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Hakkasan, Qatar. The fine-dining Cantonese restaurant brand will debut in Qatar with an outlet opening in the soon-to-be-launched St Regis Doha. It is set to open in June and will be the eighth Hakkasan.
Laura Desmond has spent a career looking after the fortunes of some of America’s biggest brands. Ahead of the Publicis-Omnicom mega-merger, the chief executive of giant ad agency Starcom MediVest Group talks trends, tech and Twitter