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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: December 8, 2016
UAE. Global marine solutions provider focused on the offshore oil terminal market and related infrastructure increases its capabilities for directly servicing Abu Dhabi-based clients.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Accepting the award on behalf of Ms Gates was Hassan Al-Damluji, Head of Middle East Relations, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Knowledge Summit 2016 panellists agree media is changing rapidly, and not always for the best; "Change is so fast, adapting won't easy, and won't be enough."
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Acquisition of HookLogic will expand Criteo's business to brand manufacturers.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. The Global Cross-Border report shows Middle-East as one of the regions with the highest incidence of cross-border online shoppers; UAE consumers continue to increase their online shopping. In 2016, 68% of adults in UAE shopped online in the past 12 months, increasing from 63% in 2015.
Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE. The past year has thrown a spotlight on the importance of Availability - both of services and data.
Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Although the sharing economy operates on a peer-to-peer business approach, could the same dynamic be applied on a business-to-business scale?
Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE. New accelerated entry route for Chartered Public Finance Accountants (CPFAs).
Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE. Symposium bringing together senior stakeholders to discuss "what works" when creating effective policies and programmes that promote entrepreneurship for inclusive growth and decent jobs.
Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE.The 5th International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems and Applications (ICEDSA 2016), sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), was today launched .
Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE. Smart Grids can help lay the foundations for energy and cost-saving applications and renewable energy development in the MENA region.
Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Decide which of these investment opportunities in the Middle East catches your eye and find some stocks to purchase for your own portfolio.
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. New research has projected that by 2020 e-commerce turnover in UAE will rise to US$10bn a year from US$4bn today and mobile payments will be US$4bn up.
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Valuations guru Prof. Aswath Damodaran returns to Dubai to speak at limited seat conference to share his personal views on investing and valuation.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
date:Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
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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