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From Elite models to La Perla lingerie: Silvio Scaglia's growing fashion empire
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From Elite models to La Perla lingerie: Silvio Scaglia's growing fashion empire

The Italian businessman made his billions in the engineering and technology sector but is now...

The road ahead for Jaguar Land Rover
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The road ahead for Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover has had mixed fortunes in the Middle East, but new regional boss Bruce Robertson...

Exclusive: Bahrain's Arcapita to close several billion dollar deals in the coming weeks
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Exclusive: Bahrain's Arcapita to close several billion dollar deals in the coming weeks

The Islamic investment firm faced Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2012, but as it moves forward it...

Driving loyalty: UrbanBuz interview
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Driving loyalty: UrbanBuz interview

Mustafa Sadek and Salam Saadeh tell Tamara Pupic why they built the customer loyalty and retention...

Exclusive Interview: Dubai-based tycoon Sunil Vaswani
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Exclusive Interview: Dubai-based tycoon Sunil Vaswani

Topping our annual rich list for the first time ever is Sunil Vaswani with $7.2bn. In a rare...

'We need to come up with more innovative ideas': Retail boss hits out at the region's copycat culture
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'We need to come up with more innovative ideas': Retail boss hits out at the region's copycat culture

Nisreen Shocair, president of Virgin Megastore Middle East, on pushing the envelope, developing...

John Sculley: Getting to the core of the former Apple boss
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John Sculley: Getting to the core of the former Apple boss

The tech giant was unveiled as the most profitable company in history last week. It's former...

Making a Marka on the UAE retail scene
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Making a Marka on the UAE retail scene

When it launched on the Dubai Financial Market as a cash-shell in September, investors went...

Interview: Dr Abdul Aziz Al Horr, CEO of the Qatar Finance and Business Academy
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Interview: Dr Abdul Aziz Al Horr, CEO of the Qatar Finance and Business Academy

Meet the man helping to change the mindsets of thousands of young Qataris as the oil-rich country...

Introducing King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, the world's youngest reigning monarch
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Introducing King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, the world's youngest reigning monarch

While his mates were outside playing, as a child King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV was...

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The killing fields: Meet the man dubbed the 'Indiana Jones of surgery'
Healthcare»

The killing fields: Meet the man dubbed the 'Indiana Jones of surgery'

For the past two decades, British trauma surgeon Dr David Nott has taken unpaid leave for eight...

Making sense of Sharjah: Hussain Al Mahmoudi
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Making sense of Sharjah: Hussain Al Mahmoudi

The UAE’s third-largest emirate has trod its own path, focusing on Islamic culture and diversifying...

Banking on peace: Bank of Palestine's Hashim Shawa
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Banking on peace: Bank of Palestine's Hashim Shawa

The Palestinian economy represents an extraordinary opportunity for investors who can see past...

Taking the plunge: Shehab Gargash on getting ready to go public
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Taking the plunge: Shehab Gargash on getting ready to go public

After a six-year wait, Daman Investments is set to launch an IPO in the first quarter of 2015...

Forever looking forward: Fadi Ghandour
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Forever looking forward: Fadi Ghandour

With his trademark boundless energy, Fadi Ghandour recently gave budding entrepreneurs the...


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A short-sighted approach to investing is hurting the Dubai Financial Market, the Emaar chairman...

The Big Debate: Can Gulf governments reduce their dependency on expats?

The Big Debate: Can Gulf governments reduce their dependency on expats?

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