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 “For UAE consumers, the personal fulfilment gained from a holiday or the special experience of attending a major sporting event creates the enriching moments.
October 2, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Overall regional spending on luxury experiences and goods is set to grow in the next 12 months

August 31, 2014

Khaldoun Al Tabari, CEO and Vice-Chairman of DSI
13:34 GMT
(press release)

Omniyat and Drake & Scull International have entered into a partnership to build a landmark project strategically located at the entrance of the Palm Jumeirah.

August 28, 2014

OSN 66th Emmy Winning Shows 2
10:53 GMT
(press release)

The rich, star-studded line-up of the best and most popular television series, available only on the region’s leading pay-TV network, OSN, bagged record-breaking awards at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

August 27, 2014

The new Geant supermarket will be the biggest in Abu Dhabi (Image: Geant)
11:30 GMT

Aldar Properties announced another significant phase in the pre-opening of the widely anticipated Yas Mall, due to launch in November 2014.

During the event
10:32 GMT

The Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) organized a free lecture last evening on the topic, ‘Energy, Sustainability and Living – a perspective from the Quality viewpoint’.

The completion of the refurbishment is set for 2016 (Image: MAF)
09:12 GMT

Mall of the Emirates has entered the second phase of a major refurbishment plan, carried out by leading developer, Majid Al Futtiam (MAF).

Daman Investments
07:49 GMT
(press release)

Daman Investments PSC, one of the leading UAE-based regional investment management companies, has announced a record high dividend payout for the second quarter of 2014.

The Index posted a monthly average of 33.4 in the first half of 2014, increasing by 16.5 percent from the second half of 2013
07:17 GMT

Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index improved marginally in January and February, picked up pace in March and April, and regressed in May and June 2014.

Dubai’s households spend between Dh37,000 and Dh85,000 each year
06:24 GMT

Dubai’s impressive average spending power of Dh53,000 ($14,400) per household per year has seen the retail sector riding a wave of growth to reach record figures, a report said.

August 26, 2014

Jamal Abdulla Lootah, CEO, Imdaad
09:23 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad in cooperation with EHSQ (Environment, Health, Safety and Quality) Department, has announced the launch of the Quality Practice for its employees.

August 25, 2014

Saudi Arabia's coffee industry is worth $267 million annually (File/AFP)
12:20 GMT

They say it's a sign of good hospitality when you offer visitors a cup of coffee! Saudi Arabia is the largest coffee consuming country in the world with an industry worth $267 million.

Mike Saxton, Software AG Senior Vice President, Middle-East, Africa and Turkey
10:24 GMT
(press release)

Software AG has announced the appointment of Mike Saxton as their new Senior Vice President for its Middle-East and Turkey regions.

Biolab
09:04 GMT
(press release)

Biolab offers a Cardiovascular Disease CVD panel test for genetic mutations associated with blood clotting in the body, which is considered one of the latest tests in the diagnosis of heart disease.

Orange is the New Black on Go by OSN
08:45 GMT
(press release)

Season 1 of the critically acclaimed Orange is the New Black is set to mark its exclusive premiere on ‘GO by OSN’, the region's premium online TV service, on September 1, 2014.

August 24, 2014

Saudi American Glass facility in KSA
10:32 GMT

Dubai Investments has reinforced the production capabilities of its subsidiaries dealing in building materials amidst accelerating trends in the real estate and construction sector across the UAE and the region.

August 21, 2014

Elaf
10:05 GMT
(press release)

With the conclusion of this year’s celebration of the Holy Month of Ramadan, the Elaf Group of Companies is pleased to announce its latest achievement as a major travel and tourism company.