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Posted: 02-08-2011
UAE. Classic brands are playing by different rules today to grow in the new markets of the East. But is the “New Look” worth it? The continued growth of emerging markets like the Middle East and China are “transforming the luxury industry”, said Claudio D’Arpizio, a Bain & Company partner and lead author of its ‘Spring 2011 Update: Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study’ upon the report’s release in May. “Luxury has made a brilliant return to the retail stage, but the script has been re-written” to suit both the escalating demand and the new consumer. The Chalhoub Group,
Posted: April 23, 2014
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel informed his Egyptian counterpart of the decision, which will help Egypt's counter-terrorism operations in the Sinai Peninsula, the Pentagon said.
Posted: April 23, 2014
BAHRAIN. Leading designer, marketer and distributor of branded and high-quality functional accessories; Globally recognized brands, stable demand and high quality products provide scaled platform for growth.
Posted: April 23, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Some banks have pulled back their global commodities trading activities and are consolidating their gold trading with their foreign exchange trading in electronic trading platforms.
Posted: April 23, 2014
LEBANON. Leading candidate Samir Geagea, supported by the March 14 political bloc, won 48 votes in a session attended by 124 parliamentarians, falling well short of the required two-thirds majority.
Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. As Internet users become more attuned to well-known spamming and phishing attacks, cyber criminals have to invent new ways to lure them into opening a malware-laden email or clicking on a link that goes to a malicious website.
Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. Managing an internationally mobile workforce can be challenging, particularly as home country and host country laws can be vastly different; Legal compliance with local laws may mean that it is not possible to impose global policies on the workforce.
Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. Company announces 7% cash dividend and 7% bonus shares at AGM; Around 67% of total asset base is in property; Future outlook very positive with strong focus on real estate sector.
Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. DSC will undertake the civil construction portion of the project; The development comprises of multi-storey residential units which also contain commercial retail space in the capital city.
Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. The Middle East and Africa (MEA) enterprise hardware market, comprising servers and external storage, remains in a passive state according to the latest figures released by International Data Corporation (IDC).
Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. Global multistakeholder meeting on the future of Internet Governance to focus on crafting key fundamental principles and proposing a roadmap for its further evolution.
Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. Over 250 international exhibitors to showcase hair and nail care solutions at Beautyworld Middle East 2014.
Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. Deals and brand loyalty play equal part in purchasing decisions; Only 12% considered the price of the products as the defining factor.
Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE The office is situated on Sowwah Square, in the prestigious Central Business district on Al Maryah Island.
Posted: April 23, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Oman's plan to build a US$1 billion natural-gas pipeline from Iran is the latest sign that Saudi Arabia is failing to bind its smaller Gulf neighbours into a tighter bloc united in hostility to the Islamic Republic.
Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. Masat to be responsible for overseeing and managing DPG's BTL (built to lease) portfolio across its destinations and districts.

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date:Posted: April 23, 2014
UAE. Managing an internationally mobile workforce can be challenging, particularly as home country and host country laws can be vastly different; Legal compliance with local laws may mean that it is not possible to impose global policies on the workforce.
date:Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. "Adapt to Survive", a global study by PwC, commissioned by LinkedIn, reveals the economic impact of not having the right people in the right jobs.
date:Posted: April 22, 2014
KUWAIT. For much of the past decade, international companies operating in the major projects sector have found Kuwait a challenging market in which to do business. However, there are good reasons to believe this year will be different.
UAE. Managing an internationally mobile workforce can be challenging, particularly as home country and host country laws can be vastly different; Legal compliance with local laws may mean that it is not possible to impose global policies on the workforce.
INTERNATIONAL. It's now up to the new government to get real shale development in motion, and for Turkey to face up to its own strategic realities and join forces with Ukraine to harness LNG potential.
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