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By Michael J Mika Family businesses play an important role in the social and business fabric of Delaware. And the finalists in this year’s Family Owned Business Awards competition prove that fact. They represent a variety of business segments—from business and residential services to high tech and restaurants. As we reviewed the nominations, we discovered…

By Lynn Ritter Guest Columnist When you think of Delaware businesses, some of the big corporations probably come to mind first. Reflect on it for a minute, get past the huge names, and the next businesses that come to mind probably include many local, family-owned businesses. Chances are high that you know someone who either…

By Kathy Canavan Jim Collins, the author of “Good to Great” and other business bestsellers, does only occasional speaking appearances now, but Thère du Pont and Chris Grundner persuaded him to come to Wilmington on June 15. Collins will be the keynote speaker at the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement’s (DANA) annual conference titled “Making…

  DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware residents gathered at the state capitol Thursday to pay their respects to former Attorney General Beau Biden. Biden, eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, died of brain cancer Saturday at age 46. Beau Biden lay in honor in the state Senate chamber following a procession from Wilmington to…

By Sam Waltz Sam@DelawareBusinessTimes.com The Competitive Tax Plan — known as “the Graetz Plan” for its creator, Columbia University Law Professor Michael Graetz — took center stage last week at the Wilmington Tax Group, Delaware’s largest and oldest regular meeting of tax and financial professionals. Marc W. Everson, a former commissioner of the Internal Revenue…