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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

The Kanoo Brand Development

Image Source: Kaboompics .com from Pexels Insights from Khalid Mohamed Kanoo, Group Managing Director of Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group The Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group was...
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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...
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Advice and the Family Business

That family businesses are numerous and significant is a known fact. In order to cater to the wide variety of these business, most major...
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Entrepreneurship and Family Business – Exclusion or Inclusion?

Emerging from 19th century France, the word 'Entrepreneur' has become a buzz term throughout a post crisis world. With a view towards new ways...
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Ajmal: The Scent of Success

In 1951, the Ajmal family business started like many others with the ambitious vision of its founder. Ali Ajmal worked his way up from...
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Aramex – Brand Promise Delivered

Insights from Fadi Ghandour, CEO of Aramex Many brands have made their mark on the region, yet, undoubtedly, the bold red lettering of the Aramex...