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Kantar Expands Saudi Consumer Panel
Business & Money | Thursday 12 March, 2015 1:23 pm
Kantar Worldpanel, the global leader in gaining insights into consumer and shopper behaviour, has enhanced its panel in Saudi Arabia by 50 per cent. Geared to provide an even more robust measurement of shopping behaviour in the Kingdom, the expanded panel comprises 3,000 households, up from 2,000. ...
Sophos Strengthens Management Team with New Technical Support Leader
Business & Money | Thursday 12 March, 2015 1:05 pm
Sophos today announced the appointment of Michael Anderson as senior vice president, global technical services. Anderson, will lead the company's customer support strategy worldwide, driving customer and partner service excellence across the entire range of Sophos IT security offerings.Anderson...
Laurent A. Voivenel on Mastering Growth in Halal-Friendly Segment
Business & Money | Thursday 12 March, 2015 8:31 am
Increasing investor appetite in the Middle East underpinned by strong trading performance and tourism growth has triggered unprecedented development in the hospitality sector. According to industry sources, through projects announced to date, by 2020 the region will add airport capacity for 300...
Congress, Meeting and Event Sector Gathered in Istanbul
Business & Money | Thursday 12 March, 2015 7:44 am
Congress, meeting and event (MICE) sector is growing constantly in the world and sector’s biggest international gathering ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition was organized for the second time this year. The exhibition was held at Istanbul Congress Center on February 26-28 and gathered sector professionals ...
Business & Money | Wednesday 11 March, 2015 2:24 am
Almarai Company contributes to alleviation of the suffering Syrian brethren by donation of fifteen tons of baby milk, via the National Commission for Supporting the Brothers in Syria, chaired by HRH Prince Mohammed bin Naif, Deputy Crown Prince, Minister of Interior. Amarai's donation came in...
International retailers looking to expand into the Saudi Arabia market
Business & Money | Wednesday 11 March, 2015 12:44 am
International expansion remains high on the agenda for retailers in 2015, in spite of uncertain economic prospects and cost escalation. 47% of retailers surveyed in How Active are Retailers Globally indicated that unclear economic prospects and cost escalation, largely due to increases in rental...
Business & Money | Wednesday 11 March, 2015 12:38 am
Several Saudi female employees at a number of projects in King Abdullah Economic City talked about their rich experiences and the growing opportunities for women in the Economic City. The comments focused on the work environment that suits the values of the society on one side and motivates women...
Saudi Plastics, Petrochem, Print & Pack Seminars - held successfully on 1-2   March 2015
Business & Money | Wednesday 11 March, 2015 12:26 am
The Saudi Plastics, Petrochem, Print & Pack Seminars, sponsored by SABIC, Saudi Polymers and Petro Rabigh, were successfully launched at the annual 12th International Plastics & Petrochemicals Trade Fair and the 12th International Trade Exhibition for Printing & Packaging Technologies. Saudi...
Saudi Hollandi Bank and Microsoft Arabia launch Women Spark initiative in Jeddah
Business & Money | Wednesday 11 March, 2015 12:09 am
On Sunday March 8th the city of Jeddah hosted the Women Spark initiative organized by the Saudi Hollandi Bank (SHB) in partnership with Microsoft Arabia. The aim of the initiative is to promote the role of women within the information technology industry and support their ambitions to develop their ...
Investcorp portfolio company L’azurde announces dividend of $16.7 million
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 11:13 am
Investcorp, the asset management firm specialising in alternative investments, today announced that its portfolio company L’azurde, one of the world’s top five gold jewellery manufacturers, has distributed $16.7 million in dividends to its shareholders, following a strong performance in...