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GCC’s 10,000 Construction Projects Boosting Regional Tile and Ceramics Market
Business & Money | Thursday 14 May, 2015 1:28 pm
The GCC tiles market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of more than 10-12 percent until 2020, driven by increasing demand in the residential and hospitality sectors, according to a report by Frost & Sullivan. With more than 10,000 projects under construction or in the design and...
Middle East users can save up to 40% with the help of compressor modulation technologies
Business & Money | Thursday 14 May, 2015 8:52 am
The Middle East can take a giant step towards energy efficiency by switching to Air Conditioning systems with compressor modulation, reducing energy consumption by up to 40%. This challenge was tackled in a thought-provoking discussion led by Emerson Climate Technologies MEA during the Smart...
Nissan Reports Net Income of 457.6 Billion Yen for FY2014
Business & Money | Wednesday 13 May, 2015 12:52 pm
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the 12 months to March 31, 2015.The company delivered solid full-year revenues and profits. Robust demand, especially for new products in North America and Western Europe, along with cost efficiencies and the continued correction in the...
Five essential cleaning tips for allergy sufferers
Business & Money | Tuesday 12 May, 2015 3:53 pm
Summer’s upon us and for residents of the UAE, it means bracing ourselves for the coming months of dusty and scorching hot weather. But the changing season also means that people suffering from asthma, rhinitis or conjunctivitis would have to contend with indoor and outdoor allergy triggers such...
Five Common Misconceptions About Cloud
Technology & IT | Monday 11 May, 2015 1:52 pm
Myth 1: Data hosting on cloud is less secure than in-house server hosting Reality: Contrary to popular belief, cloud hosting with a reliable cloud services provider is more secure than in-house server hosting. Cloud service providers have a team of experts across technology domains including data...
55% of UAE respondents anticipate a salary increase in 2015
Business & Money | Monday 11 May, 2015 1:41 pm
The 2015 Bayt.com MENA Salary Survey, conducted by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site, and leading market research agency, YouGov, has found that more than half of UAE professionals are expecting a salary increase in 2015, although 40% admit that they didn’t receive one in 2014....
Further growth expected in cosmetics and personal care sector
Business & Money | Sunday 10 May, 2015 4:31 pm
With the cosmetics and personal care sector's value amounting to almost US$ 1 billion, studies have shown that consumers in Qatar are one of the highest spenders on personal and beauty care products. The Qatar market achieved significant growth in 2014, surpassing global growth rates. This...
International players eye growing Middle East and North African car wash market
Business & Money | Sunday 10 May, 2015 4:00 pm
The Middle East and North Africa’s harsh climate and its adverse effect on car paintwork can be countered by a combination of using advanced car paint technology and more frequent washing, an expert has said, as vehicle numbers on the region’s roads get set to soar over the next five years....
key future travel trends in the Middle East
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 9 May, 2015 5:45 pm
Middle East's online travel market value is projected to advance from US$18billion to US$35 billion in the next three years, according to findings from Amadeus' soon-to-be-published report – Middle East Online Travel Review. The report additionally indicates that growing smart-phone penetration...
Carving out niche markets to attract new visitors
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 9 May, 2015 5:24 pm
The wealth of family oriented exhibits at Arabian Travel Market this year demonstrated the appeal of the region for both adults and children, and the extension of dedicated accommodation facilities for family groups is a natural progression, claimed a leading hotelier at the show.Michael Scully,...