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  • How do family enterprises expand in a low-growth environment? Are untapped markets the stuff of blue ocean strategy books or can multigenerational families nimbly channel all-new revenue streams? Scott McCullochnavigates uncharted waters

  • The appointment in April of Alexandre de Rothschild to the supervisory board of Rothschild & Co is the latest in an international wave of young family business scions seizing greater controls at the heart of their large, global family firms.

  • Last Christmas came early for millions of Americans when US president Donald Trump signed a $1.5 trillion Republican tax reform bill into law. “You all just got a lot richer,” Trump told wealthy friends at his private Florida club after endorsing the first major overhaul of US tax laws in 21 years...

  • As family enterprises tap into virtual reality technologies, many are discovering new avenues for growth and sharper lines of communication. Scott McCulloch reports

  • When it comes to succession, some business families plan well and some don’t, whether the next generation is ready or not. Scott McCulloch reports.

  • Are robust labour markets and culture shifts drawing successors into sexy start-ups and pushing them away from ‘traditional’ family firms? Scott McCulloch reports

  • Feeling the burden of expectation in taking over the family business? Having fun is one way of lightening the load. 

  • Scott McCulloch analyses the investment potential of gold in the current climate

  • After marvelling legions of supporters for more than 50 years, family-owned NASCAR has not taken its foot of the accelerator. CEO Brian France tells Scott McCulloch how he is managing the business as the economic downturn bites

  • It’s been just over 50 years since Elia Nuqul and his sons built up the Jordanian powerhouse Nuqul Group – not bad for an enterprising patriarch whose trade booty once comprised humble consignments of chewing gum and shoe polish

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