In the shadows of oil and aviation, the UAE’s textiles industry has bloomed into one of the country’s largest economic generators. Stakeholders reveal how they’re fending off lower-cost hubs abroad and why they’re pinning so many hopes on Africa for expansion
In the space of just two years Nabbesh has grown from a bold idea to a vital platform for freelance workers. Founder Lou Lou Khazen Baz discusses the rise of the company and how the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is changing
Since landing in Dubai in the 1990s, Hazel Jackson has built one of the most highly rated SMEs in the UAE – biz-group. Neil King finds out more about Jackson, her training, strategy and teambuilding company, and what it takes to be a great leader
The long list of celebrity-endorsed real estate developments launched in Dubai in 2007-08 became a compilation of high-profile suspended, scrapped or failed projects. But the resurgence of the emirate’s property market has brought back the big names. Will it be second time lucky?