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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 28, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. "Move fast" and "Agility" have become the new business mantras, yet in a world where volatility is the new norm, thinking deeply enough and long enough will allow us to come up with something truly differentiated.
Posted: July 28, 2016
GSMA calls for applications for mobile-based products or Services from African and Asian startups; Fund backed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
Posted: July 28, 2016
UAE. Growth of the combined turnover of finalists averaged 199% from2013 - 2015, with at least seven businesses founded since 2013 seeing growth rates of 200% or more.
Posted: July 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The specific technologies that will have the biggest impact on each industry will vary, but PwC analysis identifies the "Essential Eight" which will have the most cross-industry and global impact over the coming years.
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. Cluttons report highlights that build-to-suit facilities have increased in popularity, with Dubai South and JAFZA in focus.
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. The event will feature senior executives discussing the impact of current market conditions, perspectives on the global reinsurance market and A.M. Best's rating trends.
Posted: July 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Mobile ecosystem adds more than US$150 billion in economic value to African economy.
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. Apartments in Discovery Gardens yield 10.2%; Villas in the Springs 6.4%; Residential sales and rental markets relatively flat; Outlook for rental demand weak.
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. Closing Attackers' "Window of Opportunity" is top priority for organizations; Cisco leads industry in reducing time to detection with new 13-hour low.
Posted: July 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Creative and innovative design needs to underpin engineering and engineered solutions.
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. You can break security analytics in threat management into discovery analytics -right brain and investigative analytics -left brain - the fundamental pillars in a cyber security framework.
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. Acquisition builds on A10's value in making customers more agile by bridging app needs spanning data centers, public clouds, private clouds, and hybrid clouds.
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. AssetExplorer receives Research Group's Value Award; Beats BMC, IBM, LANDESK; Award confirms ManageEngine packs most "bang for the buck" in terms of features, usability, stability and more.
Posted: July 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Leading specialist in well diagnosis, EV has announced the appointment of Fraser Louden as chief executive officer.
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. "The strong US dollar is one of the biggest barriers to a Dubai real estate recovery now. Unfortunately, a strong dollar also is usually associated with a low oil price, signifying a double hit to the market."

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 29, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Iran received its first delivery of Russian-made S-300 air defense systems in May; Satellite imagery shows intensive construction underway at an air base near Tehran to accommodate the systems.
date:Posted: July 28, 2016
LIBYA. Libyan strategic projects set to soar after Libyan Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF) appoints PwC as its strategic advisor.
date:Posted: July 28, 2016
BAHRAIN. "The move will also improve investor confidence and make Bahrain an attractive place to work and live in."
INTERNATIONAL. As smart devices are becoming autonomous, chief information security officers are being required to adopt new mechanisms and approaches to trust.
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