Marketing and the Family Business

Marketing and the Family Business


Sparks & Daughters: Personalised Products Made with Love

Deborah and Verity Sparks are the mother-and-daughter duo behind Sparks & Daughters. Born in the British countryside when Deborah began making personalised aprons at...

How Family Business Branding Impacts Consumer Perception

Dr Claudia Binz Astrachan is a lecturer and researcher at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Switzerland) and a Senior Research Fellow at...

The Barrow Group: Five Generations of Construction in South Africa

Over the course of its 121-year history, the Barrow Property Group grew from a small carpentry shop into one of South Africa’s leading property...
Grupo Ferré Rangel: Internationalisation, Diversification and Social Innovation

Grupo Ferré Rangel: Internationalisation, Diversification and Social Innovation

With a strategic approach that emphasises internationalisation, diversification and social innovation, Grupo Ferré Rangel, Puerto Rico's family-owned, multinational, strategic investment holding company, has achieved...

Symphony: Returning from the Brink of Bankruptcy to Lasting International Success

By identifying a niche in the hypercompetitive Indian market and maintaining a strategy of continuous product development, Symphony revolutionised the air coolers category. After making...
The Tea Shelf: A Historical Family Business Tackles the Digital Marketing Age

The Tea Shelf: A Historical Family Business Tackles the Digital Marketing Age

The Tea Shelf is among India’s most successful pioneers in the e-commerce for tea. Since launching in 2015, they have grown their business by delivering...

Five Industries That Will be Transformed by Virtual Reality

To get a sense of what impact virtual reality (VR) will have across industries in the not-too-distant future, we must first turn our attention...

Café Martínez: Family Business, Coffee and Creating a Home-Away-From-Home Experience

Walk into any Café Martínez location around the world, and the first thing you will notice besides the inebriating aroma of artisanal roasted South...

The Age of Omnichannel Marketing and its Repercussions for Family Businesses

Technology fascinates Anders Sörman-Nilsson, a global futurist, speaker and author of three books on the topic of digitisation and innovation. He believes in a...

Rooted: The Story of The Forest City Tree Protection Co.

After learning the art of tree care as a college student in the early 20th century, a young WP Lanphear travelled around the northeastern...

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