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UAE real estate is a good inflation bet

August 02, 2022

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Evolving Food & Beverages Landscape in Saudi Arabia

June 28, 2022

With technology plays a significant role in today's food and beverage market, KSA F&B firms must integrate and adapt to meet the needs of their customers.

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Emergence of Cloud Kitchens in the UAE

June 15, 2022

The Cloud Kitchen model in the UAE has become quite popular owing to lower investment and higher margins compared to Traditional Restaurants

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GCC Logistics Sector: 2022 Outlook & Opportunities

May 18, 2022

GCC Logistics sector offers immense potential for growth. Article discusses the opportunities & challenges in GCC logistics sector.

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Five Digital Shifts Impacting KSA Banks

March 17, 2022

KSA is witnessing digitalization of banking at a faster pace and we have listed 5 important digital shifts and their impact on KSA banks.

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Excel Model to assess interest rate impact on Kuwait banks

February 22, 2022

Impact of interest rate hike on Kuwaiti banks profitability

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Excel Model to assess interest rate impact on Saudi Banks

February 16, 2022

Impact of interest rate hike on Saudi banks profitability

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The Middle East Is Looking to Dominate the Hydrogen Race

October 19, 2021

GCC countries have the potential to lead the hydrogen race

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Dubai World 2010 to China Evergrande Group 2021; Looking Beyond Leverage

September 29, 2021

China Evergrande real estate crisis and its similarity with Dubai World crisis

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Private sector participation in Saudi Healthcare picks up pace

September 28, 2021

Saudi healthcare sector gaining momentum with greater private sector participation in its healthcare sector and improve competency of its healthcare.

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Changing consumer habits amid COVID-19 accelerates decline of Saudi Arabia bank branches

September 20, 2021

Saudi Bank Branches - The number of branches had been on a year-on-year declining trend since Q3 2020, with the current quarter posting the highest decline.

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Profits at UAE's major lenders reached USD 4 billion in H1 2021

September 12, 2021

Profits at the four largest UAE banks rose during the first half of 2021 after an improvement in the operating environment led to lower loan-loss provisions, rise in non-interest income and improvement in operating efficiency.

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Kuwait Luxury Retail – Evolving amid COVID-19

September 06, 2021

Kuwait boasts the presence of several major luxury brands. Ranking 13th in the world in terms of per capita GDP, its affluent and brand conscious population, young demography, and a growing population position Kuwait’s luxury retail market favorably.

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Saudi Arabia eases regulation to support SMEs and Entrepreneurs

August 25, 2021

Saudi Arabia will exempt small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from commerce fees register for three years as the country p

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Landscape of valuation services in GCC

June 23, 2021

Interview with Mr. M. R. Raghu, CEO, Marmore MENA Intelligence

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Why business and market intelligence important for GCC corporates?

June 07, 2021

Interview with Mr. M. R. Raghu, CEO, Marmore MENA Intelligence

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GCC retail sector in the post-covid world: Bound for a “K” shaped recovery

May 30, 2021

While the overall consumer and retail sector has been adversely affected by the pandemic, it has been a mixed of bag of challenges with fewer opportunities.

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UAE’s 100% foreign ownership will boost investor confidence, cut cost of operations

May 25, 2021

The UAE’s announcement of 100 per cent foreign ownership across the board effective June 1, is touted as game changing and a master stroke.

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How can GCC Banks reset for growth beyond COVID-19?

May 04, 2021

GCC Banking Industry - How can GCC Banks reset for growth beyond COVID-19?

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Islamic Retail Asset Management

December 24, 2020

Islamic finance could soon find itself in the mainstream as younger demographic cohorts, push values-based investing.

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COVID-19 derails traditional Kuwait retailers

October 14, 2020

Has COVID-19 derailed the progress made by Kuwait's retail industry in the past few year?

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