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Samsung’s Exploding Scandal in Numbers (Infographic)

2016 has been a bit of an unfortunate year for Samsung. The smartphone brand has been faced with bad press left, right and centre. Batteries on their new device, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 started bursting into flames. In September, they…

GCC Women Striving Professionally, but Expect Employment Difficulties

In light of the upcoming Arab Women in Leadership and Business Summit, Oxford Strategic Consulting compiled key findings from its GCC Employment Reports 2016 to help shed light on female aspirations and employment views across the region. The reports, which…

MAGNiTT Report: State of MENA Startups 2016

One year since their launch, MAGNiTT are proud to release statistics on the#STATEOFMENASTARTUPS through an informative infographic. About MAGNiTT: MAGNiTT is an online platform to help the MENA ecosystem connect. It is aimed towards entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem supporters and service providers….

New York University Abu Dhabi to Host a Local Edition of the Hult Prize

College Sophomore Diego Sandoval recently announced that New York University Abu Dhabi has been selected to host a local edition of the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses. The annual Hult Prize…

Get It Right: 11 Personal Branding Tips for Job Seekers (Infographic)

Nowadays, a CV alone won’t do the trick for most businesses. When you’re trying to get your foot in the door, personal branding can mean the difference between whether that door gets opened, or slammed in your face. And it’s not…

Exclusive: Robert De Niro Visits Dubai to Promote Projects in Antigua and Barbuda

Robert De Niro is expected to arrive in Dubai next week… and this time he means business. The veteran actor and producer (and venture capitalist) is one of many Hollywood A-listers to become involved in the Caribbean tourism industry in…

Antigua and Barbuda Set to Become an Investment Hub for Middle East Investors

The twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda is a classic example of a Caribbean island – sunny, bright, covered with sparkling white sand and shimmering water. With a penchant for the lush and the plush, the sun soaked twin-islands have…

Gulf Related’s Al Maryah Central 50% Leased, with 7 New Restaurants Opening in the Galleria

Gulf Related today announced that Al Maryah Central is now 50% leased, with over 785,000 square-feet of signed leases, in a significant milestone for the development. Over 60 more brands have been secured with leading retailers including Dubai Holding Group,…

Dr Liam Fox MP Reiterates Strong Economic Bonds Between UAE and UK post-Brexit at Capital Club Dubai

On 23 June 2016, the UK held a nationwide referendum which resulted in the shock decision to leave the European Union.  Before the vote, Dr Liam Fox MP had visited Capital Club Dubai, the leading Private Members’ Club in the…

Swedish Technology Company Anima Launches Kronaby

The Swedish technology company Anima announced the release date of Kronaby, a new contemporary watch brand. The first Kronaby watch will see the light on 26th January 2017 and will be available for exclusive pre-ordering within the European Union, at www.kronaby.com. The…

Starting from the Bottom: The First Job of 12 Iconic Leaders (Infographic)

It’s not about where you start, it’s about where you ultimately get! – Mohamed Amine Belarbi Ever wondered how Obama started his journey to become the president of the United States? Like the rest of us, and many other iconic…

Productivity Tips: 10 Reasons To Let Your Employees Take Naps At Work (Infographic)

In most jobs, sleeping while in the office is a sure way to land yourself in trouble. Well, at least that’s how things have always worked, until now. An increasing number of businesses have actually started to encourage mid-day naps to allow employees to recharge and…

Young Entrepreneurs Series: Chat With Ismail Rachdaoui

In this new series, we will be highlighting various young entrepreneurs from the Arab World who are passionate about technology and making a difference. We caught up with Ismail Rachdaoui, a young Moroccan entrepreneur, change maker and Tech enthusiast to discuss nextwi, a startup…

7 Negotiation Techniques That Will Make You Invincible (infographic)

Many of times we end up compromising too quickly, ending up in a situation that we didn’t really want to be in. Negotiation can be difficult, but with a few simple-to-implement tips, we can end up with an outcome we’re…

10 Ways To Successfully Manage A Team Remotely (Infographic)

Many of us now work on a regular basis with colleagues dispersed across different buildings, cities, countries and even continents, however, managing a team that’s spread out in this way can present huge challenges, even for the most experienced bosses….

Where Do The World’s Most Successful People Go On Vacation? (Infographic)

We all need a break from work and we wondered where some of the world’s richest and most successful people travel to when taking a holiday. From Mark Zuckerberg to Bill Gates, if you want to bump into the world’s greatest,…

Champagne De Watère Wins the Prestigious Great Gold medal at IWGA 2016

The results of the International Wine Guide Awards 2016 are out and Champagne De Watère won the prestigious Great Gold medal for both of their Champagnes! Great Gold is only awarded when Gold is not sufficient and rarely occurs. This year,…

Get Your Copy Now | The Art of the Grind: What They Don’t Teach You in College

Preface The academic world taught you that all you needed to learn about life was inside your textbooks, that a clean academic record was your sure path to success, a good job and a happy life. They taught you that…

Shock “Brexit” Vote Sparks Immediate Discussion on UAE-UK Trade at Capital Club Dubai

In the immediate aftermath of the historic decision taken by the British electorate, on 23 June, to sever their country’s ties with the European Union, Capital Club Dubai hosted a packed debate for British expats and UAE business leaders, on…

Project Management Insights: The Difference Between Success and Failure for SMEs

If you’re running your own business, the chances are that you work in a high-pressure environment – particularly when it’s your own money at stake. Entrepreneurs and small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners are increasingly managing their own projects (at…