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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 25, 2017
UAE. Nearly half of organizations are afraid they won't meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation, inadequate technology cited as core challenge.
Posted: April 25, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. New Open Europe research published today reveals there is enough untapped UK trade potential to offset the possible effects of Brexit on exports to the EU.
Posted: April 25, 2017
UAE. Middle East business grows 22% YOY driven by demand in service provision and video surveillance market sectors.
Posted: April 25, 2017
UAE. New research from Sabre reveals personalisation leads to loyalty for 50% of travellers; Golden retail opportunity for airlines and hotels that can offer a tailored service.
Posted: April 25, 2017
UAE. Professional networking site has 22 million members in the MENA region; Members in the UAE have an average of 211 connections.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Installed generation capacity in the MENA countries analysed will have to rise by almost 150GW, more than 50% on the current available capacity of 290GW, to reach a massive 440GW by 2020.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. These projects in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Egypt add to a portfolio of upcoming properties under the Group's three hotel brands.
Posted: April 24, 2017
BAHRAIN. Ability to upgrade existing Telairity SD encoders to HD and expand with new NexGen BE8740 HD/SD systems provides NOORSAT with a seamless, cost-effective SD-to-HD transition.
Posted: April 24, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. ARTAR Real Estate Development has reported strong interest and a positive response from property investors at Restatex, the Riyadh Real Estate and Urban Development Exhibition.
Posted: April 24, 2017
First BIT to distribute Sage 300 Business Management Solution and Sage 50 Accounting.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Enterprise-ready Kubernetes platform expands application support, enhances platform security, while adding new innovations.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Sophos is closing a critical gap by preventing ransomware attacks that could come in through rogue, guest or remote access users or other weaknesses in a company's network.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Number of active hospitality projects reached 1,153 as 62 projects with a combined value of US$2.5 billion were added to the list in the first quarter of 2017, according to BNC Network; GCC hospitality sector constitutes 7% of all active projects in the GCC.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. By deploying on Platform Equinix, City Network can quickly expand its global reach and provide high-performance connectivity and ultra-low latency.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Xirrus to expand wireless & wired LAN capabilities of Riverbed SteelConnect - the first and only SD-WAN solution to unify management and policy-based orchestration spanning the entire network - WAN, LAN/WLAN, Data Center and Cloud.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 27, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. If history shows us that science has spawned so many unintended discoveries, what is around the next corner of unintended scientific breakthroughs?
date:Posted: April 27, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Increase in foreign direct investment seen as part of efforts to diversify the economy and boost investment inflows into the kingdom; National Transformation Programme updates to be revealed at Saudi Forum 2017.
date:Posted: April 26, 2017
UAE. New PwC report finds an increasing need for mid-market accommodations to cater to a younger generation that does not put much emphasis on star ratings; Emerging markets will overtake developed markets as a tourism and hospitality destination but also as key provider of customers.
SAUDI ARABIA. Increase in foreign direct investment seen as part of efforts to diversify the economy and boost investment inflows into the kingdom; National Transformation Programme updates to be revealed at Saudi Forum 2017.
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