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By | December 14, 2018|Family Business|

The Return of Tatas as India's Steel King  https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/steel/battle-for-kalinga-tata-steel-tightens-iron-grip-in-the-east/articleshow/67065957.cms Family Office Growth Rockets but Succession Planning Lags in India http://www.campdenfb.com/article/family-office-growth-rockets-succession-planning-lags-india Meet the Patnis: How a business family that invests together, stays together  https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/meet-the-patnis-how-a-business-family-that-invests-together-stays-together/articleshow/66980430.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst British Indian steel tycoon clinches US acquisition deal https://www.businesstoday.in/pti-feed/british-indian-steel-tycoon-clinches-us-acquisition-deal/story/297037.html

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By | December 6, 2018|Family Business|

Indian ultra-rich increasingly taking family office route for investments https://www.businesstoday.in/current/economy-politics/indian-ultra-rich-increasingly-taking-family-office-route-for-investments/story/297026.html   Family Businesses Outperform Other Companies – The CS Family 1000 Report https://www.tharawat-magazine.com/facts/family-businesses-outperform-other-companies-the-cs-family-1000-report/#gs.03stpt4   Remembering JRD Tata: The maverick entrepreneur, splendid aviator and humble leader https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/remembering-jrd-tata-aviator-entrepreneur-humanitarian-3231821.html   Leadership and Team Management in a Family Business [...]

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By | November 30, 2018|Family Business|

Real estate is fastest-growing business in India and the opportunities are huge: Adi Godrej  https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/expert-view/real-estate-is-fastest-growing-business-in-india-and-the-opportunities-are-huge-adi-godrej/articleshow/66749763.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst   3rd-Gen Filipino Entrepreneur Leaves Legal Practice in US to Head Family Business   https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/323797 Victor Li Wants New China Tech to Transform Father's Old Empire https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-15/victor-li-wants-new-china-tech-to-transform-father-s-old-empire Leela Suitor Is [...]

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By | November 23, 2018|Family Business|

The $2-billion Indian health empire run by four sisters makes a comeback  - //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/66729779.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst View from Asia - Pacific : The art of giving - http://www.campdenfb.com/article/view-asia-pacific-art-giving KM Birla's son Aryaman aims to create his own legacy - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/aryaman-doesnt-want-to-join-father-km-birlas-44-bn-family-business-will-create-his-own-legacy/articleshow/66649196.cms Akshaypat Singhania aims at startups with a corpus of Rs [...]

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By | November 16, 2018|Family Business|

Tata SIA Airlines eyes all-stock merger of Vistara with Jet Airways  - //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/66628400.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Lee Kum Kee Family Receives First Hong Kong "EY Family Business Award of Excellence" - https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/lee-kum-kee-family-receives-first-hong-kong-ey-family-business-award-of-excellence-1027715087 China family businesses outperform global counterparts- https://www.verdict.co.uk/private-banker-international/news/china-family-businesses-outperform-global-counterparts/ Family Migration Drives Multi Family Heavy Weights into Strategic Tie-Up-  http://www.campdenfb.com/article/family-migration-drives-multi-family-heavyweights-strategic-tie

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By | November 9, 2018|Family Business|

Institution Building : What Family Businesses can Learn from MERCK-  https://content.yudu.com/web/fiqy/0A437o0/CampdenFB74/html/index.html?page=62&origin=reader   Rich Asians crazy about securing wealth spark family office boom in Hong Kong, Singapore - https://www.business-standard.com/article/reuters/rich-asians-crazy-about-securing-wealth-spark-family-office-boom-in-hong-kong-singapore-118110500921_1.html   This Entrepreneur is taking Family Business to New Scale with Tech : Saraf Furniture - https://bizztor.com/in/saraf-furniture/   Growing [...]

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By | November 5, 2018|Family Business|

Shipping cannot be a family-run business? These six families disagree - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/shipping-/-transport/shipping-cannot-be-a-family-run-business-these-six-families-disagree/articleshow/66423590.cms Record billionaire wealth creating new power families - http://www.campdenfb.com/article/record-billionaire-wealth-creating-new-power-families What family-run businesses do to resolve conflicts within - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/company/corporate-trends/what-family-run-businesses-do-to-resolve-conflicts-within/articleshow/66423804.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst She's the Turnaround Wizard in Korea That Buyout Firms Call - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-31/she-s-the-turnaround-wizard-in-korea-that-buyout-firms-call Meet the Next [...]

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By | October 29, 2018|Family Business|

Delhi is home to 163 mega billionaires; Shiv Nadar tops rich list https://www.businesstoday.in/current/corporate/delhi-163-mega-billionaires-shiv-nadar-tops-list-rs-37400-crore/story/284499.html NEXT GENS LEAD FAMILY CHARGE FOR SUSTAINABLE AND IMPACT INVESTING http://www.campdenfb.com/article/next-gens-lead-family-charge-sustainable-and-impact-investing Benetton Death Opens Succession Dilemma at Billionaire Family https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-22/gilberto-benetton-who-co-founded-benetton-group-dies-at-77 The Family Business: Building the Legacy https://www.piworld.com/post/the-family-business-building-the-legacy/

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By | October 19, 2018|Family Business|

Reliance declares intent to enter rapid transportation; buys 12.7% in US-based Skytran - https://m.businesstoday.in/story/reliance-industries-acquires-stake-in-personal-rapid-transit-company-skytran/1/285653.html India business is growing at a faster clip than other regions: Michael Dell -  https://m.economictimes.com/tech/hardware/india-business-is-growing-at-a-faster-clip-than-other-regions-michael-dell/articleshow/66253826.cms Harsh Mariwala steps up focus on startups for a well-rounded portfolio -  https://m.economictimes.com/small-biz/startups/newsbuzz/harsh-mariwala-steps-up-focus-on-startups-for-a-well-rounded-portfolio/articleshow/66281054.cms Mahindra and Mahindra, Ford sign [...]

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By | October 12, 2018|Family Business|

Who will bell the Cat? http://myimpact.impactmeasurement.co.in/impact/clip_new.php?id=f084c9e7e8864f695a0d0219e380abd9&id2=9c058240ef2752e73d433eb4e246e2d6 Tatas take control of AirAsia India with new CEO Sunil Bhaskaran, board https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/tatas-take-control-of-airasia-india-with-new-ceo-sunil-bhaskaran-board-118101100091_1.html How a Sindhi family went from running a shop to managing $1.8 bn multinational https://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/how-a-sindhi-family-went-from-running-a-shop-to-managing-1-8-bn-multinational/story-KEwWC37wENiHY8PPWWAsQI.html How Indian family businesses are taking on MNCs in deodorant industry  [...]

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By | October 5, 2018|Family Business|

How Champions Of Change From The Rising Generation Transform Their Family Businesses - https://www.forbes.com/sites/dennisjaffe/2018/10/03/how-champions-of-change-from-the-rising-generation-transform-their-family-businesses/#175c6f8c5a55 Mukesh Ambani emerges as richest Indian for 11th consecutive year: Forbes - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/stocks/news/mukesh-ambani-emerges-richest-indian-for-11th-consecutive-year-forbes/articleshow/66063951.cms How Family Businesses can stay Entrepreneurial - http://www.campdenfb.com/article/how-family-businesses-can-stay-entrepreneurial  Encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation in a family business -https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=3f1c1170-1ece-4a8d-a42f-5a2472a9f93e

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By | September 28, 2018|Family Business|

Over 50% of gen-next hope to manage family business -   https://www.livemint.com/Money/STlNmVIicTgO7Wxy4Vzu0H/Over-50-of-gennext-hope-to-manage-family-business.html Tycoons of Tomorrow: Inside the minds of India's future icons http://www.forbesindia.com/article/tycoons-of-tomorrow/tycoons-of-tomorrow-inside-the-minds-of-indias-future-icons/51405/1 Family Businesses Outshine Rivals - http://www.campdenfb.com/article/family-businesses-outshine-rivals-sustainable-investing-bullish Wealth Solutions: Insights for Family Businesses -  https://hubbis.com/article/wealth-solutions-insights-control-and-conflict-in-the-family-business

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By | September 21, 2018|Family Business|

The key to success and longevity lies in planning - //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/65850130.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst   Family and conglomerate -  https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/family-conglomerates-118091701153_1.html   The future is female : Next generation women in family business, part two -  http://www.campdenfb.com/article/future-female-next-generation-women-family-business-part-two   Two’s company: A sibling survival guide  - https://www.livemint.com/Leisure/SkO4skYW4l0dG60Y516K2J/Twos-company-A-sibling-survival-guide.html   Patriarchs must address GeNext’s needs - //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/65850438.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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By | September 14, 2018|Family Business|

India has third highest number of family-owned mega businesses: Credit Suisse report - https://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/india-has-third-highest-number-of-family-owned-mega-businesses-credit-suisse-report/story-dbXKdZ6sA4V6Rq3wOXMWFP.html The other Muthoot: True blue heirs - http://www.forbesindia.com/article/boardroom/the-other-muthoot-true-blue-heirs/51265/1 MTR’s story on embracing cultural changes over generations - https://www.peoplematters.in/article/culture/mtrs-story-on-embracing-cultural-changes-over-generations-19220 The Future is Female: Next Generation Women in Family Business - http://www.campdenfb.com/article/future-female-next-generation-women-family-business-part-one

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By | September 7, 2018|Family Business|

Aurobindo Pharma buys Sandoz's US business in $900 million deal - https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/aurobindo-pharma-buys-sandoz-us-business-in-900-million-deal-118090600173_1.html Tata Steel unveils sustainable steel production technology in Europe -https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/steel/tata-steel-unveils-sustainable-steel-production-technology-in-europe/articleshow/65706660.cms Lupin to train over 1,000 graduates for pharma industry - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/healthcare/biotech/pharmaceuticals/lupin-to-train-over-1000-graduates-for-pharma-industry/articleshow/65705126.cms Pathway to Success for Professionals Working in a Family Business -https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/familybusinessforum/insights/pathway-to-success-for-professionals-working-in-a-family-business/familybusinessforum_show/65686132.cms Why no one [...]

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By | August 31, 2018|Family Business|

India's 2nd Largest Real Estate Company partners with Brand Capital - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/advertising/indias-2nd-largest-real-estate-company-partners-with-brand-capital/articleshow/65606423.cms Family businesses: Are they ready for the new normal? - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/65570219.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst How a Family Turned a Barren Hillside Into a $4.4 Billion Property Empire - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-08-27/the-kadoorie-family-turned-barren-hillside-into-hong-kong-empire Family businesses can even survive 5 generations [...]

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By | August 27, 2018|Family Business|

Don’t see any impact of trade war, we are winning new orders every day: Baba Kalyani, Bharat Forge -https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/expert-view/dont-see-any-impact-of-trade-war-we-are-winning-new-orders-every-day-baba-kalyani-bharat-forge/articleshow/65338703.cms Her Father let her Join the Family Business only After she Came Back with a Solid Degree and Work Experience - https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/317745 Succession Planning: Indian Family Businesses [...]

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By | August 20, 2018|Family Business|

How Srinivas Kamath's gamble on customer service helped Natural Ice Cream grow six-fold - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/business-101-how-srinivas-kamaths-gamble-on-customer-service-helped-natural-ice-cream-grow-over-six-fold/articleshow/65237275.cms The Preservation Game: Lombard Odier builds its family services practice in Asia -https://hubbis.com/article/the-preservation-game-lombard-odier-builds-its-family-services-practice-in-asia Planning a succession in India's business families comes with challenges -https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/company/corporate-trends/planning-a-succession-in-indias-business-families-comes-with-challenges/articleshow/65331036.cms Family business readings: Living the charter [...]

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By | August 10, 2018|Family Business|

Family Businesses: Promoters’ Skin in the Game 2001-2017 - The research study reveals the pattern of increasing stake of promoters in NSE and BSE listed family firms - http://myimpact.impactmeasurement.co.in/impact/clip_new.php?id=734f5a4d4898224c497ee91b2e953a8f&id2=9c058240ef2752e73d433eb4e246e2d6 A 28-year-old scion is earning the spurs at $13 billion JSW Group - Next Generation leader bringing fresh energy [...]

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By | August 3, 2018|Family Business|

Yogesh Agrawal's positivity helped Ajanta Pharma grow from Rs 25-26 cr in '90s to over Rs 9,000 cr- https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/blast-from-the-past-when-yogesh-agrawal-was-proud-of-ajanta-pharmas-3000-sq-ft-rd-facility-in-1996/articleshow/65142522.cms Manipal group in talks to buy AMRI from Emami for up to Rs 1,000 crore -https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/healthcare/biotech/healthcare/manipal-group-in-talks-to-buy-amri-from-emami-for-up-to-rs-1000-crore/articleshow/65249892.cms Max Life set to add 145 branches, lines up Rs 250-crore [...]

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By | July 27, 2018|Family Business|

Wipro to acquire India services of US-based Alight Solutions -https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/ites/wipro-to-acquire-india-services-of-us-based-alight-solutions/articleshow/65070540.cms Hindalco arm Novelis to acquire Aleris for $2.58 bn - https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/hindalco-arm-novelis-to-acquire-aleris-for-2-58-bn-118072600895_1.html UPL has emerged as prime challenger to the four global giants who control most of the agrochemicals market- https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/company/corporate-trends/upl-has-emerged-as-prime-challenger-to-the-four-global-giants-who-control-most-of-the-agrochemicals-market/articleshow/65142638.cms New wave of next-generation leaders take charge [...]

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By | July 23, 2018|Family Business|

The Business of Family — The Hindujas -Https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/podcast-the-business-of-family-the-hindujas-2732971.html Why Family Philanthropy will Gain Importance in Resolving Today's Challenges-Http://www.forbesindia.com/article/imd-business-school/why-family-philanthropy-will-gain-importance-in-resolving-todays-challenges/50761/1 Tech Savvy Next Gens Urged to Bridge the Family Digital Divide – http://www.campdenfb.com/article/tech-savvy-next-gens-urged-bridge-family-digital-divide Europe has Fewer Family-Run Firms but they’re Worth More  - http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/65065288.cms?Utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

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By | July 16, 2018|Family Business|

How gen-next is reshaping family businesses while preserving founding culture -https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/company/corporate-trends/how-gen-next-is-reshaping-family-businesses-while-preserving-founding-culture/articleshow/64923508.cms Q1 Results: TCS is back, and firing on all cylinders -https://www.livemint.com/Money/jc2NcWoy7C6Ar6dHVp9meO/Q1-Results-TCS-is-back-and-firing-on-all-cylinders.html Big family businesses in Germany put their trust in start-ups- http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-07/12/c_137317736.htm Innovation and family firms - https://www.nst.com.my/opinion/columnists/2018/07/389528/innovation-and-family-firms 3rd-gen entrepreneur Yash Miglani transforming real estate sector [...]

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By | July 6, 2018|Family Business|

Anil Agarwal to delist Vedanta Resources from LSE, offers $1-bn buyout - https://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/vedanta-to-delist-from-lse-agarwal-s-family-trust-makes-cash-buyout-offer-118070200352_1.html   In Three Generations, You Get An Empire. In five, A Dynasty - http://businessworld.in/article/-In-Three-Generations-You-Get-An-Empire-In-five-A-Dynasty-/05-07-2018-154004/   Deepak Parekh Says Succession Planning Imminent At HDFC Companies-  https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/2018/07/04/deepak-parekh-says-succession-planning-imminent-at-hdfc-companies   FB Roundup : LG, CK Hutchison & Ralph Lauren [...]

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By | June 29, 2018|Family Business|

Women directors at family firms face 'competence versus kinship' challenge -https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/64741474.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst How GeNext and new entrants are working to upgrade chit funds -https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/banking/finance/how-genext-and-new-entrants-are-working-to-upgrade-chit-funds/articleshow/64741378.cms Born rich: The world's 25 wealthiest families who control $1.1 trillion in inherited money- and 11 American clans made the list - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5893695/Born-rich-worlds-30-biggest-family-fortunes-control-1-1-trillion-inherited-wealth.html [...]

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By | June 22, 2018|Family Business|

Meet JWL Group's Raaj Jobanputra, the gen-next scion who likes to play it cool - //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/64657679.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Don't threaten independent directors - https://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/don-t-threaten-independent-directors-118061800010_1.html Stanford done, now Isha Ambani to join family business -https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/topic/family-business What Can All Business Learn From Family Businesses? -https://www.forbes.com/sites/dennisjaffe/2018/06/15/what-can-all-business-learn-from-family-businesses/#214546c075eb

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By | June 15, 2018|Family Business|

Kirloskars get ready to diversify into financial services with new NBFC https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/banking/finance/kirloskars-get-ready-to-diversify-into-financial-services-with-new-nbfc/articleshow/64489035.cms Tatas plan monetisation of infrastructure, realty arms  //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/64551456.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst The bond that keeps promoters of Emami together  //economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/64551263.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Germany’s Knauf to acquire USG http://www.businessnorth.com/daily_briefing/germany-s-knauf-to-acquire-usg/article_048aed6a-6e7f-11e8-af6c-236e3bf107d1.html

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By | June 11, 2018|Family Business|

Tariq Premji joins board of Wipro Enterprises  https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/64501965.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Kirloskars get ready to diversify into financial services with new NBFC  https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/64489035.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Farhad Forbes elected global chairman of Family Business International https://www.aninews.in/news/business/business/farhad-forbes-elected-global-chairman-of-family-business-international201806071901100002/ After Flipkart deal, Walmart India looks to scale up kirana store business https://www.livemint.com/Companies/dOydx4hB1VEaNMaYIoj0IO/After-Flipkart-deal-Walmart-India-looks-to-scale-up-kirana.html

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Impact of Outside directors, educated next-Generation in the world of family businesses
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By | June 1, 2018|Family Business|

The latest Trend ,being followed is to recruit Outside Directors to run the family businesses, this tactic helps in freeing the business from emotional decisions, the director brings upon his unbiased approach and hence,stability.Read more about this in the link below.. Using outside directors in [...]

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Impact of Family Businesses on Earths’s Sustainability
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By | May 25, 2018|Family Business|

In stark contrast to the Public companies,who are focused to deliver positive financial returns to investors,stockholders,family businesses are focused to build a business sustainable over time.In the following article read if the different approach to business handling will have any impact on Earth's Sustainability.? Are [...]

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Your Family Business Won’t Survive If You Don’t Plan for the Leadership Transition
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By | May 7, 2018|Family Business|

Despite their outsized impact on our economy, many family businesses haven't planned properly -- or at all -- for a transition in business ownership. One study by MassMutual found that more than 40 percent of respondents expected to retire within 10 years. However, fewer than [...]

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Communication, delegation crucial to make family biz work
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By | April 30, 2018|Family Business|

Long before they excelled in business, they were a family who brought out the best in one other. Pages Holdings Inc. (PHI) Chairman Bunny Pages said the family business, which they established some 15 years ago, wouldn’t be where it is today if the family [...]

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A Lasting Legacy- The History and Personalities Behind Athens’ Oldest Business
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By | April 20, 2018|Family Business|

Kris Cornwell spent her days on Court Street long before it was lined with a bevy of bars and chain restaurants. As the owner of Cornwell Jewelers, 77 N. Court St., Cornwell recalls catching a bus with her sister and riding from her grandparents’ home [...]

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Kanoo Group finds balance between boring and exciting, chairman says
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By | April 20, 2018|Family Business|

Boring may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of growing a business. But it does play an integral part of the thinking of the Kanoo Group, one of the UAE’s biggest family conglomerates that is grooming itself for expansion and [...]

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When the Next Gen wants to fix the family business
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By | April 16, 2018|Family Business|

Most of the corporate chieftains have children all ready and qualified – in legal terms at least – to join the labour force. The question is whether these offsprings should join the family business and succeed it, or work outside the family business for a [...]

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Family Business: Tradition or Superior Vision?
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By | April 9, 2018|Family Business|

Business is personal for Eric Miller, CEO of Miller Welding and Machine Co. When he was in college, his grandfather, Dave R. Miller, made the “big decision” to expand the family business from a machine and welding shop into an integrated, full-service supplier to the [...]

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How family business Westmorland is reinventing the motorway stop
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By | April 9, 2018|Family Business|

A bank holiday visit to a UK motorway service station is usually a grim necessity. It often involves a nondescript atrium surrounded by burger concessions, coffee shops and gambling machines, all charging high prices to a captive audience. But one idiosyncratic British operator is trying [...]

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Gender Pay Gap: Family Businesses Vow to Do Better
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By | March 30, 2018|Family Business|

With just days to go until all major UK employers have to reveal the difference between what they pay men and women, several of the country’s biggest family firms say they are committed to doing better. In 2017 the UK government introduced regulations requiring businesses [...]

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Positioning Your Family Business for Transition: A quick guide for business owners
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By | March 30, 2018|Family Business|

Family business owners, regardless of industry, share common issues. Most agree that by the end of the journey, they want to have leveraged the work of a lifetime to support their future lifestyle. Many business owners struggle to figure out what to do with their [...]

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You Need These 4 Attributes to Successfully Take Over A Family Business
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By | March 23, 2018|Family Business|

Li Ka-shing’s son Victor has a lot to live up to. Here’s how he, and any successor to a family business, can make a success of keeping it in the family “In the traditional Chinese way of doing things, control of the business is always [...]

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Li Ka-shing Cedes a Sprawling Empire to his Son
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By | March 23, 2018|Family Business|

“TOO long” was how Li Ka-shing, known fondly by locals as chiu yan (Superman) for his business nous, described his working life when he announced on March 16th that he would be retiring in May. Asia’s pre-eminent dealmaker has been around for longer than his [...]

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Family Business Succession takes a lot of Planning
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By | March 20, 2018|Family Business|

Experts estimated that there are 5.5 million family businesses in the United States that contribute $8.3 trillion to the economy, employ 63 percent of the workforce and account for 57 percent of U.S. gross domestic product and 78 percent of new job creation. But Anne [...]

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St. Helena’s CK Mondavi and Family introduces Fourth Generation
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By | March 20, 2018|Family Business|

On Monday, C. Mondavi & Family announced that the next generation of the Mondavi family is officially increasing its involvement in the family’s business. This increased involvement focuses on the CK Mondavi and Family brand with the inclusion of this fourth generation as shareholders in [...]

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No guarantee of Success in Business Succession
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By | March 13, 2018|Family Business|

The consensus among family business owners, according to The Family Business Institute, is that their businesses will continue to be owned by the same family or families at least five years from now. However, many of the 88 percent of owners who believe this will [...]

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How to Keep the Entrepreneurial Drive in a Growing Family Business
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By | March 13, 2018|Family Business|

Economist Joseph Schumpeter famously identified owner-entrepreneurs as key enablers of economic development. But, once entrepreneurial companies evolve into family firms, can they maintain that positive role in society? Family-owned businesses are often portrayed as the engine of the private sector—pointing at advantages such as faster [...]

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