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: February 19, 2015
UAE. 1.1 billion euros in total revenues recorded across both retail and wholesale channels; Recurring operating income (EBIT) for the entire fiscal year reached 357 million euro, posting an increase of 8% on a reported basis compared to 2013.
Posted: February 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. In an open letter, the chairman of the company confirms work on "a car that offers the luxury of a Rolls-Royce in a vehicle that can cross any terrain." "This new Rolls-Royce will be Effortless ... Everywhere."
Posted: February 13, 2015
UAE. Luxury goods industry leaders to mentor next generation talent.
Posted: January 28, 2015
UAE. Investment expands brand's footprint in the GCC and consolidates current presence of 300 outlets across the region.
Posted: January 27, 2015
UAE. Alpen Capital study forecasts promising growth for retail sector across GCC; retail structure undergoing significant transformation, driven by the social and economic developments; the outlook for Qatar is most optimistic.
Posted: January 12, 2015
UAE. The Jaguar F-PACE - the production version of the breakthrough C-X17 concept car - is a highly efficient five-seat performance crossover.
Posted: January 6, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Misfit, maker of wearable and smart home products, announced Swarovski Shine, an exclusive collection of two new wearable products and nine unique, sparkling accessories.
Posted: December 18, 2014
UAE. International tourism and a stronger middle class are shaping luxury trends, including luxury experiences and alternative luxury channels, with a focus on the consumer rather than geography.
Posted: December 16, 2014
UAE. De Beers Bankers Executive Briefing on diamond financing hosted at DMCC's Almas Tower.
Posted: December 11, 2014
UAE. DDFC welcomes designers to their first community event with industry experts to outline the importance of designers in building a solid business case for growth.
Posted: December 2, 2014
UAE. Arabic inspired photo frame set to capture limelight at Middle East's most influential jewellery event.
Posted: November 10, 2014
UAE. The new Solana collection is inspired directly from the brightness and warmth of the sun which is pictured in the name translating into "sunny spot" in Spanish.
Posted: November 10, 2014
UAE. UAE number one jewellery consuming nation in the Middle East.
Posted: November 4, 2014
UAE. The Most admired retailer of the year in the Luxury segment commends a business that has proven to be world class in the category of luxury watches, eyewear, writing instruments, leather accessories and luxury communication.
Posted: November 4, 2014
UAE. Dubai Internet City announces new Innovation Hub, which will provide 1.6 million sq. ft. of dedicated space to around 15,000 knowledge and creative workers.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The rally in crude oil and related products continues, and during the week it helped offset losses in industrial and precious metals, leaving the BBG Commodity Index flat.
date:Posted: April 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. As Internet use spreads to older people, rural residents, and women, marketing and media companies face opportunities and challenges in evolving customer base, says new BCG report.
date:Posted: April 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Frost & Sullivan estimates Saudi Arabia will have a 4% weight in the Morgan Stanley Capital International emerging market index. This implies hundreds of billions of dollars would flow into investments.
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