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Advancements in technology have made it easier than ever for family businesses to expand into new territories, and many are advising the next generation to seek a global education in order to expand their horizons. Michael Finnigan reports

Advancements in technology have made it easier than ever for family businesses to expand into new territories, and many are advising the next generation to seek a global education in order to expand their horizons. Michael Finnigan reports

Martin Winterkorn may have survived an attempted leadership coup in April, which pitted third-generation chairman against non-family executive, but the Volkswagen CEO did not prove so resilient in the face of the corporate scandal currently rocking the carmaker.

Family-controlled carmaker Volkswagen has admitted it deliberately tampered with thousands of its cars’ emission testing software to deceive US environmental authorities.

L.L. Bean, the All-American fashion retailer based in Maine, has closed its 24-hour flagship store to remember third-generation family member Leon Gorman, who died this month from cancer. The philanthropist and businessman was 80.

New Zealand’s most successful jewellery chain will fall into the hands of the second generation in November, following a vote at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting.

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