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: September 15, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Alexander James Interior Design partners with Sunseeker London Group Southampton Boat Show and Cannes Yachting Festival showcasing stylish interiors.
Posted: September 8, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. "Imagination and budget are the only constraints when it comes to on-board spas"; Pools, hot tubs, swim-up bars, hammams, saunas & balcony showers can all feature on board."
Posted: July 20, 2017
UAE. By removing middlemen and brokers, Luxury Section allows luxury goods to be sold and transferred with ease.
Posted: July 12, 2017
UAE. Aline Ashkarian takes the role as Patchi's General Manager and will lead the brand to continued international success.
Posted: July 5, 2017
UAE. The iconic British retailer will supply bedding and amenity kits in Club World as part of the airline's 400m pounds customer investment plan.
Posted: June 7, 2017
UAE. Emerging markets consumers continue to drive luxury market growth; Multiple luxury goods companies double sales growth and lead profitability.
Posted: April 5, 2017
UAE. Veeam provides Dubai Duty Free with 24x7 availability of its virtualised infrastructure, enabling around-the-clock shopping for millions of customers.
Posted: March 15, 2017
UAE. Group to open 30 stores in 5 years; Total projected retail areas to reach 3.2 million square feet by 2021
Posted: March 3, 2017
UAE. Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) Annual Economic Report 2016 highlights importance of Middle East to superyacht world; The propensity of UHNWIs in MENA to buy superyachts built within the last 15 years is 20%.
Posted: December 29, 2016
UAE. Consumers now expect omnichannel interactions with luxury brands; Already, six out of ten luxury sales are digitally influenced, says The Boston Consulting Group
Posted: December 20, 2016
NEW YORK. Too Faced offers an unabashedly empowering line of cosmetic products for the eyes, face and lips.
Posted: December 15, 2016
UAE. First organic-certified caviar in the UAE now available for purchase from the company's new online store.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Investment in coloured gemstones is on the rise, industry insider says.
Posted: November 28, 2016
UAE. The showcase of One Blackfriars, an exclusive new London residential tower, saw a model of the luxury development featured alongside the unveiling of the Aston Martin AMRB001.
Posted: October 26, 2016
UAE. In his new role, Sofyan Hamadouche will be in charge of developing business in collaboration with each of De Rigo's partners in the region.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

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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