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Eye of Riyadh
Eye of Riyadh

Business & Money | Wednesday 18 March, 2015 12:11 am
Behind the projects that made the region’s property billionaires richSaudi Arabia’s Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud is the Middle East’s richest real estate tycoon, according to the 2015 Forbes Billionaires List. A member of the Saudi royal family, he is one of three businessmen from the region...
US supply and potential Iran deal have Crude back on the run
Environment & Energy | Monday 16 March, 2015 12:00 am
Head of Commodity Strategy at Saxo Bank Ole Sloth HansenThe rising dollar has become one of the most watched features and one the biggest drivers across most asset classes. During the past month the Greenback has rallied by almost 5% against a basket of 10 leading global currencies, as improved US...
Audi CEO: “We delivered more in 2014 than promised”
Cars & Autos | Thursday 12 March, 2015 3:11 pm
With a new record for deliveries of more than 1.74 million automobiles, Audi for the first time increased its revenue to more than €53 billion in 2014. Operating profit amounted to €5.15 billion and the operating return on sales of 9.6 percent was at the upper end of the strategic target...
Public Sector is One of Middle East’s Largest Producers of Big Data
Technology & IT | Thursday 12 March, 2015 1:54 pm
As the Middle East’s public sector is one of the largest producers of Big Data, government agencies need to train staff in Big Data analytics to deliver enhanced citizen services, industry experts announced today.In the Internet of Things era, global cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) connections...
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. ...
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...
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...
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...
Bayt.com Named Among Top 10 Best Places to Work in Asia
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 10:28 am
Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading career site, has been named among the top 10 Best Small and Medium Workplaces in Asia, in the prestigious 2015 Best Workplaces in Asia awards that were announced this month. The ranking follows Bayt.com’s top-10 ranking in the Top Places to Work in the UAE...
Good performance in a challenging environment
Business & Money | Monday 9 March, 2015 12:30 pm
2014 was a successful year for Henkel. In a challenging and very competitive market environment we achieved our financial targets and made very good progress in implementing our strategy 2016,” said Henkel CEO Kasper Rorsted. “All three business units contributed with profitable organic growth...
Innovating Nonstop for Faster Digitalization
Innovating Nonstop for Faster Digitalization
Friday 3 December, 2021 9:05