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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
 
From truffles to watches, UAE luxury retail surges

From truffles to watches, UAE luxury retail surges

Emirati customers, tourists lead return to luxury shops; Chocolate truffle worth $272 on the market; Auction houses weigh Dubai vs Doha for art sales.

February 10, 2011 1:11
 

Luxury sales stagnant in 2010

Al Fahim Holdings chief exec sees 2010 sales matching 2009 figures despite stonger start to year.

June 2, 2010 8:55
 
Gulf retail on the rise

Gulf retail on the rise

The GCC retail sector is poised for growth, bolstered by young, eager consumers and the influx of foreign brands.

May 11, 2010 8:14
 
Affluent conversation, Part I

Affluent conversation, Part I

Luxury is a “national obsession” in the UAE, say advertising industry analysts, adding that to push posh products, marketers must make consumers feel special. Part I

December 21, 2008 2:25