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Saudi fragrance market to reach US$2 billion in 2018
Beauty & Style | Monday 13 April, 2015 4:18 pm
The Middle East is establishing itself as a global hub of trendsetting perfume creations, as its legendary penchant for fine fragrances and exotic ouds leads international perfumers to set up base in the region to better interact with their favoured customers. Fragrances accounted for 19.6 per cent ...
Oil recovery capped as gold strikes back
Business & Money | Sunday 12 April, 2015 12:50 pm
Commodities were lower for the first week in four as losses in the agriculture sector, led by grains, more than offset gains made in energy. The dollar resumed its ascent rising by more than 3% as minutes from the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting (surprisingly enough) left the door open ...
Lebanon banking on regional demand for tourism sector revival
Business & Money | Sunday 12 April, 2015 8:16 am
Middle Eastern travellers returning to Lebanon with tourism receipts set to rise by 7.9% to reach US$6.4 billion in 2015; Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2015 participation a showcase for country’s multi-purpose destination positioningLebanon’s tourism industry is showing early signs of improvement ...
One man’s aroma could be another man’s stench
Beauty & Style | Sunday 5 April, 2015 3:10 pm
We’ve all been there: You fall in love with a fragrance your friend is wearing and you instantly buy the same. Only to discover that it smells different on you and doesn’t quite have that charm that captivated you in the first place.It’s all about science and body chemistry. Everything, from...
Biggest names in the Wedding Tourism and Destination Wedding Planning industry to come together in Mauritius
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 3 April, 2015 3:02 pm
QnA International, Dubai based organizer in collaboration with Mauritius Tourism and Promotion Authority (MTPA) to host top wedding planners from over 50 countries in Mauritius Destination Weddings have gained popularity in recent years and is a booming multibillion-dollar industry. Today it is on ...
Precious metals enjoy boost from dovish FOMC
Business & Money | Monday 23 March, 2015 5:59 pm
Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank Ole Sloth HansenThe Federal Open Market Committee meeting on Wednesday was the highlight of this week. A lot of attention is currently being given to the US Federal Reserve as speculation about when and by how much it will raise its official Fed Funds rates....
Business & Money | Wednesday 18 March, 2015 12:11 am
Behind the projects that made the region’s property billionaires richSaudi Arabia’s Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud is the Middle East’s richest real estate tycoon, according to the 2015 Forbes Billionaires List. A member of the Saudi royal family, he is one of three businessmen from the region...
US supply and potential Iran deal have Crude back on the run
Environment & Energy | Monday 16 March, 2015 12:00 am
Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank Ole Sloth HansenThe rising dollar has become one of the most watched features and one the biggest drivers across most asset classes. During the past month the Greenback has rallied by almost 5% against a basket of 10 leading global currencies, as improved US...
Audi CEO: “We delivered more in 2014 than promised”
Cars & Autos | Thursday 12 March, 2015 3:11 pm
With a new record for deliveries of more than 1.74 million automobiles, Audi for the first time increased its revenue to more than €53 billion in 2014. Operating profit amounted to €5.15 billion and the operating return on sales of 9.6 percent was at the upper end of the strategic target...
Public Sector is One of Middle East’s Largest Producers of Big Data
Technology & IT | Thursday 12 March, 2015 1:54 pm
As the Middle East’s public sector is one of the largest producers of Big Data, government agencies need to train staff in Big Data analytics to deliver enhanced citizen services, industry experts announced today.In the Internet of Things era, global cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) connections...
PIF launches 3 new renewable energy JVs
PIF launches 3 new renewable energy JVs
Wednesday 17 July, 2024 11:09