Luxury Goods & Duty Free

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Posted: 07-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. It’s a tiny circle known for exclusivity, but its global reach into emerging markets means the luxury business needs online networking. When you think of luxury, you think of small, elite, exclusive. When you think of the internet you think exactly the opposite, and marrying the two has historically enjoyed little success. Yet a company called The Luxury Society evolved into a flourishing business by exploring where a mass media platform could successfully meld with a niche luxury network. According to Pierre-Yves Poulain, co-founder with four others of the website that i
Posted: March 15, 2017
UAE. Group to open 30 stores in 5 years; Total projected retail areas to reach 3.2 million square feet by 2021
Posted: March 3, 2017
UAE. Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) Annual Economic Report 2016 highlights importance of Middle East to superyacht world; The propensity of UHNWIs in MENA to buy superyachts built within the last 15 years is 20%.
Posted: December 29, 2016
UAE. Consumers now expect omnichannel interactions with luxury brands; Already, six out of ten luxury sales are digitally influenced, says The Boston Consulting Group
Posted: December 20, 2016
NEW YORK. Too Faced offers an unabashedly empowering line of cosmetic products for the eyes, face and lips.
Posted: December 15, 2016
UAE. First organic-certified caviar in the UAE now available for purchase from the company's new online store.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Investment in coloured gemstones is on the rise, industry insider says.
Posted: November 28, 2016
UAE. The showcase of One Blackfriars, an exclusive new London residential tower, saw a model of the luxury development featured alongside the unveiling of the Aston Martin AMRB001.
Posted: October 26, 2016
UAE. In his new role, Sofyan Hamadouche will be in charge of developing business in collaboration with each of De Rigo's partners in the region.
Posted: October 25, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. "This line of timepieces combines stylistic research, high technological content, immediacy and ease of use," commented Giorgio Armani.
Posted: October 24, 2016
UAE. Dubai International Jewellery Week 2016 will gather the most diverse range of jewellery retailers spanning the globe; A precious opportunity to try, buy and explore exquisite jewellery pieces.
Posted: October 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Prestige cosmetics brand offers innovative complexion products for a wide range of skin tones; currently engaged in a strategic global expansion with Sephora across Southeast Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Posted: September 17, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Anyone who believes such an alternative investment is only of interest to millionaires with shares, pensions, holdings, property and too much spare cash is mistaken.
Posted: September 16, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Acclaimed designers, threeASFOUR, unveil most complex creation to date, assembled from 30 individual, highly precise multi-material and color 3D printed parts.
Posted: September 5, 2016
UAE. The main stars sporting the luxury ready-to-wear line this season
Posted: August 27, 2016
QATAR. "Combining my interest in leather goods and fashion, I seek to put Qatar on the luxury fashion map and make it a major destination for luxury brands."

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 30, 2017
UAE. The region witnessed a record year in sovereign bond issuance eclipsing a sluggish IPO performance, according to PwC's Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services team.
date:Posted: March 27, 2017
UAE. PwC issues new report jointly with the Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit; The report outlines a roadmap for CIOs to manage the transformation of industrial companies to successfully adopt IIoT; Devising a digital strategy is key for manufacturers
date:Posted: March 27, 2017
UAE. The strongest growth rate for 2014-2015 in the region was led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE, according to a new report from The Boston Consulting Group.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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