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Posted: 02-08-2011
UAE. Classic brands are playing by different rules today to grow in the new markets of the East. But is the “New Look” worth it? The continued growth of emerging markets like the Middle East and China are “transforming the luxury industry”, said Claudio D’Arpizio, a Bain & Company partner and lead author of its ‘Spring 2011 Update: Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study’ upon the report’s release in May. “Luxury has made a brilliant return to the retail stage, but the script has been re-written” to suit both the escalating demand and the new consumer. The Chalhoub Group,
Posted: December 18, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. 51 euro offer price, representing a premium of 57% over the closing price as of 8 December 2017; All-cash offer unanimously recommended by Gemalto's Board of Directors and unanimously approved by Thales's Board of Directors.
Posted: December 18, 2017
UAE. Zero and Near-Zero Energy Buildings; Fire and Life Safety; Value Engineering; Management of existing assets.
Posted: December 18, 2017
UAE. Security "Haves" and "Have-nots" emerge; Security gains a seat in the boardroom; A breach enters our physical lives.
Posted: December 18, 2017
KUWAIT. Collaboration supports the next wave of innovation for Zain Group, enabling it to adapt easily to future customer needs and deliver new services faster
Posted: December 18, 2017
UAE. The region will see the launch of new, futuristic technologies & solutions at the Future Cities Show, held in April 2018, that will change the way we live and work in the urban environment.
Posted: December 18, 2017
LONDON. Continuing to replicate the single market and customs union after the transition would prevent the UK from ever making the most of the opportunities created by Brexit.
Posted: December 18, 2017
UAE. Investment reflects growing adoption of malware isolation across large and midsize enterprises.
Posted: December 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The program's primary objective is to nurture innovation, scalability and leadership in each of the participant to serve as the foundation for sustained business growth.
Posted: December 18, 2017
UAE. Expo 2020, high ROI, low crime rate, safe environment and more are reasons to invest.
Posted: December 18, 2017
UAE. Internationally accredited industry-led Masters programme for REAM professionals and new engineering graduates.
Posted: December 18, 2017
WASHINGTON. Over the next 12 months, the companies will work together to develop a framework on all phases of the program, including engineering, certification and production.
Posted: December 18, 2017
UAE. In the world of retail, success increasingly depends on the ability to provide a great mobile customer experience. Mobile customers expect a lot from retailers.
Posted: December 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The majority of women in Saudi Arabia (70%) say that they are most likely to drive after the ban is lifted. However, men will remain the decision-makers when it comes to car purchases.
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Over the week, three out of the seven indices were in green, while four were in red.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The majority of women in Saudi Arabia (70%) say that they are most likely to drive after the ban is lifted. However, men will remain the decision-makers when it comes to car purchases.
date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Announced MENA IPO deal value reached US$236.7 million in Q3 2017; Musharaka REIT Fund in Saudi Arabia raised US$ 95.1 million, largest IPO by capital raised; Global IPO activity for 2017 on course to be the busiest year since 2007.
UAE. The region will see the launch of new, futuristic technologies & solutions at the Future Cities Show, held in April 2018, that will change the way we live and work in the urban environment.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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