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: August 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Multiple record-holder Usain Bolt entered the sports hall of fame with an illustrious performance in Rio. Three new gold medals; the first ever triple treble.
Posted: August 26, 2016
NEW YORK. Mr. Ross will lead the ongoing development and implementation of the Company's strategy and 10-year Strategic Compass.
Posted: August 22, 2016
UAE. Well-established big-name brands perform well in the region, and tourism is a major driver of sales in Dubai. Although the region is likely to feel the impact of political unrest as well as global economic uncertainty, further growth is expected overall.
Posted: August 3, 2016
UAE. The highly consolidated Middle East eyewear market marks the dominance of the luxury eyewear maker Luxottica S.p.A., states Transparency Market Research (TMR) in a recent report.
Posted: August 3, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. As part of his role as Chief Creative Officer, Mr. Simons will oversee all aspects of Design, Global Marketing and Communications, and Visual Creative Services.
Posted: July 29, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. New innovation from world's number one liqueur brand; Inspired by timeless French sophistication and the growing popularity of luxury liqueurs amongst shoppers in duty free.
Posted: July 19, 2016
KUWAIT. Existing and prospective customers were invited to an exclusive gathering and test drive event at Lamborghini Kuwait showroom in Shuwaikh.
Posted: June 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Smart clothing will soon extend beyond fitness to target a wide range of personal, health, and enterprise uses, disrupting traditional fashion trends.
Posted: April 21, 2016
UAE. Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli to leave the company as Creative Directors of Calvin Klein Collection.
Posted: April 16, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. New report focuses on changing face of luxury, with a younger generation of UHNWI increasingly focused on pursuing rare, tailored experiences over accumulating replicable "things."
Posted: April 5, 2016
UAE. One of the highlights of the latest Swiss-made timepieces is the introduction of the first chronograph movement manufactured by Mouawad Genève.
Posted: March 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Increase of existing EUR 240 million Revolving Credit Facility to EUR 350 million; Unchanged Terms and Conditions with maturity in 2020.
Posted: February 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The Paris-based prestige fragrance brand embodies timeless sophistication and modern luxury; Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Posted: February 26, 2016
QATAR. Luxury Swiss watchmaker looks to the future with innovative offering and commitment to be #ConnectedToEternity; Exclusive Ambassador Watch Faces also unveiled.
Posted: February 16, 2016
UAE. Sales were up 10.3% in 2015, despite increasing economic volatility worldwide.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 24, 2017
UAE. New research by DMCC reveals that just under half (42%) of UK businesses have more appetite for overseas expansion in the post-Brexit and Trump administration era.
date:Posted: March 23, 2017
UAE. New report discusses the growth prospects for private sector players across six focus sectors, including agriculture, the social sector (includes health & education), manufacturing, retail, financial services and connectivity (covering transport & communication).
date:Posted: March 22, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon's latest Just Imagine blog post by Continuous Improvement Leader, Darren Tan explains how authenticity will be the key differential in a futuristic and highly competitive market.
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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