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I will never be happy with what we have, says Cobone founder

Paul Kenny, founder of UAE's Cobone.com says that focusing on your vision is more important than looking at competitors.

October 31, 2012 5:10
 
Cobone group discount site

Will government regulation be a deal breaker for group discount sites?

As the Dubai Department of Economic Development turns its attention to group discount sites, companies and customers hope for a fair deal.

July 3, 2012 5:47
 
Group Hog: competition heats up in UAE’s group-buying scene

Group Hog: competition heats up in UAE’s group-buying scene

There’s an abundance of group-buying platforms in the Gulf right now, all originating from Dubai. But is there a real understanding of how they an capitalise on this latest trend?

June 5, 2011 4:48
 
Jumping on the Bandwagon?

Jumping on the Bandwagon?

As group-buying becomes a trendier, more acceptable form of e-commerce in the region, what impact will it have on agencies and retailers of the UAE?

April 6, 2011 1:59
 
Collective power

Collective power

Group buying has taken off here in the Middle East, but can the daddy of them all, US-based Groupon, successfully enter the market? If so, what will established players make of it?

January 31, 2011 12:53
 
Best of the Web: September 3, 2010

Best of the Web: September 3, 2010

The fastest growing company ever; Rules for collecting late payments; If you want to be the boss, don’t act like the secretary; The sexiest, most controversial magazine covers Of 2010.

September 3, 2010 11:17