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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 27, 2015
LEBANON. The bank maintained a solid financial performance in the first quarter of 2015, posting an increase in its unaudited consolidated Net Profit by 6.7% compared to the same period of last year.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. The Dubai Chamber CSR Label has been designed to provide a diagnostic framework, learning and development tool that will help to refine and improve CSR strategy, policies and practices in the UAE.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Industry must focus on cyber security, integration and analytics to reduce extraction costs and plug systemic skills crisis; Strategy firm releases white paper on data driven oil fields.
Posted: April 27, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Since its accession to the WTO in 2005, the Saudi Arabia has embarked on a dual process of opening its markets to foreign companies and regulating its labour market to promote employment for nationals.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. 80% of senior managers use personal mobile devices at work but only 10% adopt appropriate security measures to protect their data.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. With the UAE ranked 20th happiest country in the world, Triptta Neb stresses the need for Dubai's Smart City Agenda project to focus upon the wellbeing of the workforce above all.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. "The market downturn is attracting selective opportunistic investment," according to Jesse Downs, Managing Director of Phidar Advisory; Real estate firm releases latest end-quarter residential research note.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. The Belgrade Waterfront will occupy a 1.8 million square-meter area and will be 68% owned by Eagle Hills, an Abu Dhabi-based developer, while the rest will be held by Serbia.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. The landmark event will engage key stakeholders from the public and private sectors in an intense debate dedicated to creating a new SME agenda.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Smartphone shipments to the Middle East and Africa saw unprecedented year-on-year growth of 83% in 2014, according to Q4 2014 Handsets Tracker released by IDC.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. "We are now seeing the western cities erode the lead of big Asian centres in tower office rents; London is closing the gap on Tokyo," finds the Skyscraper Index from Knight Frank.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Family Business Network GCC releases a legal white paper assessing succession planning legal vehicles available for GCC family businesses.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Regional organizations should work closely with trusted advisors to handle changes in storage needs generated by IoT, says Condo Protego.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Temptations of UAE lifestyle make financial guidance essential for long-term planning, warns Nexus Group.
Posted: April 26, 2015
UAE. Financial services industry losing out as customer reward programme satisfaction ranks low, according to Collinson Latitude; Consumer expectations have changed: they expect to be rewarded for their custom 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on the device of their choice.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Industry must focus on cyber security, integration and analytics to reduce extraction costs and plug systemic skills crisis; Strategy firm releases white paper on data driven oil fields.
date:Posted: April 27, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Since its accession to the WTO in 2005, the Saudi Arabia has embarked on a dual process of opening its markets to foreign companies and regulating its labour market to promote employment for nationals.
date:Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. "The market downturn is attracting selective opportunistic investment," according to Jesse Downs, Managing Director of Phidar Advisory; Real estate firm releases latest end-quarter residential research note.
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