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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: May 25, 2016
UAE. The countdown to Expo 2020 has officially begun for potential participants.
Posted: May 25, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Award celebrates female journalists who have overcome threats, oppression and the glass ceiling in their pursuit of the truth.
Posted: May 25, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. recoveriX uses state-of-the-art neurotechnology; Virtual Reality shows the movement on the screen, which generates visual feedback in real-time.
Posted: May 25, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Recent resolutions indicate a growing approach by the Ministry of Labour to require the complete Saudisation of certain activities within the retail sector. This article examines the existing requirements and also the proposal for a weighted Nitiqat.
Posted: May 25, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. IETA survey, conducted by PwC, measures carbon market sentiment; An overwhelming majority of respondents expect an expansion of carbon markets.
Posted: May 25, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. This announcement makes Swedish firm FrontOffice the first successfully crowdfunded company in Scandinavia - and one of the first in Europe - to be listed on a stock exchange.
Posted: May 24, 2016
UAE. Gala event to announce "Brand of the Year" award and unveil the 12th edition of the Superbrands book.
Posted: May 24, 2016
OMAN. "Businesses in Oman and across the region will need to focus on developing a holistic VAT strategy to manage the associated costs and demands on internal resources."
Posted: May 24, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 52% of companies don't have the necessary data to enhance insight into mobility plans; More than a third (35%) struggle to secure the right talent for mobility; 72% are not tracking the success of their international assignments.
Posted: May 24, 2016
UAE. "The current weakness in some submarkets of Dubai's office market is expected to persist, with further rental declines likely as we move into the summer months."
Posted: May 24, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. EURUSD was stuck in 30 pips trading range as traders await German ZEW economic sentiment survey; Greece is expected to receive the much needed 10 billion euros in new loans.
Posted: May 24, 2016
UAE. Chaired by Clive Woodbridge, editor of The Maritime Standard, the panel includes leading executives in the container, bulk and tanker shipping industries.
Posted: May 24, 2016
UAE. An exclusive partnership between Averda and Dubai Municipality, the project comprised of equipping the recycling center with solar panels to ensure its energy efficiency and minimal environmental impact.
Posted: May 24, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Europe's largest festival of technology events to take place from June 20-26th.
Posted: May 20, 2016
UAE. Accompanied by the UAE-based NSO Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, the duo dedicated a soaring rendition of Bocelli's "Canto Della Terra" to the memory of Prince.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 25, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Recent resolutions indicate a growing approach by the Ministry of Labour to require the complete Saudisation of certain activities within the retail sector. This article examines the existing requirements and also the proposal for a weighted Nitiqat.
date:Posted: May 24, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 52% of companies don't have the necessary data to enhance insight into mobility plans; More than a third (35%) struggle to secure the right talent for mobility; 72% are not tracking the success of their international assignments.
date:Posted: May 24, 2016
UAE. "The current weakness in some submarkets of Dubai's office market is expected to persist, with further rental declines likely as we move into the summer months."
SAUDI ARABIA. Recent resolutions indicate a growing approach by the Ministry of Labour to require the complete Saudisation of certain activities within the retail sector. This article examines the existing requirements and also the proposal for a weighted Nitiqat.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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