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: November 17, 2015
UAE. According to Bain & Company's 2015 worldwide luxury report, luxury brands will need the right pricing model to win against hard-to-predict currency volatility.
Posted: November 12, 2015
UAE. Network International report based on credit and debit card transactions; Top three tourist spenders continue steady growth: US (15%), Saudi (29%) and UK (17%); Luxury takes a fall.
Posted: October 28, 2015
UAE. Parisian tearoom's hot chocolate concoction was a firm favourite of style icon Coco Chanel.
Posted: October 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Estée Lauder has signed an agreement to purchase an interest in Have & Be Co. Ltd., the South Korean company behind skin care brands Dr. Jart+ and Do The Right Thing. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
Posted: October 13, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Revenue reaching 25.3 billion euros for the first nine months of 2015; Organic revenue grew 6% compared to the same period in 2014.
Posted: October 8, 2015
UAE. MICE events bridge gap between work and play, offer limitless win-win business opportunities, says Gulf Craft CEO; GCC MICE segment valued at US$1.3 billion; UAE contributes 50%.
Posted: October 6, 2015
UAE. Experts from Chalhoub Group, professors and academics in addition to industry and sustainability experts shared their expertise and knowledge with AUS students on sustainability.
Posted: October 1, 2015
Introduction of all-new Jaguar line up including the New Jaguar XE-S, the All-New Jaguar XF-S and the 2016 Model Year XJR
Posted: September 29, 2015
UAE. Made by Taiba Gold & Jewellery of Saudi Arabia, the 58.686 kg gold ring is studded with 5.17 kg of Swarovski stones.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 1, 2016
UAE. Digital technology, changing workforce demographics and speed of innovation are causing companies to redesign organizational structure, evolve leadership models, and drive an employee-centric culture and experience.
date:Posted: July 1, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Ministry of Commerce and Investment signs agreement with PwC in New York to set up PwC's Academy in the Kingdom to provide training and development to Saudi Nationals.
date:Posted: June 30, 2016
UAE. The Middle East has not been an area of mainstream activity in dispute resolution funding; It is only recently that funding has started to gain more tangible traction with potential litigants.
UAE. Speculators are being replaced by end users; Cooling prices are not a concern; Brits are the third largest group of investors outside the Middle East.
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