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Want to make money? Listen to Pharrell
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Want to make money? Listen to Pharrell

Friday, 31 July 2015 1:23 AM

Elie Khouri says business leaders should listen to the superstar singer

The UAE: On the road to economic development
Politics & Economics»

The UAE: On the road to economic development

Thursday, 30 July 2015 9:19 AM

Following deregulation of petrol prices, the rising cost of living is where the greatest challenge lies for the government says Mohammad Sultan Janahi

Should I hire a PA?
StartUp»

Should I hire a PA?

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 8:52 AM

We look at whether the time is right to bring in some extra help.

Nurturing female networks
StartUp»

Nurturing female networks

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 8:52 AM

Nadine Halabi, Manager of Business Development at Dubai Business Women Council, explains how a strong network can work wonders for your entrepreneurial endeavours

Social media for global growth
StartUp»

Social media for global growth

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 8:52 AM

Melissa O’Malley, director of global merchant and cross border trade initiatives at PayPal explains how the right social media strategy can lead to growth into new markets

How to detach and relax
StartUp»

How to detach and relax

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 8:51 AM

We look at how entrepreneurs can enjoy time away from their business

Short-term pain, long-term gain
Retail»

Short-term pain, long-term gain

Thursday, 23 July 2015 7:35 PM

Ed Attwood says kicking the UAE’s addiction to cheap fuel will pay off

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Why investing in Chinese ecommerce is smart
Banking & Finance»

Why investing in Chinese ecommerce is smart

Friday, 17 July 2015 9:45 AM

Abu Dhabi-backed Carlyle Group’s recent $120m investment in a Chinese logistics firm was a wise entry into the booming multi-billion dollar online market, says Courtney Trenwith

The importance of your brand
StartUp»

The importance of your brand

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 10:24 AM

Viki Harris, managing partner at JansenHarris, explains why your business’s brand is an essential component for long-term success

China must act to avert political crisis
Politics & Economics»

China must act to avert political crisis

Saturday, 11 July 2015 9:50 AM

Saxo Bank's Ole Sloth Hansen says Chinese economy should transition towards a more Western-style demand-driven system

Hotel staff brace for a bumpy road
Travel & Hospitality»

Hotel staff brace for a bumpy road

Thursday, 9 July 2015 10:49 AM

Pay packets being impacted by poor performance as employers look to streamline costs

Drastic property market correction in Dubai 'unlikely' - poll
Property»

Drastic property market correction in Dubai 'unlikely' - poll

Monday, 6 July 2015 1:49 PM

Executives working in emirate do not see price plunge in next 12 months, says London Business School survey

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Why I'm giving all my wealth away
Banking & Finance»

Why I'm giving all my wealth away

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 6:34 PM

HRH Prince Alwaleed pledges to donate his entire wealth to the Alwaleed Philanthropies

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Opinion: S&P's flawed guesstimates on Dubai property, by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
Property»

Opinion: S&P's flawed guesstimates on Dubai property, by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor

Monday, 29 June 2015 10:29 AM

The leading Dubai business leader says the property price slump predicted by credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s is "unfounded speculation" and "risks denting investor confidence and becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy, unless it is challenged by people [who]... have a real understanding of trends"

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Five reasons your marketing strategy is no longer working
Industries»

Five reasons your marketing strategy is no longer working

Sunday, 28 June 2015 1:29 PM

Benjamin Campbell outlines five signs that suggest your marketing may need an overhaul


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