February 23, 2012
The lack of YouTube content from the Arab world presents great marketing opportunities due to the fact that in 2011, it was the most visited social media site in the UAE alone.
A sluggish Palestinian market, the rise of olive oil prices due to the Israeli destruction of farms and the occupation’s continued choking of Palestinian economic activity are driving these companies to seek international markets, they told Gulf News.
The study demonstrates an important truth about mergers and acquisitions that is critically important to anyone considering growth through inorganic means: Structuring transactions with capabilities in mind can result in deals that outperform peers and that avoid ‘adjacency traps.
The Federal National Council (FNC) that consists of 40 members demanded that prices should be brought in line with the rest of the GCC nations.
Although the Egyptian housing market slowed last year due to political unrest and legal challenges facing several real estate developers, the market is improving as property appears to be regaining its reputation.
Users are moving from just messaging applications on mobile units to line-of-business applications, said Brian Duckering, senior manager with the endpoint management and mobility group at Symantec.
February 22, 2012
The survey was conducted by talent management expert DDI as a way to determine what today's leaders are doing right and what they are doing wrong.
International rating agency Standard & Poor’s said Lebanon’s path to recovery over the next few years will be slow, but maintained a stable outlook of the country’s banking sector.
What’s been holding the price of silver below $34 this year? It’s been the possibility of a disorderly default by Greece.
Manufacturers and retailers are forced to swallow the increases rather than pass them on to customers such as hotels, supermarket bakeries and the end-consumer — a move that is not sustainable in tough economic times, they told Gulf News.
To legislate the transport allowance or not to legislate the transport allowance?
MENA has announced the findings of a UAE-focused deep dive report which shows that search engines are the most used and most preferred tool for finance research.
February 21, 2012
A global drop in food costs and a weak property market are helping to offset increased government spending to keep inflation in check across the Gulf, the latest data suggests.
Beirut apartments are still among the most expensive in the MENA region, and Lebanon’s real estate trend is unlikely to remain sustainable, said a recently issued report.
Ironically, Lebanon, which has one of the world’s worst carbon footprints per capita, has some of the best potential for renewable energy, most of which has yet to be tapped.