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 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.
Posted: August 5, 2014
UAE. Eight renowned international designers chosen by Vogue Italia to showcase their collections; 20 emerging international designers selected, for the first time; The Middle East's largest fashion event takes place from Oct 30 to Nov 1, at The Dubai Mall.
Posted: July 22, 2014
UAE. Yas Mall to house new shopping concept set to be the largest department store in the region comprising 200,000 square feet of prime retail space.
Posted: July 17, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Hugh Jackman joins VIP guests for launch of high performance leather goods.
Posted: July 17, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The building, designed by architect Frank Gehry, will become a new center in Paris for contemporary French and international artistic creation.
Posted: July 7, 2014
UAE. Fashion Forward designers will now show in London at the international finals.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 18, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. We have entered a new chapter in the history of central banking. This paradigm shift changes the policy tools that have traditionally defined the sphere of macroeconomic decision-making; We have built an economy that is now so leveraged that it needs zero percent interest rates just to tread water.
date:Posted: September 18, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. World Bank report spells out the repercussions of the political uncertainty and restrictions on movement and access and recommends remedial actions by all parties.
date:Posted: September 18, 2014
EGYPT. Qalaa Holdings' Hisham El-Khazindar discusses Egypt's economic prospects at Euromoney Conference.
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Arabia will need to keep cutting oil output to sustain prices above US$100 a barrel, according to BNP Paribas and Societe Generale; "We are swimming in crude, and they know that better than anyone because they are the biggest exporter."
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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