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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 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.
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.
Posted: September 23, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The downing of the jet is the most serious incident between the sides since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war more than three years ago.
Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. Middle Eastern investors expected to spend US$180 billion in global commercial real estate markets in the next 10 years.
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.
Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. Delta Partners Corporate Finance Limited, based in Dubai, is the corporate finance arm of Delta Partners, the leading emerging markets-focused TMD advisory and investment firm.
Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. Cloud has taken over several organizations' data systems, but it will not replace its predecessor entirely.
Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. "On the whole, the outlook for the region is a good one;" 35% of respondents claim job opportunities will increase; Concerns about rising cost of living.
Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. Professional financial analysis is critical to monitor performance, reduce losses, improve profits and detect accounting fraud.
Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. Contested among 38 entries from 11 countries, the 13 winners were announced, with projects from Asia stealing the limelight and taking home seven of the coveted awards.
Posted: September 23, 2014
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.
Posted: September 23, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The rise of the brutal ISIS group can partly be blamed on President Barack Obama's failure to arm moderate Syrian rebels far earlier, said Leon Panetta.
Posted: September 23, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. South Africa's entertainment and media market is expected to grow by 10.2% compounded annually (CAGR) from 2014 - 2018.
Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. Apple Pay is a strategic move that will rival PayPal and other contenders in the mobile wallet market place. The big question is whether consumers and businesses are ready to ditch the plastic.
Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. Dubai-based programme harnesses latest technology to help clients achieve their goals.

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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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