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Archive of: Small business and Entrepreneurs

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Changing the Rules on the Family Farm

Changing the Rules on the Family Farm

The small businesses that produce Alabama’s largest agriculture crop are hoping to get some protection against the big businesses they supply.

December 2011
Concepts in Eats and Enterprise

Concepts in Eats and Enterprise

With a resume of four-star resorts from New York to California, James Boyce landed an entrepreneurial gig in north Alabama, creating a string of three distinctive restaurants in historic downtown Huntsville.

December 2011
All in the Family

All in the Family

How family businesses have survived through many generations

December 2011
Strategic, Savvy Nonprofits

Strategic, Savvy Nonprofits

Innovative business strategies help nonprofits serve clients when they’re needed most.

November 2011
Back in the Game with a Splash

Back in the Game with a Splash

Former chief of Time Inc. Don Logan has set aside retirement leisure for a more active plan—taking over, from ESPN, the Alabama-born, outdoor/publishing legend BASS and—just maybe—luring it back to Alabama from the swamps of Disney.

May 2011
Transforming Big Industry Incentives for Small Biz

Transforming Big Industry Incentives for Small Biz

New incentives allow Alabama Power Co. to give small and medium-sized businesses a break on their power bills.

May 2011

Success on a Sesame Seed Bun

One of Alabama's largest franchise owners, Max Cooper has longevity as one of the McDonald's chain's most persistent idea men—going back to 1964, when the former ad man was McDonald's first advertising manager.

January 2011