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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: June 27, 2016
UAE. Software spending will have the largest growth by 11.2% over last year to reach US$438 million in 2016; Internal services will grow 4.3% - a U$519 million market.
Posted: June 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Markets participants are on edge and with many questions unanswered post the Brexit victory adding to the uncertainty, investor risk appetite has diminished.
Posted: June 27, 2016
UAE. 15 active projects are adding value to local communities and the tourism economy in the UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and India.
Posted: June 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Gartner says by 2020, hybrid will be the most common use of the cloud, but this will require public cloud to be part of the overall strategy.
Posted: June 27, 2016
UAE. Cisco delivers a "Time Machine for the Data Center" by combining analytics and data center technologies.
Posted: June 27, 2016
UAE. Both business and IT decision makers need to leverage the cloud to build differentiation in the marketplace while reducing internal operational complexity.
Posted: June 27, 2016
Accelerates digital transformation with API driven hybrid-cloud architectures
Posted: June 27, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Partnership framework aligns with Saudi's Vision 2030 and recently approved National Transformation Program.
Posted: June 27, 2016
UAE. Global mobile usage intensifies, fueled by increased device penetration. Smartphone and tablet penetration are all increasing, with wearables experiencing the highest growth rate with roughly 10 percent global penetration - nearly doubling ownership rates from last year.
Posted: June 23, 2016
UAE. Concourse D, the last major facility that DXB has space for, has boosted the airport's annual capacity to 90 million passengers.
Posted: June 23, 2016
UAE. Red Hat Learning Subscription - Standard features unlimited access to Red Hat's online training content and certification exams.
Posted: June 23, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The NTP aims to boost non-oil revenue by 2020 through more than 500 initiatives including the implementation of new taxes and increasing government fees and taxes on "harmful products."
Posted: June 23, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Strategic meeting will be held in Berlin on 13-14 September; Does one size fit all or will banks be forced to specialise their customer experience strategies?
Posted: June 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 27% believe digitalization is the greatest disruptor to their core business.
Posted: June 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Google, Amazon and Samsung top list of the world's most dynamic brands; Existing brand equity measures are outdated for the new world.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 29, 2016
UAE. With the end of the school year imminent, this article explores some of the issues relating to termination of employment in the education sector, both by the education institution and by the employee.
date:Posted: June 28, 2016
UAE. Acknowledged as a generational disruptive force, blockchain can protect and enable Smart City development and digital transaction systems; Plays important role in incubating regional start-ups ecosystem; Provides support for industries such as healthcare, transport, finance.
date:Posted: June 28, 2016
UAE. Private wealth in the UAE is projected to post a compound annual growth rate of 14.1% to reach almost $1 trillion in 2020; over the next five years, private wealth held by ultra-high-net-worth households in the Emirates is also expected to increase by a staggering 20%.
UAE. Speculators are being replaced by end users; Cooling prices are not a concern; Brits are the third largest group of investors outside the Middle East.
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