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Middle East Retailers Scramble For Space In 2012 – CBRE

GCC countries face a battle for stretched retail space as regional and global players flex their muscles to gain share.

Union Properties Posts Q3 Profit Of Dhs50m

The Dubai-based developer reported profit of Dhs156 million for the nine months of the year.

UAE Approves 2013 Federal Budget, No Deficit

As per the budget, total spending for the year will be Dhs44.6 billion.

UAE’s Dana Gas Will Not Repay $920m Sukuk On Maturity

The Sharjah-based gas firm has reached a standstill agreement with bondholders, say sources.

DP World’s Terminal Volumes Drop Slightly

The world’s third-largest port operator recorded a 0.7 per cent year-on-year fall in the third quarter. Receives New Buyer, Naspers Limited

South African media group Naspers has acquired a minority stake in the Middle East e-commerce site, for a rumoured $40 million.

Emirates, Etihad Cancel Flights As Hurricane Sandy Nears

The massive hurricane is expected to hit the US east coast on Monday evening.

Gold Holds Slight Gains, But Firm US Dollar Weighs

Investors were now waiting for the US payrolls report and the US elections.

Turkey Targets $100 Billion Arab World Trade In Five Years

Turkey has good cause to be happy with its millennial decision to instigate a strategic international realignment from Europe to the Middle East, say analysts.

Expat-Owned Start-Ups Thriving In UAE

Data from government department, Dubai Internet City and a local awards highlights the success of expat-owned companies.

UAE Condemns EU Parliament Over Human Rights Resolution

The EU resolution that criticised the UAE’s human rights record was “biased and prejudiced,” said a senior minister.

15 Step Guide For Attending Conferences

Are you all conferenced-out? Read Dr Corrie Block’s 15-step guide to making friends, saving time and winning deals at your next event.

Green Tourism Gains Ground In The UAE

After years of bad headlines, the UAE is beginning to transform itself into a sanctuary for eco-tourism.

Groupon And YaDig Launch Review Partnership

New alliance will see regional website’s reviews published on global giant’s website.

GCC Women Rise Up The Ranks

Recent research proves that women business leaders improve a company’s financial performance. But is the GCC tapping its talented female workforce?

Emaar Reports 4.7% Drop In Q3 Profit

Dubai’s prominent developer reveals slight drop in Q3 revenue and profit, despite rise for January-September.

UAE’s Oil Pipeline Fully Open By Year End

The onshore pipeline will carry the majority of Abu Dhabi’s oil exports from storage fields in Fujairah.

Top 10 Eid Getaways

Gulf Business lists 10 holiday destinations you can reach within five hours by flight from Dubai.

DP World Sells Stake In Russian Firm For $230mn

Dubai Ports is selling its minority stake in Vostochnaya Stevedoring to Global Ports Investment.

Ritz-Carlton DIFC Hosts Major Arts Auction

Pieces by Renoir, Picasso and Dali to go under the hammer as the region’s art market strengthens.

Emirates NBD Sees 267% Increase In Q3 Net Profit

The Dubai-based lender saw third quarter net profit rising to Dhs640 million on lower provisioning.

Nakheel’s 9-Month Profit Nearly Doubles

The first three quarters of the year sees further recovery for Dubai’s debt-laden property developer.

Bill’s Way: Interview With SAP’s Global Co-CEO

Bill McDermott tells Alicia Buller how he made over 14 billion euros last year and why the firm will touch one billion customers by 2015.

Top 10 Trends At Gitex 2012

Gulf Business provides a round up of the Middle East’s biggest ICT event.

LIVE at Gitex 2012

Gulf Business reports live from MENA’s biggest ICT event.

Gitex: Kaspersky Plans Security Software For Nuclear Plants

The system is at the prototype stage, and the Moscow-based company is in talks with government bodies.

The Rapid Rise Of Budget Tablets

Bargain-bucket tablets are quickly outselling laptops in the UAE, say retailers.

Bahrain’s Batelco Seeks Majority Stakes In Foreign Units

Batelco currently owns Jordanian operator Umniah and 27 per cent of Yemeni mobile firm Sabafon.

Top 10 Cars Driven By CEOs

Gulf Business checks out the high-powered wheels driven by those who sit in the corner office.

Gitex: Microsoft To Launch Arabic Enabled Phone

World famous tech brand is to also launch its new Windows 8 software on October 26, with an exclusive local launch in Dubai.