Some of the first small businesses in America were appropriately titled “mom and pop shops,” owned and operated by families.
Centuries later, not much has changed: 90 percent of the 21 million small businesses in America are family-owned, according to the Small Business Administration. While some “mom and pop shops” expand to Wal-Mart sized proportions, others carry on the tradition of staying small and family-owned.
Today we take a look at the state of U.S. businesses, both large and small, that keep it all in the family. Click the infographic for an enlarged view.