FP7/DXB wins Emirates Islamic

31.08.2014 / By

FP7/DXB beats five – unnamed –agencies to win the advertising remit for Emirates Islamic. The bank is one of the subsidiaries of Emirates NBD Group, which the agency retained following a review earlier this year. FP7/DXB will be now responsible for the TTL communication for Emirates Islamic across its new brand and product platforms on [...]

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Mashreq teams up with AXA for car insurance

31.08.2014, 17:26 by
Tooran Asif, Head of Personal Banking, Mashreq

Mashreq offers free car registration, as well as up to 200,000 Salaam points, to customers who buy AXA car insurance through the bank. The offer will apply to cars within the first three years of registration not currently insured with AXA, and worth a minimum premium of AED2,500. The bank will also allow customers to [...]

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Small Mouths Programme spreads the word

31.08.2014, 12:09 by

Dubai-based medical practice Drs Nicolas & Asp launch the Small Mouths Programme to educate students about their overall health. Launched 15 years ago, the programme now reaches 29,000 children across the Emirates per academic year, says the company, educating them about healthy eating and exercising and offering dental check-ups to detect tooth decay and orthodontic [...]

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Takaud boosts sales team

31.08.2014, 12:01 by

Bahrain-based pensions provider Takaud announces new additions to its sales team. The company names Loay Ragheb as chief distribution officer. A two-year industry veteran, Ragheb was previously head of wealth management and group benefits for National Bonds Corporation in Dubai. He holds a B.Com degree in International Business from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Jason [...]

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HyperPanda promotes ‘touch and feel’ experience

28.08.2014, 17:00 by

HyperPanda has upgraded its hypermarket in Dubai Festival City based on consumer feedback. According to Muwaffaq Jamal, CEO of Azizia Panda United, the top request was for a ‘touch and feel’ experience. Electronics are now displayed in a way that allows customers to touch and feel them. WiFi will also be provided to allow them [...]

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Turkish Airlines’ profits soar

28.08.2014, 15:46 by

Turkish Airlines’H1 2014 earningsreached $5.2 billion, up by 15 per cent from last year, the carrier reveals. Italso reported $234 million in operating profit and $190m in net profit in Q2, completing H1 with $152m in operating profit and $88m in net profit. Passenger traffic for H1 climbed 17 per cent to 26 million. Available [...]

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Nido offers BTS scholarship

28.08.2014, 15:03 by

Dubbed Nido Q4 Back to School campaign, the initiative is offering $100,000 in rewards. Mothers interested in taking part are required to visit nidolove.com and share what they would like to tell their child on the first day of school that she or he will remember on graduation day. This message of love will also be sent to [...]

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Burger King buyout of Tim Hortons is official

28.08.2014, 14:29 by

The US burger giant and the Canadian doughnut chain ink an $11 billion deal allowing Burger King to take over the Ontario-based Tim Hortons. The deal will create the world’s third-largest fast-food company, with more than $23bn in annual sales and more than 18,000 restaurants in 100 countries. The deal had created controversy in the US [...]

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Monte Carlo Stars kicks off ‘Back to School’ campaign

27.08.2014, 16:33 by

Monte Carlo Stars (MCS) launches a ‘Back to School’ campaign. The restaurant, located in Dubai Marina with several schools in its immediate vicinity, is offering discounts to student groups. MCS had earlier rolled out a students’ campaign to mark the restaurant’s inauguration. “We look at all segments of visitors and then single out those who [...]

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Etisalat and Microsoft team up for Xbox One package

27.08.2014, 16:13 by

The two companies offer a package including the new Microsoft Xbox One gaming platform and a one-year Xbox Live subscription. UAE customers can choose from monthly instalments of $22 for 24 months or buy the Xbox One for $517. Gamers can visit Etisalat’s key retail outlets when the console is launched on September 5. Rashed [...]

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