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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: May 25, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Cities are the engine rooms for economic advantage on the chessboard of global competition; A radically different paradigm is in order. It will require big picture thinking.
Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. Over 25% of successors think they will lose market share to new entrants; Quicker than ever, the past is being left behind - a tendency that in the perception of many goes against the tradition of family-owned businesses.
Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. "The Channel Director plays a key role in driving our expansion plans for the region as we continue to invest for growth, from our new regional base in Dubai."
Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. IoT is starting to make a difference to many areas of our lives. Connected smart meters, smart watches and smart cars are playing an influential role in the wider IoT movement.
Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. 88% of executives surveyed in the Gulf region experienced a fraud incident in the past year compared to 62% in 2015, according to the Kroll Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report - the highest increase of any region.
Posted: May 19, 2017
UAE. Nokia's participation will further help in voicing key perspectives on industry developments and requirements.
Posted: May 19, 2017
UAE. Fetchr is a delivery-business and consumer technology app dedicated to disrupting shipping by eliminating the need for a traditional address, using its patented mobile technology solutions.
Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. AtHoc Account automates personnel accountability and crisis communication processes by providing safety and availability status updates of people before, during and after an event.
Posted: May 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The company will initially manufacture products and provide services across: Air Systems; Land Systems; Weapons & Missiles and Defense Electronics.
Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. The new variants have no connection to the previous Kill Switch found in the original ransomware.
Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. "More than 30 new investment institutions launched, and more than US$900 million were invested in 2016 alone, more than the value between 2013-2015 combined."
Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. "We have incorporated sustainability as one of our key growth deliverables, and are proud to be a regional leader in innovation by developing smart and user-friendly products & services."
Posted: May 16, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Britain's Labour Party has announced that if elected it would introduce a 45% income tax rate on incomes over 80k pounds, and a 50% rate over 123k.
Posted: May 16, 2017
UAE. Global mentoring initiative's latest edition sees increased participation from girls; introduces them to a world of possibilities a career in technology can offer

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. Over 25% of successors think they will lose market share to new entrants; Quicker than ever, the past is being left behind - a tendency that in the perception of many goes against the tradition of family-owned businesses.
date:Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. 88% of executives surveyed in the Gulf region experienced a fraud incident in the past year compared to 62% in 2015, according to the Kroll Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report - the highest increase of any region.
date:Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
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