Saturday 22 October 2016

McDonald's Q3 revenues, profit beat expections

McDonald’s posted a 2.9 per cent fall in revenue to $6.42 billion for the third quarter (Q3), compared to a year earlier, beating S&P Global Market Intelligence expectations of $6.28 billion as the company seeks to solidify gains from its all-day breakfast push, a report said.


UAE opens consulate in Kerala

The UAE has opened a consulate in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of India's Kerala state, and appointed Jamal Al Zaabi as the consul-general there. The opening of the second UAE consulate in India comes within the context of bolstering the growing relations between the two c


UAE’s first VAT app unveiled at Gitex

Dubai-headquartered regional law firm BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates has launched UAE’s first app to address queries related to value added tax under one platform. The VAT’s App was launched at the Gitex 2016, which concludes today in Dubai. The


You can order meal via Facebook now

Facebook has started introducing a variety of new features that will help users use their connections to discover new things, decide what to do or where to go, and connect with local businesses in easier and faster ways. Facebook will allow users to order a meal, buy movie ticket


Falak Power Lunch discusses women empowerment

A high-powered leadership team discussed women empowerment and progress of the women’s movement in Bahrain at the third quarterly Falak Power Lunch 2016, held recently. Falak Consulting, a leading Bahrain-based management consulting firm whose purpose is to build stronger e


Brazil eyes GCC’s expanding fruit market

Brazil deliberates exploring the GCC’s lucrative fruit market to further expand its food trade with the region, said the secretary general of Apex Brasil, the Brazilian trade and investment promotion agency. According to a recent research conducted by Apex Brasil, the South


ME Franchise Expo to feature over 100 firms

The upcoming Middle East Franchise Expo, the region’s premier franchising event in Dubai,UAE will showcase local and international brands, products and services of over 100 companies. The upcoming Middle East Franchise Expo, the region’s premier franchising event in D


Milipol Qatar to feature innovative products

Milipol Qatar 2016, a leading event dedicated to homeland security in the Middle East, will feature a number of regional and international companies showcasing new innovative products when it opens in Doha, Qatar later this month. The 11th edition of the biannual event will take


Yummex sees 18pc rise in demand for space

Over 350 exhibitors from 46 countries have booked more than 10, 000 sq m of space - more than 18 per cent up on last year – to participate in the upcoming Yummex Middle East, a major trade fair for sweets and snacks in Dubai, UAE. The 10th edition of the show runs from Nove


UAE to set up govt accelerators to meet goals

The UAE will set up the world’s first government accelerators to achieve the the country's National Agenda 2021, it was decided at an extraordinary cabinet meeting yesterday (October 17), state news agency Wam said. The meeting was chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohamma

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