Luxury industry to witness slow growth globally

25.05.2016 / By
Arab Luxury World

Low growth of luxury personal goods sector will continue until 2020 around the world, reveals a recent study. Research firm Bain & Co, in collaboration with Italy’s Fondazione Altagamma, rolled out a report “Bain Luxury Study 2016 Spring Update” indicating that the personal luxury goods market will continue measured growth of 2-3 percent through 2020, reaching an […]

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Volkswagen, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority and Smart Dubai team to promote pedestrian safety

24.05.2016, 12:00 by
"The Human Crossing" campaign

Volkswagen Middle East, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, and Smart Dubai team up for “The Human Crossing”, promoting road safety for UAE pedestrians. According to Abu Dhabi Police, 20 per cent of all traffic accidents in the UAE involve a pedestrian. Volkswagen built a structor arching over a pedestrian crossing outside of Gems Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis, which reveals the name of the individual […]

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Geometry Global launches marketing consultancy in the region

24.05.2016, 11:46 by
Geometry Global, activation agency

Geometry Global has recently launched a marketing consultancy offering – Geometry Global Intelligence (GGI) – in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The platform aims to advise and support marketers and brands throughout purchase-journey marketing using data, research and the agency’s expertise. Geometry Global Intelligence will add to the agency’s offering with market analysis, objective-setting, new product development, […]

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BMW teaches children about road safety

BMW Group Middle East educates children on in road safety

24.05.2016, 11:12 by

For the second year running, BMW collaborates with RTA, Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and Abu Dhabi Police to teach road safety rules to 3,000 children across Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. BMW Group Middle East and Ciel Events, both of which are strong road safety advocates, have lead the focus to promote and educate children about […]

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GCC mall mapping

Arab luxury world to reveal GCC mall mapping study

24.05.2016, 10:52 by

Numbers tell all and, if analyzed correctly, form a fine recipe for growth. Though several research projects have been undertaken in the region’s retail sector, the most unique is set to be unveiled at arab luxury world – the conference on the business of luxury in the Middle East. The first-in-the-region study, which will be launched on the […]

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UAE-based Pushdot wins international Appy Award

23.05.2016, 15:55 by

Pushdot, an application owned by Nomadic Capital Limited, celebrated its first award in the Social Sharing category at the 6th annual Appy Awards in New York. Pushdot is an app that aims to simplify one’s network.  An app to help users consolidate all contact information, Pushdot grabs data from social sites, web addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. This […]

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Criteo reveals Ramadan e-commerce behaviour

Ramadan increases consumer spend on mobile

19.05.2016, 09:35 by

Performance marketing technology company, Criteo has announced results of a recent study that analyzes nearly 3 million transactions from online retails and travel providers in MEA from Ramadan 2015. Criteo has compiled a list of recommendations for brands to considering during Ramadan: During Ramadan, brands should ensure that marketing campaigns are predominantly mobile focused Intensify commercial offers to accompany […]

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Visa opens innovation centre in Dubai

17.05.2016, 11:05 by

Visa has recently opened the doors to a new innovation centre in Dubai Internet City (DIC). This is one of several centres globally, which will which will serve the Central and Eastern Europe and MEA regions.   The new 4,000 square foot facility in the heart of Dubai Internet City supports Visa’s commitment to drive cashless economies […]

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CNN logo for new show, State of the Race

CNN International’s newest show covers American political race

16.05.2016, 09:33 by

Today marks the premiere of CNN International’s new show, State of the Race with Kate Bolduan. From Monday to Friday, the nightly prime-time show will open up discussion about the complexities and characteristics of the US political system gearing up for the general elections in November. Clearly this comes at an opportune time, as the current […]

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GCC mall mapping

Premium goods and services industry grows in spite of economy

16.05.2016, 09:21 by

Despite tough economic environment, the premium goods and services industry posted strong growth last year by crossing €1 trillion in sales. However, with low oil prices and economic diversification in the Gulf region new business models are replacing the old ones. Industry insiders say that the GCC region is entering an era of “The New […]

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