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 10, 2015
The collaboration merges Apple's unparalleled product innovation with the heritage, iconography and craftsmanship of Hermès, creating a unique expression of Apple Watch.
Posted: September 9, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. To mark the launch of its new smartwatch, Huawei and Fashion Futurologist Sabine Seymour reveal how technology is set to revolutionise our wardrobes.
Posted: August 19, 2015
UAE. Rise of 10.9% compared to the first six months of 2014; The top performing categories were F&B and Duty Free.
Posted: August 5, 2015
UAE. Certified online trader of pre-owned authentic timepieces provides customers the easiest, most secure and most cost-effective way to buy and sell top quality, , world-class luxury watches.
Posted: August 3, 2015
UAE. The pop up stores, which will be open at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 between August 1st and October 31st, will provide an unparalleled assortment of beauty products representing Sephora's own private label range "Made In Sephora".
Posted: July 22, 2015
UAE. More than 16,700 cars sold across 12 markets during first six months; Middle East remains third biggest global market for BMW 7 Series sales.
Posted: July 13, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Coty Inc. to merge P&G's fragrance, color cosmetics and hair color business into the Company through a Reverse Morris Trust structure; Post-integration, will create strong platform for future growth, organically or through acquisitions.
Posted: July 13, 2015
UAE. Several key aspects of the luxury sector will be unrecognizable in the next few years: The traveling luxury consumer will change the concept of national boundaries; millennial consumers will represent a significant percentage of sales volume in luxury.
Posted: June 4, 2015
UAE. International shipbuilder addresses key components of successful Customer Relationship Management at the Arab Luxury World 2015.
Posted: June 2, 2015
UAE. UAE among Top 10 Global Retail Destinations in the 2015 A.T. Kearney Global Retail Development Index; Luxury brands are adapting their strategies to succeed in diverse and evolving emerging markets.
Posted: May 20, 2015
UAE. As premium brands shift to the digital arena, the news from the Middle East about the rise of Smartphones is likely to further boost the luxury sector's fortunes.
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. Dubai has a presence of 55.7% of international retailers followed by Shanghai with 53.4%; Abu Dhabi ranks third place in top target market by new entrants; London retains top position as international shopping destination.
Posted: April 29, 2015
QATAR. Located in the Lagoona Mall in Doha, it is the brand's first store offering ready-to-wear and accessories in the Middle East.
Posted: April 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Barcelona-based family-owned fashion and fragrance business reported Profit Before Tax representing 16% of Net Revenues, similar to 2013. Net Income was up 0.8% to 177 million euros.
Posted: April 16, 2015
UAE. Dubai designer and entrepreneur Catherine Granger has created classy yet edgy footwear label So Soulier, soon available at exclusive locations.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 9, 2016
UAE. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the Middle East and North Africa declined for the fifth consecutive quarter, falling nearly one point to 56.4, below the global confidence level of 58.0; Economic confidence in the UAE fell 7.2 points to 50.3, its lowest score in the six-year history of the index.
date:Posted: February 9, 2016
UAE. Headline seasonally adjusted Emirates NBD Dubai Economy Tracker Index registers 50.7; Modest increases in output and employment; New business volumes rise at slowest pace since February 2010; Construction is the weakest performing sub-sector.
date:Posted: February 8, 2016
UAE. KPMG's inaugural "Variables for Sustained Growth" (VSG) Index tracks some of the most important factors that support economic performance in 181 countries; UAE ranks 24 based on metrics including infrastructure development, education and strength of public institutions.
UAE. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for the Middle East and North Africa declined for the fifth consecutive quarter, falling nearly one point to 56.4, below the global confidence level of 58.0; Economic confidence in the UAE fell 7.2 points to 50.3, its lowest score in the six-year history of the index.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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