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Carsharing Fleet Size to Grow by 13.2 Percent Globally as Shared Mobility Becomes Mainstream

New business models such as Mobility-as-a-Service to gain traction with the integration of multiple mobility platforms, finds Frost & Sullivan read more

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Takaful in the MENA Region: Finding the Right Ingredients for Success

A.M. Best believes there are significant opportunities for takaful operators in most Middle East and North Africa (MENA) markets to provide sound financial protection that is in line with consumers’ religious sensibilities, taking into account the huge global Muslim population. However, these opportunities continue to remain disappointingly unrealised, with takaful companies struggling to establish strong business profiles. read more

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Biz Guard’s bid to introduce new credit risks mitigation concepts for banks and financial institutions in UAE

History of events of credit defaults by entities from the trading sector has generally been a discouraging factor for the financial sector to engage in financing, which is a sheer opportunity loss for both the sectors as the trading sector contributes to a fairly large part of the country’s GDP. Envisioning the expected positive impact of Expo 2020 in future will further bring promising opportunities of business growth for all players in the country and as well as in the Middle East region. Such growth entails the need to facilitate the building of better financing environment for benefits of both the financial and trading sectors. read more

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Consumers Vow to Punish Businesses that Fail to Safeguard Their Data and Reward Those that Put Data Protection First

New findings from a global research study by Veritas Technologies, a leader in multi-cloud data management, reveal that consumers have little trust in organizations to safeguard their personal data. With more and more companies suffering data breaches and hackers seemingly one step ahead, almost one in five (19 percent) consumers in the UAE believe most businesses don’t know how to protect their personal data. read more

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New MEFMA report forecasts FM industry revenues in the GCC to continue growing by 10 per cent annually

  • Region’s increasing number of construction projects seen to drive in more growth
  • Market consolidation prompts increase in Mergers & Acquisition activities

 A report from the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) confidently forecasts that revenues for the GCC region’s FM industry will continue to grow at 10 per cent annually for the next two years. The bullish outlook complements the region’s thriving FM segment with local firms placing key focus towards further growing their core business lines. The statement, which is the result of a survey commissioned by MEFMA, attributes the expected growth to drivers like the increasing demand generated from the region’s portfolio of construction projects and an expanded scope of work coming from existing clients. read more

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10 Ways to prepare your Restaurant Business​ in the UAE​ for an era of sweeping change

The perfect storm of challenges

Oversupplied market. Turbo-charged tech evolution. Social media inflection point. Shift in demographic equation. Proliferation of online platforms. Elevated expectations. Delivery revolution. Costs through the roof. read more

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Telematics, E-Commerce and 3D Printing Drive New Growth Opportunities in Global Automotive Aftermarket

Integrated mobility management platforms and data monetisation key to future success, finds Frost & Sullivan read more

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Frost & Sullivan Identifies the Digitalization Trends Transforming Global Waste Recycling Market

Smart bins, robotic sorting, mobile applications, smart trucks, and analytical tools and optimization software solutions are creating new growth opportunities read more

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February 2018: Abu Dhabi Property Prices Report Mixed Trends

Based on an analysis of over 94,000 property listings on leading property portal Bayut.com, Abu Dhabi property rental and sales prices reported a fairly mixed trend in February 2018. The report gauged user interest in popular areas across the capital and compiled lists of top areas for renting and buying property in Abu Dhabi and the percentage change in prices compared to January 2018. read more

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How Can You Make Your PPC Campaign Work?

In a recent news feature published by BBC, using free SEO tools and resorting to PPC or pay per click advertising were named as some of the most cost effective ways of making your presence felt in the online marketplace. As specialists like Nenen, dealing with PPC marketing in Dubai, will explain, pay per click marketing is when a website owner pays Google for showcasing advertisements on relevant websites. When your advertisement is clicked on, you pay a CPC or cost per click to Google. read more

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EASE OF DOING BUSINESS IN UAE

The United Arab Emirates has made a mark for itself as the favourable business centre in the middle east as well in the global market. The UAE has witnessed an increased influx of global business giants which has improved the country’s reputation as the best investment destination. The United Arab Emirates offers an attractive environment for conducting business attributed to the country’s diverse business opportunities and the liberal lifestyle of its citizens. Apart from hydrocarbon investments, other sectors that offer opportunities for potential international investors include; construction, manufacturing, tourism, entertainment, education, financial and trade services, and health services to name but a few. read more

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Dubai Silicon Oasis overtakes Dubai Marina as the top area to rent apartments in Dubai

Each month, Bayut.com reveals the top areas in Dubai for buying and renting both apartments and villas, along with price trends and comparisons to January 2018. This report is focused on how the Dubai property market fared in February 2018, based on listings and user searches on Bayut.com read more

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Beat the market volatility with a diversified portfolio

Bal Krishen, CEO at Century Financial read more

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Patient Safety Solutions to Prevent up to 70% of Adverse Events

Medication safety, antibiotic resistance, diagnostic errors, pressure ulcers, and sepsis, among others, will drive healthcare’s avoidable cost burden of $383.7 billion by 2022, finds Frost & Sullivan read more

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Dubai continues its rise up the city innovation index

In recent years, Dubai has been ascending the city innovation index, and it has now reached 14th place. This is largely due to this city’s improvement in its private sector skills, and in its scores for talent. For example, as a whole, innovation in the private sector in Dubai has improved 3%. The city innovation index, which is produced with the help of PwC ( PricewaterhouseCoopers) placed Dubai over cities such as Berlin, Madrid, and Shanghai. Nevertheless, there is still work to do if it wants to ascend even further and beat cities such as New York and London to the very top spots. read more

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Automotive Data Monetization to Reach $33 Billion in Opportunities for OEMs by 2025, Finds Frost & Sullivan

Over 200 data points exist today that can typically provide more than 140 use cases, with the vehicles generating a value of almost $100 per car. read more

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Best’s Special Report: Regulatory Reforms Lead to Bumper Profits for National Insurers in the United Arab Emirates

The insurance market of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has continued its strong momentum in 2017 and returned exceptional profits, according to analysis of company results by A.M. Best. read more

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