaines-joanna, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #korean-americans, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #restaurants, #restoration-and-renovation, #shopping-and-retail, #waco-tex

A Family Business Survived One Pandemic. It’s Determined to Do It Again.

A small Buffalo manufacturer has had to trim its staff and spending. But its fourth-generation owner says: “We will take care of everybody.”

#buffalo-ny, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #eastman-machine-co, #epidemics, #factories-and-manufacturing, #family-business, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #shutdowns-institutional, #small-business, #stevenson-robert-l, #stevenson-trevor

Egypt’s Female Lion Tamers Show the Men How to Do It

The broader struggle for women’s equality may be lagging in Egypt, but six women dominate the field of lion taming in the country.

#circuses, #egypt, #family-business, #lions, #women-and-girls