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Is barter trade making a comeback?

The oldest trading method known to man is not as obsolete as you may think

October 8, 2014 5:41
 
Rows of gold bars

Golden opportunity to lose weight in Dubai

Win one gram of gold for every kilo you shed this summer

July 23, 2014 11:37
 
foreign firms cross listed

INTERVIEW: Foreign companies to be cross-listed

Waleed al-Bawardi, director of cash and markets at Tadawul, the Saudi exchange, said details on disclosure requirements were being hammered out with the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) after the regulator amended listing rules in January to allow for cross-listing.

July 18, 2012 1:00
 
ICD

Investment Corp of Dubai sees no need for bond issue

The Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), the emirate’s sovereign wealth arm, has no current plan to issue a bond this…

May 20, 2012 9:39
 

Three important rules for speaking to the media

When you’re livin’ la vida loca and rolling in moolah, it’s difficult to stay sensible when dealing with the media. Kipp shares three secret weapons for giving an unforgettable interview.

August 29, 2011 5:20
 
Sink or swim: Gulf Re’s CEO, Michael Gertsch

Sink or swim: Gulf Re’s CEO, Michael Gertsch

Insurance regulators outside of DIFC aren’t doing enough, says Gertsch, adding that overcapacity in the industry won’t be resolved until the existence of companies come under threat.

July 17, 2011 11:57
 
Investor confidence: the heartbeat of business

Investor confidence: the heartbeat of business

When professionals fail to take responsibility for what they say and do, customers conclude that there will be little accountability in the event of an error, says Katherine Azmeh

June 8, 2010 3:15
 
A whole new man-scape

A whole new man-scape

Sales in men’s grooming products are expected to hit $85 billion, with men trimming, clipping and shaving more than ever before. Gulf Marketing Review meets the razor-sharp Philips’ exec who’s capitalizing on the ‘man-scaping’ trend.

January 28, 2010 2:51
 
Time for a chat

Time for a chat

Kipp speaks with Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi, vice president of Sales and Retail at Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons about the watch industry, and how it’s been affected by the crisis.

August 22, 2009 6:55
 
Unleash the ugly

Unleash the ugly

Saatchi's outspoken CEO Kevin Roberts tells Austyn Allison from Communicate that the time for analysis is over. Advertising is going to get ugly.

July 22, 2009 8:01