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Ammar Enaya

Middle East telcos can give customers what they want

By Ammar Enaya, regional director at Aruba Networks Middle East and Turkey

May 20, 2014 6:43
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How replaceable is your brand?

Rabih Soueidi, research director at Mindsight, Mindshare and Mediacom’s research arm, says shoppers can easily switch sides

July 22, 2012 9:41

Broken Promises

If employees don’t buy into the brand promise, consumers definitely won’t. And here are the figures to prove it.

July 14, 2012 11:45
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LIVING SOCIAL: Why brands cannot afford to miss the social media boat

Arab youth have a heavy social media consumption and usage. Social media is where brands have to be.

July 13, 2012 3:00

UAE Government turns good Samaritan for consumers

It sure looks like the UAE government is leaving no stone unturned to ensure consumers in the country are protected and informed. But is there a catch somewhere?

June 25, 2012 4:39
Battle of the retail bulge ends as region’s malls get ‘cozier’ repositioning

Battle of the retail bulge ends as region’s malls get ‘cozier’ repositioning

Kipp hatesloves to say it. We told you so! Jones Lang LaSalle agrees that ‘community concept’ emerges a mall trend as competition heats up and online retailing continues to rise.

May 17, 2011 3:46
How consumers got their groove back

How consumers got their groove back

More good news, according to Sevil Ermin, MD for Nielsen in the UAE: Consumer confidence in the country is in the world’s top ten. She explains how the numbers stack up.

July 25, 2010 6:10

UAE consumer confidence still high

Slight decrease, but Mastercard survey still points to good morale.

July 5, 2010 9:27
To be served and protected

To be served and protected

In emerging economies, the consumer is surrounded by hazards: shoddy goods, counterfeit products, inflated prices. Governments are slowly beginning to address the lack of protection afforded to the average shopper.

June 15, 2010 5:06

Abu Dhabi consumer prices up more than 2 percent this year

But analysts say the rise in first four months of 2010 is in line with expectations and reveals easing inflation

May 19, 2010 10:06