Brian Bell Group investing heavily for growth in its 60th year, says Chairman

Diversified corporate and retail enterprise Brian Bell Group is celebrating its 60th year in 2018. Chairman Ian Clough tells Business Advantage PNG the company is investing in people, infrastructure, and new retail strategies in preparation for its next phase of growth.

Why many Papua New Guinea companies become conglomerates

Conglomerates have become rare in developed economies; the strategy of diversifying across different industry sectors tends to be punished by investors who prefer specialized players. But in Papua New Guinea industry diversification is commonly used as a way to grow.

Putting people first in Papua New Guinea business: the human resources challenge

Managing human resources is always one of the principle challenges in business. In Papua New Guinea, the approaches have to be specific to the local culture and expectations of workers. Business Advantage PNG looks at some of the different ways that the issue is tackled.

Executive Director Ian Clough explains how the Brian Bell Group plans to expand and achieve economies of scope

The Brian Bell Group is a diversified retail conglomerate that is one of PNG’s oldest companies. Executive Director Ian Clough tells Business Advantage PNG that the company will continue to grow by identifying areas of opportunity.