CATEGORIES

Taking stock

Gitex Technology Week 2020 previewed a tech-led post-Covid future

10+ mins read
Gulf Business
January 2021

Greater access

Open banking offers potential for better customer experience and additional revenue streams, writes Zainab Mansoor

2 mins read
Gulf Business
January 2021

Striking time

Patek Philippe recently unveiled its new Ref 6301P Grande Sonnerie wristwatch, which is as much a testament to the technical superiority of the brand as it is a revealing statement of intent for its future path

6 mins read
Gulf Business
January 2021

MICRO FOCUS, MACRO IMPACT

Digital transformation has now become ubiquitous – not just for IT teams, but for executives across all organisations. How can companies do it right and ensure they embark on a successful digital journey? Anas Jwaied, vice president and general manager for Emerging Markets at Micro Focus, has some answers

8 mins read
Gulf Business
January 2021

Five strategies to grow your online business

From creating a mobile friendly platform to leveraging the power of social media, an online business can use several means to boost its presence

3 mins read
Gulf Business
January 2021

Five macro trends set to shape the next decade

From the end of the neoliberal era to policy intervention, Yves Bonzon, group chief investment officer of Swiss wealth manager Julius Baer reveals the macro economic trends expected to mark the biggest future shifts in the economy

5 mins read
Gulf Business
January 2021

Explainer: Covid-19 treatment options in the GCC

Pharma firm Gilead Sciences is in the process of receiving authorisations for its drug remdesivir across all the Gulf states

3 mins read
Gulf Business
January 2021

Charging ahead on the e-lane

From the new Taycan launch to Porsche’s massive electrification programme, Dr Manfred Bräunl, CEO of Porsche Middle East and Africa, discusses the way ahead for the brand

5 mins read
Gulf Business
January 2021

Breaking new ground

Israeli tech companies make debut at Gitex Technology Week 2020

7 mins read
Gulf Business
January 2021

Playing for keeps: The esports element

While much of the talk is around money spent by publishers in supporting tournaments, there’s a lucrative adjacent industry fuelled by investors, sponsors and fans.

6 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2020

Top digital marketing trends for 2021

A look at the priorities that will potentially drive global marketing strategies post Covid

4 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2020

Vision 2020

Danish family-owned Lindberg, led by Henrik Lindberg, is often referred to as the “Apple of the eyewear business”. Here’s why

5 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2020

SHIFTING AGENDAS

Here’s what the business landscape is likely to look like under US President-elect Joe Biden, industry by industry

7 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2020

Ticking green

Brands are no longer separating the idea of sustainability and environmental consciousness from fine watchmaking

5 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2020

Scoring the right goals

A multi-billion-dollar industry and an enthusiastic audience. The script for gaming in the GCC writes itself.

9 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2020

REFORMING TO TAP TALENT

Rules around foreign employment in the kingdom are set for an overhaul

3 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2020

Across the finish line

From accurately measuring returns on investments to considering value-to-cost propositions, major conglomerates from the UAE are successfully navigating the sports sponsorship industry and the mega-money involved in it

8 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2020

A Swiss state of mind

The Swiss tourism industry, rattled by the Covid -19 pandemic, is plotting a hard-fought comeback beginning this winter

3 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2020

A DONE DEAL

As women empowerment takes centre stage in the region, Kuwaiti entrepreneur Noor Bin Eidan reflects on her journey to build her brand and reveals how women can be better integrated into the regional economic ecosystem

9 mins read
Gulf Business
December 2020

The second wave

Seasoned entrepreneur Donna Benton recently exited The Entertainer business, and launched a swimwear company – Caha Capo – which has the potential to scale just as much. The bigger ambition remains not just an inward-focused business expansion, but one that can simultaneously lift the entire SME ecosystem across the region

7 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2020

Taking flight

Bremont unveils the all-new ion Bird timepiece to mark a record-breaking attempt for an electric plane currently being developed by Rolls-Royce

2 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2020

SHAPING THE FUTURE OF SME BANKING

Small and medium enterprises have come a long way in terms of financial inclusion and economic growth, driven by access to capital, bespoke products and digital enablement

5 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2020

SME REVIVAL: SUPPORTING THE ECOSYSTEM

Motivate Media Group, along with an expert panel, has selected these 20 SMEs as the beneficiaries of the $1m initiative

10 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2020

The art of managing wealth

Rental returns in the UAE have been promising, eclipsing those of property hotspots worldwide

10+ mins read
Gulf Business
November 2020

Plugging into the future

One of the biggest revelations for the luxury auto industry this year is that going electric is no longer an option – and it must be done now.

7 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2020

FORGING NEW TIES

In an exclusive interview, co-founders of the UAE-Israel Business Council Fleur Hassan Nahoum and Dorian Barak outline how the peace deal will alter the bilateral economic landscape

4 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2020

Hands-on review: The vivo X50 Pro

The vivo X50 Pro gets it right on camera and design

3 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2020

How Cloud Platforms Are Helping To Fight The Covid-19 Pandemic

New technologies are reshaping the way we live and work, writes Li Shi, regional president of Huawei Cloud and AI Business Group.

5 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2020

Dubai: Starting Up Again

In an exclusive interview, the president and CEO of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry outlines the emirate’s recovery from the Covid crisis and the growing focus on startups

4 mins read
Gulf Business
November 2020

True story

True story

8 mins read
Gulf Business
October 2020