soap

The Toukan Enterprise – The Business of Soap

Interview with Farouk Toukan - Chairman of the Toukan Enterprise The Palestinian city of Nablus has been known for a long time as a historical...
Diversified Family Business, CCC

A Diversified Family Business – The Consolidated Contractors Company

The Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) was founded in 1952. CCC is a heavily globally diversified company and it employs over 110,000 people (2010) encompassing...
mouawad

Family Business Profile: Mouawad – A History of Brilliance

The impressive phenomenon of successful successions from fathers to sons for over 120 years cannot go unnoticed in the world of family business. With...
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Global Family Business Trends – The PwC Family Business Survey

Many things have changed in the last couple of years; however, the fact that family businesses are predominant in numbers as well as economic...
Majlis - Heart of Middle East Family Businesses

Majlis – The Heart of Middle East Family Businesses

 Adorned with an abundance of cushions and carpets, smelling of coffee and oud, the majlis constitutes an integral part of the lives of Middle...
family-business-governance-zubair

Family Business Interview with His Excellency Mohammed Al Zubair, Zubair Corporation

His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Al Zubair bin Ali, Adviser for Economic Planning Affairs to His Majesty the Sultan of Oman, has been an icon...
family-business-finance-aftermath, ipo

The Aftermath of an IPO – What Families in Business Ought to Know Before...

As financial markets gradually regain confidence after the recent financial crisis, talk of IPOs is once again gaining currency in business circles. This is...
family-business-finance

IPO Communication – Getting the Story Right

No other financing method requires as radical a change from a company as an Initial Public Offering (IPO). By going public, a company voluntarily...
Kanoo Brand Development

The Kanoo Brand Development

Insights from Khalid Mohamed Kanoo, Group Managing Director of Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group The Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group was established in 1890 in...
family-business-stories-makkum, tichelaar

400-Year-Old Dutch Family Business: Royal Tichelaar Makkum

For hundreds of years the Tichelaar family has been running its family business originating in the very North of The Netherlands. In family ownership...