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: October 20, 2014
UAE. An international fund which provides aspiring social entrepreneurs with US$1 million of financial assistance, global exposure for their company or idea and support from world-famous business mentors.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. Dedicated online marketplace for luxury pre-owned watches enables watch aficionados to trade, buy and sell luxury watches.
Posted: October 8, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Coty aims to strengthen its global leadership position in color cosmetics; CHANEL would become an important shareholder of COTY upon successful completion of the transaction.
Posted: September 26, 2014
UAE. Tory Burch and Roger Farah form Executive Directors Office to oversee the Company's global growth strategy.
Posted: September 26, 2014
UAE. Leatherworld Middle East brings new opportunities for manufacturers, suppliers as UAE leather imports and exports reach a value of US$2 billion in 2013.
Posted: September 19, 2014
UAE. As an ecosystem for global design and creative minds, d3 will bring local talent and international luxury brands together in an inspiring, intelligently-curated space located in the centre of Dubai.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. CEO Awards ME 2014 recognizes outstanding CEOs and business leaders across the Middle East.
Posted: September 11, 2014
UAE. The combination of both companies will confirm Dufry as the global leader in the travel retail industry with presence on 5 continents and in 63 countries.
Posted: September 8, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Mr. Axel Dumas and Mr. Bernard Arnault both express their satisfaction that relations between the two groups, representatives of France's savoir-faire, have now been restored.
Posted: September 6, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. In a joint effort to develop new ways of engaging consumers online whilst preserving the value of trusted brands and enhancing creativity, LVMH and Google have signed a cooperation agreement.
Posted: September 5, 2014
UAE. A number of new retail outlets opened in the period; The total number of transactions in the period was just over 2 million, 12.8% higher than the first half of 2013.
Posted: September 4, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. During more than 20 years as its chief executive, and with his remarkable vision, energy and sense of strategy, Yves Carcelle established Louis Vuitton as the world's foremost brand in the luxury sector.
Posted: September 4, 2014
UAE. OneSixEight refers to the number of hours in one week; Each piece highlights the bold beauty of a single solitaire diamond, accentuated by individually matched stones.
Posted: August 28, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Refined and with an essential look, Traversetolo has a case of large proportions ( 43 mm) coupled with a mechanical hand-wound movement inspired by a mechanism of the '50s and perfected over time.
Posted: August 6, 2014
UAE. It is said that education is the best investment you can make for yourself and for your children. The affluent population in the Middle East appear to agree. They are also amongst the most digitally plugged-in in the world.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. 47% of Middle Eastern respondents indicated that they are considering a proactive shareholder engagement policy which can open and sustain a productive dialogue with investors.
date:Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. HSBC global expat survey highlights job prospects, better salaries, higher personal security as primary factors attracting expats to the country.
date:Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. The total number of IPOs in Q3 2014 was lower than the previous quarter where we saw seven offerings. However, the total value in Q3 2014 was US$ 1.6 billion, which is a 78% increase in total value compared to Q2 2014.
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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