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Estes family business recognized by TC Business magazine

Estes Enterprises, a long-time concessionaire at MSP Airport that operates several retail locations, recently received one of TC Business magazine's 2021 Minnesota Family Business Awards.

Estes' first store at MSP, Estes Gifts & News, on what is now the E concourse, opened in 1987. It now operates several retail shops at MSP as well as a joint venture at Tampa International Airport with several more shops. The family's success is chronicled in a story that appears in the magazine and on its website.‚Äč

The honorees of the 2021 Minnesota Family Business Awards were evaluated on their management, governance, organizational structure, transition plan, success, and other key factors. 

Frederic Estes is the principal owner of Estes Enterprises, which is one of the original minority-owned businesses at MSP. See the profile in TC Business magazine.