Prairie Family Business Association

Hitting their stride: Family business goes global with Strider balance bikes

It’s an invention that literally has changed how kids learn to ride bikes — and it’s all based here in South Dakota.

1 week ago

Family business helps companies promote their brand, reward employees

From employee rewards to company swag, this family business helps connect other companies with the products they need to say “thank you.”

3 weeks ago

Born entrepreneurs: Canfield family evolves, expands through decades of business growth

From digging ditches to designing and furnishing offices to branching into new businesses: Enjoy this look into the Canfield family’s multigenerational success story.

3 weeks ago

Family-owned fuel stop, C-store chain shares insight on workforce success

Spend even a little time on the road in South Dakota this summer, and chances are you’ll be stopping at this multigeneration family business.

2 months ago

Worldwide industry leader experiences unprecedented growth as it enters third generation

First, they built trophies. Then, they built an incredible business. Inside the multigenerational success at JDS Industries, you’ll find plenty of lessons for others in business.

2 months ago

From typewriters to time tracking, family business shows staying power

The family started its business selling typewriters and evolved with the times into Time Management Systems, a terrific under-the-radar success story now in its second generation.

3 months ago

Family business offers one-of-a-kind shopping experience

From an expansie selection of Native American art to botanicals and herbs, and the one of the world’s largest collections of Italian glass beads, this family business is a favorite of locals and a must-stop for any visitor in Rapid City.

3 months ago

Unconventional banker builds multigeneration success

“He really learned how a bank could be a tool to do good.” Enjoy this story of a banker who’s far from typical and a family business success with lessons for all.

4 months ago

Third-generation Coca-Cola bottling family helps share best practices with others

From a bottle sorter to a business owner, this multigenerational family business shares its “secret formula” for success.

4 months ago

National tutoring business leader to offer advice on managing change

The nation’s top revenue-producing tutoring franchise is a family business going through big changes. Huntington Learning Center’s second-generation leader will share her experience next month in Sioux Falls.

5 months ago

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