Implications of a Cashless Society

Is it the End of Cash?

For millennia, humans have utilised systems of worth to exchange goods and services. Cashless societies existed operating on various payment models. Bartering, exchanging goods...
Succession in Hawai’i: The Next Generation of Family Business

Succession in Hawai’i: The Next Generation of Family Business

A recent survey conducted by Business Consulting Resources (BCR) Hawai'i indicates that sustained success in a family business depends largely on the realisation of...
Japan’s Four Oldest Family Businesses

Japan’s Four Oldest Family Businesses

Japan is known for its plethora of mature businesses, with an estimated 50,000 businesses over a century old. Of these, many are successful family...
ive Family Businesses Disrupting Through Innovation

Five Family Businesses Disrupting Through Innovation

A 2017 study by professional accounting firm Deloitte challenged much of the conventional belief that family firms are slow to change and fettered by...
The Top Ten Jewellery Companies in the World

The Top Ten Jewellery Companies in the World

When it comes to relative value for size, both tangible and sentimental, jewellery is unmatched. Crafted using rare earth materials that tend not to...

Three Examples of Third-Generation Family Business Failure

Andrew Carnegie is credited with the most infamous and requoted aphorism in family business. "Three generations from shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves" refers to the commonly...
The Top 10 Shoe Manufacturers in the World

The Top 10 Shoe Manufacturers in the World

Significant growth in online sales combined with the continued popularity of high-performance sport leisure footwear made 2018 another exemplary year for the footwear industry. The...
Top Five Family-Owned Sports Teams

Top Five Family-Owned Sports Teams

Professional sports can bring out passion in players, fans and viewers like no other business on the planet, but they are also very much...
Ten Iconic Family-Owned Guitar Brands

Ten Iconic Family-Owned Guitar Brands

The past two decades of pop music, defined by a shift towards electronic instrumentation, have not been kind to the guitar. There is little...
Largest Mining Companies in the World

Top 10 Largest Mining Companies in the World

Mining is often the first link in the chain of production, contributing the raw materials for use in everything from cell phones to aeroplanes....