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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: September 22, 2014
IRAN. Mohammad Javad Zarif said a meeting he held with his Saudi counterpart would bring a new chapter in ties between their countries, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported.
Posted: September 22, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with his Security Council potential cooperation with other countries on fighting against Islamic State, Russian news agencies said.
Posted: September 22, 2014
UAE. Brightcove survey shows that a better video experience leads to more action, higher loyalty and more social sharing.
Posted: September 22, 2014
UAE. Desert Gurus, the winner of the UAE Global Management Challenge, participated in the competition alongside teams from Brazil, India, Estonia and Greece.
Posted: September 22, 2014
UAE. The rebranding facilitates access to larger markets and customer bases creating more development and growth opportunities for Informa's regional clients.
Posted: September 22, 2014
UAE. In a world careening out of control, children and teens affected by war yearn for the familiar - a roof over their heads, or a school schedule, or simply a family member to hold their hands.
Posted: September 22, 2014
OMAN. The Oman Animal & Plant Genetic Resources Center (OAPGRC) will host its monthly Science Café on 24th September 2014.
Posted: September 22, 2014
UAE. Achieving true location-independent computing requires an application performance platform that maintains visibility no matter where or when the applications are located or accessed
Posted: September 22, 2014
BAHRAIN. Airline welcomes intake of the final batch of 40 Bahraini nationals of Tamkeen's Aviation Sector Graduates for on-the-job training programme .
Posted: September 22, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The top U.S. and Iranian diplomats talked for more than an hour about two security issues with global ramifications.
Posted: September 22, 2014
QATAR. Based in Qatar, Nick Witty is returning to the region after a brief spell in the UK and will be leading real estate advisory by assisting clients to identify, appraise, value, fund and deliver real estate projects,
Posted: September 22, 2014
UAE. Although the U.S. now drives just 7% of Emirates' sales, the region is "hugely important" to the carrier, Tim Clark told the World Routes Strategy Summit in Chicago.
Posted: September 22, 2014
UAE. The Middle East is the world's most dynamic infrastructure investment market; Qatar, UAE and KSA scored in the top third of the index; Qatar and the UAE top the ARCADIS ranking.
Posted: September 22, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The IPO will take place between Oct. 19 and Nov. 2, the capital market authority said; The bank will sell 25% of its capital, with 15% allocated to Saudi individual investors.
Posted: September 22, 2014
UAE. Local and international exhibitors showcase prominent real estate developments in the first day of Cityscape Global; Billion dollar project launches expected.

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date:Posted: September 23, 2014
TUNISIA. Removing the economic obstacles would double employment creation to 100,000 new jobs per year, according to a new report from the World bank.
date:Posted: September 23, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Currency debasement is often done by inflating the money supply through QE; When a currency is debased, a unit of that currency doesn't buy the same amount of stuff that it once did.
date:Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. The broad based recovery witnessed in the residential sector over the past 18 months has now slowed down, as rental prices and sale values have stabilized in most locations.
INTERNATIONAL. The United States and several Gulf Arab allies launched air and missile strikes on Islamic State strongholds in Syria on Tuesday, U.S. officials said, opening a new, far more complicated front in the battle against the militants.
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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