After a stellar start to the year, Saudi Arabia's stock market has lost its momentum because of disappointing earnings at blue-chip companies. Now investors are hoping a spate of new listings of family-owned businesses will restore energy to
Small- and medium-sized businesses are economically more significant contributors to Bahrain's national economy than all the large manufacturing companies combined.
That was the message from Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Hassan Fak
Family-owned businesses in the Gulf are being advised to pass on the mantle of leadership to the more technologically-aware younger generation.
They are better equipped to help their businesses survive during the current difficult economic
A family-run business is a viable model for competing effectively in the global economy, but in today's turbulent times, such family businesses operating in the GCC face new challenges, according to a new study.
These businesses f
Family businesses need to have a clearly defined strategic direction and plan that is communicated across the entire organisation, a study said.
The 2008 Ernst & Young Middle East Family Business Survey was revealed at the Family Busin
Family businesses are set to boost the UAE stock listing, according to industry experts.
While Western financial markets remain entangled in the sub-prime crisis and its economic fallout, the appetite for initial public offerings (IPOs) in