Tuesday 16 September 2014

15 Bahraini women make the Forbes list

Fifteen Bahraini women, including ministers and business leaders, have been listed in this year's Forbes Middle East 200 Most Powerful Arab Women. The list includes women in government, family business and executive management roles that have made significant contributions in


Memac Ogilvy wins UDC account

United Development Company (UDC), one of Qatar's leading private sector shareholding companies, has selected Memac Ogilvy as its advertising and marketing agency. The Memac Ogilvy team has been selected to lead all strategic branding and creative efforts with the goal of acce


Shoppers’ behaviour focus for Dubai meet

The current and established ways of conducting shopper research to design in-store campaigns formed the agenda for the first-of-its-kind Product of the Year (POY) Talk last week in Dubai, UAE. Over 50 marketing managers from the largest multinational and regional clients in the c


Dubai forum to focus on wearable technology

Wearable technology and its social and commercial implications for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region will be the highlight of a forum set to take place tomorrow (September 16) in Dubai. The 16th TechForum, to be hosted by the Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free


Saudi National Day promotions at The Domain

The Domain Bahrain, a five-star luxury hotel in Bahrain, is offering a 20 per cent discount on bookings to mark the Saudi National Day. The offer is valid for stays from September 18 to 27. It includes breakfast for a family of four, specifically a couple and two children under the age


Manufacturing industry sets new coin mosaic record

The manufacturing industry made history by breaking the Guinness World Record for the "world's largest coin mosaic" during the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), in the South Parking Lot A-2 of Soldier Field in Chicago, IL. The mosaic was open for v


UAE to promote animal welfare programmes

The Ministry of Environment and Water has signed a MoU with the Emirates Society for Animal Welfare (ESAW) and the Emirates Park Zoo to promote joint projects on animal welfare. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of Adihex 2014, which concluded today (September 13).


Twitter to raise $1.3bn through debt offers

Twitter Inc said it plans to raise $1.3 billion by issuing convertible senior notes, its first debt offering since its market debut in November. Twitter shares fell about 1.5 per cent in extended trading on Wednesday. The company plans two offerings worth 650 milli


DFRE launches new initiative to help brands

Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) has launched the “Premiere Retail Events” (PRE) initiative which involves the setting up of a multi-million dirham fund to provide support to both global and home-grown brands. The initiative aims to help the brands innovate n


Four top baristas to show skills in Dubai

The International Coffee and Tea Festival (ICTF), the only dedicated trade event for the coffee and tea industry in the Middle East, is bringing four of the world’s best baristas, brewers and a latte artist to the UAE to participate in the trade show’s first World Coffee Events&rsqu

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