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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: October 19, 2017
UAE. Parties to collaborate and support the development of FinTech activities in the UAE capital, and the wider region.
Posted: October 19, 2017
UAE. Sukuk are also attractive to a broad range of investors who wish to diversify their investment portfolios to some of the fastest-growing economies in the GCC and Southeast Asia.
Posted: October 19, 2017
UAE. Contractors and developers are racing against time to complete some of the major infrastructure and mixed-use projects for Expo 2020; These projects will create 500,000 new employment over the next 8 years.
Posted: October 18, 2017
UAE. PwC Legal Middle East will host on 23 October 2017 the inaugural session for the Forum for Expatriate Management in the Middle East.
Posted: October 18, 2017
UAE. New survey reveals progressive CIOs tap machine learning to solve everyday work problems.
Posted: October 17, 2017
UAE. Through this partnership, Centra Hub and NGN International are looking at ways to leverage their technology and process integration strengths across the region.
Posted: October 16, 2017
UAE. UAE small- and micro-enterprises and entrepreneurs took the spotlight at the recently concluded Gulf Capital SME Awards.
Posted: October 15, 2017
UAE. New report illustrates how creative uses of unmanned aerial vehicles are disrupting the way companies build, operate and maintain their networks.
Posted: October 14, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. In the context of the North Sea oil and gas industry, Leximo is allowing businesses to survive downturns and maximise upturns, by gaining access to resources and expertise.
Posted: October 14, 2017
IRAQ. 3G and 2G networks to be modernized across Karbala, Najaf and Basra, with a special focus on the holy cities of Karbala and Najaf, to support increasing demand for voice and data traffic.
Posted: October 14, 2017
UAE. The company conducted simulations of its advanced technologies including machine learning, artificial intelligence and analytics to illustrate how they are helping address challenges, enhance competitiveness and deliver tangible benefits to businesses.
Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. 44 of the world's cities ranked according to their "magnetism" in The Mori Memorial Foundation's GPCI 2017; Dubai featured for the first time with strong ratings for corporate tax rates, ranking No.11 in that category.
Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Elizabeth de Portzamparc has set up a unique architectural dialog between this ancient heritage and contemporary architecture.
Posted: October 13, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Aurecon white paper explores a new narrative around the ROI of intelligent buildings; Short-term focus on construction costs often has crippling effect on design innovation.
Posted: October 13, 2017
UAE. "Future Live" pavilion at GITEX 2017 showcased innovative smart services that tap cutting-edge Fourth-Industrial-Revolution technologies - from AI and the IoT to VR and AR.

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date:Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Fintech will reduce the profitability of some of the UAE. GCC banks' business lines, particularly money transfer and foreign-currency exchange.
date:Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Equity and equity-related issuance: US$1.2 billion; Debt issuance: US$84.1 billion; Investment banking fees: US$669.2 million.
date:Posted: October 19, 2017
Analysts discuss security trends at the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in Dubai; Security services will continue to be the fastest growing segment in line with global trends, especially IT outsourcing, consulting and implementation services.
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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