March 7, 2012
Not only does greening your business make financial sense in terms of energy savings; it contributes to efficiency, productivity, innovation, customer loyalty and profit.
March 6, 2012
Observers such as the World Bank’s president link the protests that triggered the Arab spring with high inflation – and thus bad policy – while others blamed Mubarak of sacrificing everything – including civil rights – for economic growth.
A jump in energy prices is jamming the slow-turning cogs of an economic recovery in the West, but that may be nothing compared to the economic shock an Israeli attack on Iran would cause.
Lebanon’s agro-industrial sector expanded to reach $2.67 billion by the end of 2011, after posting moderate growth over the last five years.
Keeping the employees motivated is central to the success of a company, so managers don’t hesitate to say words of praise or show recognition to their staff. But employers need to do more than just utter words of encouragement to keep their employees stoked for success.
March 5, 2012
The number of tourists visiting Egypt in the last quarter of 2011 decreased by 29.2 percent, compared to the same period in 2010.
The recently-published Digital Life study by TNS indicates that 48 percent of internet users access brand websites for product information before making a purchase.
A mixed week for commodities where the markets were driven by another injection of cheap money from the European Central Bank upbeat economic outlook comments from the Federal Reserve Chairman and continued geopolitical tensions.
Most Lebanese are pessimistic about economic prospects, revealed a consumer confidence survey released by regional job search website Bayt.com and human resources consultancy YouGov.
According to a recent estimate, Emirates will start receiving at least three planes a month this year and doubts had been raised whether there was enough hangar space for them.
If you are buying with a view to being able to sell or rent a unit then a large and liquid market for aftersales or rentals is essential.
March 4, 2012
Saudi Arabia is making a smooth transition into an advanced industrialized country.
European sanctions against Iran's oil exports will affect the world economy and hurt European and non-European countries.
More than a trillion dollars of what can broadly be catagorized as infrastructure projects are underway in the Middle East, a staggering two-thirds of them in the business-friendly UAE.
Through retail shopping, construction of new hotels and tourism attractions, the UAE is fast becoming one of the major global hubs for luxury goods and services.