The Business of Family

BEHIND-THE-SCENES OF FAMILY BUSINESSES NEW AND OLD TO EXAMINE THE HOW, WHAT, AND WHY OF SUCCESS

60 SECONDS WITH YAEL STAR – CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF EDWARD MELLER

Edward Meller has a history spanning over 60 years in designer footwear. We had 60 seconds to catch up with Yael Star – creative director – to discuss working flexibly to meet the demands of a changing marketplace in this family business.

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FAMILY BUSINESSES PIVOTING TO STAY AHEAD DURING COVID-19

From distilleries making hand sanitisers, to sports car manufacturers producing ventilators, we learn from family businesses helping local communities and inspiring positivity with their product innovation.

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TRANSFERRING MASTERY ACROSS GENERATIONS AT ‘LA MAISON DU PASTEL’

In a tribute to true artistry, let’s delve into the incredible story of pastel making where the bond of family has kept the business alive for nearly 300 years.

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60 SECONDS WITH NIKKI MCLEOD – DIRECTOR AND CO-OWNER OF AKUBRA

A history spanning almost 150 years in hat making and with the 5th generation at the helm, this family business has some inspiring advice on navigating generational shifts, staying true to company values and remaining proudly Australian owned.

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60 SECONDS WITH JODIE GOLDSWORTHY, BEEKEEPER AND OWNER – BEECHWORTH HONEY

130 years of apiculture knowledge, unwavering values and a deep understanding of Australia’s agricultural industry are just some of the factors making Beechworth honey an invaluable family business.

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CHANGING YOUR BUSINESS FOR AN EVOLVING MARKET

We profile three Japanese based business women, transforming their family business into a new generation.

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THE FAMILY BUSINESSES USING BRAND EXTENSIONS TO GROW

A brand extension is a powerful way to grow and develop an organisation. We discover three family companies using the strategy to bolster their businesses for the coming generations.

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IS EXIT THE STRATEGY FOR YOUR FAMILY BUSINESS?

What are some of the factors that make selling the family business the best course of action? And what do you need to think about when considering it?

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HOW INSTAGRAM IS HELPING FAMILY BUSINESSES AMIDST THE BUSHFIRES

Instagram is proving to be a valuable tool in helping family businesses impacted by the devastating bushfires; with initiatives EmptyEsky and Buy From the Bush encouraging Australians to spend their money where it’s needed the most.

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60 SECONDS WITH ANGUS KENNARD, CEO OF KENNARDS HIRE

Built on strong family values, Kennards Hire is now the largest family-owned supplier of hire-equipment. We speak to CEO Angus Kennard about the importance of instilling these values and defining your brand.

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