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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
UAE. Genesis Institute strives to raise awareness about importance of professionally trained staff.
Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. The UAE's biggest listed construction company is in talks to buy a large European company and may tap the bond market to pay for the deal, CEO Hasan Ismaik said.
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.
Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. Unbeatable prices on over 30,000 up-to-the minute gadgets, new product launches, bundled deals, best bargains on latest tech products and an array of exciting competitions.
Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. Organized by Masdar Institute and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, participants of UAE Innovation Forum offer nine key recommendations.
Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. Realeyes provides state of the art, scalable and cost efficient emotional analytics using a platform to measure how people feel while they view advertising and communications content.
Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. Operating profit at AED1.276 million, up 4% over Q1'13 and 18% over Q4'13.
Posted: April 22, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "You face very daunting problems, and some might say, humiliating threats," Biden said, adding that the poll set for May 25 could be "the most important election in Ukrainian history".
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.
Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. First-quarter 2014 revenue of AED2.256 billion (US$ 614 million); Shopping malls & retail contribute AED1.346 billion (US$366 million) in recurring revenues.
Posted: April 22, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The infrastructure bottlenecks need to be resolved urgently if the U.S as a whole is set to reap the benefits of the shale boom in the form of cheap and widely available gas.
Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. ADPC signs Memorandum of Understanding with MICCO, a leading freight contracting and logistics service provider.
Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. Chairman rings the market opening bell; Listing underpins DAMAC's plans to expand high-end property development.
Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. KPMG Global Anti-Money Laundering Survey emphasises far-reaching global AML regulations, reveals MEA readiness and challenges; UAE more proactive since criminalising act of money laundering in 2002.
Posted: April 22, 2014
UAE. The GCC region is poised for an unprecedented surge in healthcare consumption driven by robust population growth and rising income levels. Higher income levels and sedentary life styles have led to poor health conditions.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

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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