GCC Family Businesses and the Urgency of Diversification

“Each of the Gulf states has developed long-term strategies, using different combinations of vertical and horizontal diversification. But the region has yet to take...
4 Ways Family Businesses Can Tackle The Missing Middle

4 Ways Family Businesses Can Tackle The Missing Middle

Over the past decade, we’ve surveyed founders, next gens, and CEOs of family-owned firms. Their responses over time have underscored several evergreen qualities that...
How to Build an Effective A-Team

How to Build a Successful A-Team

Running a company is indeed a lonely job. CEOs and family business members have all the responsibilities of the company’s achievements on their shoulders...
Top 5 Largest Fashion & Clothing Retailers in the World

Top 5 Largest Fashion Retailers in the World

The fashion industry has undergone dramatic changes over the years with waves upon waves of new trends aggressively disrupting the industry’s landscape in a...
Unlocking the Innovation Potential of Family Firms

Unlocking the Innovation Potential of Family Firms

Engaging in successful long-term innovation is critical for family firms in order to break inertial paths and renew their competitive advantage through pursuing new...
Interview with KORMARAN CEO Oliver Kormann

Innovation in Luxury Boating: Interview with KORMARAN CEO Oliver Kormann

Oliver Kormann was always a major water enthusiast. Since the age of 9, he loved to swim, snorkel, dive and sail on his parents’...
Aldi: How a Divided Family Business Emerged Stronger than Before

Aldi: How a Divided Family Business Emerged Stronger than Before

The dream of owning a family business is often borne from the idea of brother working besides brother or parents beside children as they...
4 Steps to Build a Trusting Corporate Culture

4 Steps to Build a Trusting Corporate Culture

Between Samsung explosions and Volkswagen recalls, FIFA’s racketeering and Wells Fargo’s fake accounts, some of the most recent corporate scandals have been mainstream events...

Top 5 Largest Family Businesses in America

It is estimated that family businesses make up close to 90% of all business enterprises in North America. Despite this high number, only 30%...
7 Pitfalls to Avoid in Family Business Succession

7 Pitfalls to Avoid in Family Business Succession

Any successful family-owned business founder can look back proudly on the years of blood, sweat, and tears that have been poured into building the...