Celebrating Scotland’s Finest Family Firms

Celebrating Scotland’s Finest Family Firms

Family Business United (FBU) Scotland is the leading organisation championing the family business sector in Scotland with over 50 family business members, including Walkers Shortbread,...
Top 10 Supermarket Chains

Top Ten Supermarket Chains in the World

Benefitting from a strengthening economy, supermarkets have enjoyed steady growth over the past five years. The increase in disposable income globally has shifted many...

Top Ten Construction Companies in the World

While performance indicators vary from region to region, as a whole, construction is thriving. Collectively, the global construction industry did $11.4 trillion worth of business...
Top Ten Apparel Companies in the World

Top Ten Apparel Companies in the World

Innovations in textile manufacturing were the driving force behind the Industrial Revolution. Cottage-level production became irrelevant, utilitarianism was superseded by uniformity and the apparel...
When Succession Goes Awry – Four Famous Examples of Failure

When Succession Goes Awry – Four Famous Examples of Failure

Whether it’s due to a lack of planning, an unwillingness of the founding generation to hand over power and decision-making, or a next generation...
Top Five Family-Owned Car Companies in the World

Top Five Family-Owned Car Companies in the World

Car manufacturing companies are under constant pressure to keep up with the changing times. From the big cars of the 1960s and 70s to...

2017 Business Predictions – Facts or Fiction?

Perhaps the only thing more challenging this time of year than dropping those holiday pounds is scrolling through social media without seeing bold business...

Top 100 Scottish Firms Generate £1 Billion in Profits

The huge contribution made by Scotland’s leading family-owned firms to the country’s economy and employment levels has been underlined by a major new report.The...

Five Shocking Mergers and Acquisitions by Major Companies

Earlier this year, American cable giant Comcast called off a potential merger with Time Warner Cable after coming under a firestorm of criticism from...

Top Ten Largest Weapons Manufacturing Companies in the World

In 1879, General William Sherman of the American Civil War Union Army uttered the immortal words, “War is hell.” However true that may be,...