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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: July 3, 2015
UAE. The Middle East real estate market is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, with foreign developers injecting billions of dollars in residential, office/commercial, retail and hospitality segments.
Posted: July 3, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Launch aims to support local start-ups and drive innovation in Africa and the Middle East; nurture the creation of unique and local services for Africa and the Middle East from the growing entrepreneurial base.
Posted: July 3, 2015
UAE. Garbutt will oversee creative across TBWA's global accounts; His appointment continues the network's push for senior creative talent.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. The joint venture of Fortress Capital Investments and Film Clinic targets Middle East visual media production industry.
Posted: July 2, 2015
LEBANON. World's largest education company providing new vocational programmes and educator training.
Posted: July 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The deal will enhance the group's integrated services and products for the downstream supply chain in the oil and gas sector in East Africa; Entity renamed to Aspam Energy (Kenya) Ltd.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. US legacy carriers got the facts wrong, got the law wrong, and set their sights on an outcome that will be wrong for American consumers, communities and the national economy.
Posted: July 2, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Sanabil Investments takes a substantial minority stake in Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia, positioning the mobile company for further growth, and consolidating its position as the market leading Mobile Virtual Network Operator in the Kingdom.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. The retail banking sector is heading in the direction of embracing technological advancements to stay ahead in the race.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. Merlin Digital launches a wide range of lifestyle products and accessories; The travel collection revolves around covering specific customer and market requirements.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. Dimension Data set to deliver big data cycling analytics platform for the first time in the history of professional cycling.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
Posted: July 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Acquisition expands NGAM's list of global affiliates and strengthens its position in European retail markets.
Posted: July 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The feeling of invisibility among online witnesses "allows for less adherence to societal standards," and may result in antisocial behaviour
Posted: July 2, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. US$32 billion philanthropic pledge will help build bridges to foster cultural understanding, develop communities, empower women, enable youth and provide vital disaster relief.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. 53% of employers rank lack of work experience as affecting nationals' employability, with only 30% of GCC students having taken any work experience; According to employers, communication skills (36%) and required skills and qualifications (22%) are further challenges to retention in the private sector.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Many Chinese business become successful innovators in the domestic market first and then go global, while others expand globally first and then invest in innovation.
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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