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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: November 30, 2016
UAE. Customers can now purchase complete HPE and Veeam solutions directly from HPE and its resellers, enabling them to benefit from Veeam's industry-leading Availability solution, to operate 24.7.365 in cloud-first era.
Posted: November 30, 2016
UAE. World Islamic Banking Conference draws leading stakeholders to discuss issues facing the segment, including cyber security
Posted: November 30, 2016
UAE. International pharmaceutical leader in pain management hosted its third Cancer Care Summit in Morocco.
Posted: November 30, 2016
IRAQ. MoU to support the financing of high priority contracts between GE and the Iraqi government, through partnering with TBI as a key stakeholder to accelerate the implementation.
Posted: November 30, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 'Fractional' property sales that are really timeshare sales are illegal (Spanish supreme court); Requiring clients to sign before notaries and witnesses compounded the ruse (Consumer Timeshare Association).
Posted: November 30, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The science has demonstrated that autonomous vehicles are better drivers than you or me. The statistics are in and show that they will cause substantially fewer road fatalities. However, despite all the facts, our psychological grip on the steering wheel is as firm as ever.
Posted: November 30, 2016
UAE. Customers can transfer cash via ATM or mobile banking app to any recipient in the UAE, including non-Emirates NBD customers, who can withdraw the funds from the ATM; Bank also offers customers cardless ATM cash withdrawal via mobile banking app.
Posted: November 30, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Orange to supply Chuango with multi-roaming SIMs for next three years; Out-of-the-box connectivity improves user experience and home security.
Posted: November 30, 2016
UAE. The infrastructure based on the latest 802.11 ac wireless standard has resulted in a 50% increase in staff productivity relating to information access and enhanced patient experience as the platform has enabled the delivery of new services.
Posted: November 30, 2016
KUWAIT. Award-winning spa launches new suite menu, ladies' membership, and ILA brand at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa.
Posted: November 30, 2016
UAE. "World's largest transforming human image" by 2,223 students enters record books.
Posted: November 29, 2016
UAE. WOH! will premiere on 5th December and release on 9th December in theaters across Tunisia, and will become available to stream exclusively to ICFLIX subscribers globally after its theatrical release.
Posted: November 29, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The focus on digital is set to remain the key trend in the IT industry for the next 12 months.
Posted: November 29, 2016
OMAN. Ministry of Tourism, Oman fully committed towards enhancing MICE sector - a major pillar in the Tourism Strategy for 2040.
Posted: November 29, 2016
KUWAIT. Extended agreement sees Kuwaiti bank implement credit scoring analytics to drive behavioral score cards and build risk models across its branches.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Next-generation CFOs need greater focus on leadership and team-building skills to succeed.
date:Posted: December 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. But implementation risks remain, including OPEC's adherence to the agreement and the willingness of other participants, notably Russia, to co-operate fully.
date:Posted: December 1, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Sector convergence and advances in technology and digitalization are altering the telecommunications landscape, according to EY's 15th biannual Telecommunications Global Capital Confidence Barometer (CCB).
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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