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It’s not looking good: 2012 MENA Consumer confidence

It’s not looking good: 2012 MENA Consumer confidence

Only 25 percent think their country’s economy is getting better while about the same volume think their personal finance will get worse, according to a recently Consumer Confidence Index.

March 4, 2012 1:11
 

Casino grows in Middle East with Qatar hypermarket deal

Casino has signed a franchise deal with the Al Meera Consumer Goods Company to develop Geant hypermarkets in Qatar and Oman as part of the French retailer's bid to boost its presence in fast-growing regions.

December 15, 2011 3:33
 

Luxury goods will likely maintain rich returns

Given the recent and current global economic woes and a year of unusually extreme natural disasters, some would assume that luxury goods makers would be watching their products gather dust on shop shelves, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said in a report published Nov. 14, 2011, titled "Can Luxury Goods Continue To Deliver Rich Returns In An Era Of Austerity?."

November 16, 2011 1:02
 
Virtual office: you’re ready but your boss isn’t

Virtual office: you’re ready but your boss isn’t

The technology that enables us shatter the archaic office structure exists. But old thinking dies hard, and that's what's holding things back, says Precious de Leon.

October 25, 2011 3:12
 
No risk business: Paris Gallery’s measured expansion moves

No risk business: Paris Gallery’s measured expansion moves

As Paris Gallery seeks new homes elsewhere outside the MENA region, has the company had a deeper change of heart then it lets on, asks Precious de Leon

October 3, 2011 3:33
 
A Global Retail Invasion

A Global Retail Invasion

Unrest or not, the Middle East, global retailers forge on with regional expansion, hoping there won’t be any long-term impact on people’s desires to buy international.

April 17, 2011 1:05
 
Great Consumer Expectations

Great Consumer Expectations

Study says consumer confidence is rising and people are optimistic about the economy, but job prospects stay sombre and the cost of living remains high.

April 14, 2011 3:27
 
The Art of Smarter Wealth Management (PART 2)

The Art of Smarter Wealth Management (PART 2)

In this last of our two-part feature on Art investment, FAWM tells Kipp it’s a safer bet to use investment funds for art instead of going as an individual investor.

April 13, 2011 1:33
 
The Art of Smarter Wealth Management (PART 1)

The Art of Smarter Wealth Management (PART 1)

Investing in art doesn’t have to be about having a frivolous investment portfolio. It may be a smarter move than placing your wealth in stocks and bonds, says Randall Willette

April 12, 2011 12:42
 

Saudi consumer cos to gain from welfare spend: AlembicHC

Upgrades Herfy to overweight from neutral; Says Jarir remains top pick in Saudi consumer coverage

April 4, 2011 5:01
 
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