Food on-demand: In conversation with
Abdulhamid Al Omar, CEO of, on his company’s growing appetite… Talabat recently crossed the 100,000 order milestone. How would you describe your journey so far? We were naturally very proud when we hit that 100,000 order milestone last month. Initially, Talabat was established by young Kuwaiti entrepreneurs, and... Read more
Doing Business in Oman

Doing Business in Oman

Featured February 11, 2016

Oman has become a preferred destination for businesses looking to expand their horizons and build their branch network. The country’s improving infrastructure, ease of doing business and environment of untapped opportunities have attracted a range of investors, business owners and entrepreneurs. In the following feature, we shed light on... Read more

MENA leads in cybersecurity

News February 24, 2015

According to a recent survey by information technology professionals, businesses and government leaders in the Middle East and North Africa are ahead of other parts of the world in setting cybersecurity as a priority. The survey, commissioned by Raytheon Company and titled “Global Megatrends in Cybersecurity 2015,” revealed that... Read more

Opportunity or minefield?

Legal September 14, 2014 0

Spotlight on the linkage between manufacturer and local distributor

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Enhancing Bahraini entrepreneurs
Recently, an initiative was launched to support young Bahraini entrepreneurs and help them turn their projects into a successful business. The initiative called Intalqa (start-up) is a brainchild of the Nasser bin Hamad Foundation. A series of programmes will be launched under the initiative, which will develop and encourage the Bahraini... Read more
The seventh most influential city
Forbes has named Dubai among the world’s top 10 most influential cities in the world. Dubai gained the seventh ranking and has outdone other metropolitan areas like Beijing, Los Angeles, Sydney, San Francisco Bay Area and Toronto. London earns the top rank, followed by New York, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo and... Read more
Survey reveals job market growth
The most recent Middle East and North Africa Job Index released by and YouGov revealed that 44 per cent of companies in the UAE are looking into hiring in the next three months. The survey also found that 64 per cent of these companies will be hiring up... Read more

The online portal recently conducted a ‘Ramadan in the MENA Workplace’ poll revealing interesting insights on the business climate in the region

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The 7th Middle East and North Africa Corporate Governance Conference will be held from November 24 to 25, 2013 at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai, UAE.

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The changing needs of small and medium-sized enterprises throughout the Middle East, Africa and Turkey to be addressed at Avaya’s eight-city customer roadshow. With more than 10 million small and medium-sized enterprises driving the growth of GDPs across the wider Middle East region, Avaya, a provider of business communications... Read more