Karl Hougaard shares the top businesses to star in the UAE in 2023

Top businesses to start in the UAE in 2023

The UAE offers a variety of business opportunities, both on and offline, for entrepreneurs looking to start new ventures in 2023

Mohammad Al Falasi AVP Emirates Flight Catering

Interview: Mohammad Al Falasi, assistant vice president, Emirates Flight Catering

Emirates Flight Catering’s AVP tells us about the company’s diversification plans including private event catering, its focus on sustainability and the growing popularity of Emirati cuisine

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Middle East CEOs confident about economic growth in 2023, finds PwC survey

According to the survey, 61 per cent of Middle East CEOs expect regional economic growth to improve in 2023 and are ‘very confident’ about prospects for business revenue growth over the next three years

Rana Abu Nemeh shares her insight on COP28

COP28: Lead the charge against climate change

It is estimated that COP28 will have participation from more than 80,000 delegates, including 140 heads of state and government

Better benefits can give UAE firms an edge in global battle for talent

Better benefits can give UAE firms an edge in global battle for talent

Workplace savings, unemployment insurance, and education allowances are among the top benefits sought by employees

wealth management trends - Abdulmohsin Al Omran, founder and CEO, The Family Office,

How is wealth management faring across the GCC?

Abdulmohsin Al Omran, founder and CEO, The Family Office, gives Gulf Business the lowdown

Antonio Gonzalez - Chairman and CEO Sunset Hospitality Group

Sunset Hospitality Group’s Antonio Gonzalez on the company’s big plans for 2023

The chairman and CEO of Sunset Hospitality Group shares how SHG is planning to reach a total of 60 venues locally and internationally within the next 12 months

Phishing

New hires may spark increase in phishing attacks in 2023, predicts Mimecast

Experts from Mimecast share key insights into the threat landscape

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India’s gem, jewellery exports up by 8.26% after CEPA with UAE: GJEPC

Delegations from the UAE are attending the India International Jewellery Show and the India Gem and Jewellery Machinery Expo in Mumbai

Insights: Three lesser-known reasons why startups fail

With the right focus and partners along with right information about potential pitfalls, a business can survive in the face of challenges

Alan O'Neill

Alan’s Corner: Four cultures of leadership and how to adapt to them

Individuals bring different leadership styles to the job based on past experiences in other organisations

Mark-Ackerman-area-VP-for-MEA

Insights: Adding the human touch to AI for better customer experience

Artificial intelligence models can actively mine customer interactions for ideas on how to improve products, services and experiences

Akram-Bouchenaki CEO Abdul Latif Jameel Health

Five ways how healthcare technology is influencing modern medical care

There’s a growing commitment to leverage the potential of healthcare technologies for better patient outcomes and more equitable access to care

Israel

Calev’s Newsroom: Israel, India and UAE forge a new trade route

There are many facets of economic integration and growth contained within the Israel-India-UAE triangle

How life sciences will define the next chapter in the Middle East transformation story

Life science companies are in a unique position to work with local governments to support capacity-building around early diagnosis and treatment

Dharmendra Hiranandani, senior manager, Bain & Company

How is the Middle East gearing up to combat climate change?

Dharmendra Hiranandani, senior manager, Bain & Company tells us what steps are being taken by the private sector for enhancing the region’s solar energy and sustainable fuel initiatives

Circle

Alan’s Corner: How do you conduct performance coaching?

Performance coaching can improve team collaboration, lead to happier employees and identify areas for improvement – for employees and the overall business

Why Dubai continues to cement its position as a must visit destination?

Why Dubai continues to cement its position as a must visit destination?

We spoke to Fareed Abdelrahman, managing director, Retail Destinations, Dubai Holding Asset Management (DHAM), about changing consumer demands and what they mean for Dubai’s tourism and retail

Everdome rocket launch

‘Everdome story is a journey from near-future spaceport’, says COO Jeremy

Jeremy Lopez tells Gulf Business about their presence at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and the success of Everdome’s maiden rocket launch

Interview: Ranjit Phillipose, General manager at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai, strengthens the Taj brand portfolio in the UAE and complements the other two city hotels as an upscale luxury resort.

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What is the future of luxury e-commerce?

Consumers are increasingly expecting to interact with their favourite brands online, and it is predicted that 25 per cent of luxury purchases will be made through the web in the next three years

Explainer: Is proptech the future of real estate?

Jad Antoun, CEO and co-founder of Huspy tells Gulf Business about the key proptech trends and how his company plans to change home-buying experience for customers

Sachin Kerur, Managing Partner, Middle East, Reed Smith

How UAE is building an ecosystem for business development?

The slew of developments that we have seen in the UAE on a legislative and regulatory level in various industries are further proof of the government’s support for the business community

Islamic Finance 2022-2023: Same constraints, new opportunities

S&P Global Ratings expects stronger economic growth in core Islamic finance countries and will boost industry assets about 10 per cent during 2022–2023

Apoorv Sood, VP Global Business Development & Partnerships, WebEngage

What does the future hold for customer engagement and loyalty?

Businesses will have to go beyond the traditional norms today if they want to keep their customers engaged tomorrow

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How public-private partnerships can power the next phase of the UAE healthcare sector

A world-class healthcare sector requires that all players collaborate wherever synergies are found and leverage one another’s strengths to meet the challenges of tomorrow

SME Story: Interview with Dr Walid Saad, CEO, World of Farming

SME Story: Interview with Dr Walid Saad, CEO, World of Farming

Since launching earlier this year, we successfully completed the first prototype of our patent-pending circular farming methodology, that uses our artificially intelligent tracking software technology

Loreal Middle east MD interview

Interview: L’Oréal’s Laurent Duffier on the business of beauty

The MD of L’Oréal Middle East talks about transformative trends, Beauty tech, sustainability and the future of beauty

Benjamin Mouflard (CEO) and Vinicius Rodrigues (CTO) of ChatFood tell us how their company's mission is to empower hospitality businesses

SME Story: Interview with the founders of Chatfood

Benjamin Mouflard (CEO) and Vinicius Rodrigues (CTO) of ChatFood tell us how their company’s mission is to empower hospitality businesses

Bringing more women into workforce is critical for gender parity

Despite different starting points and cultural contexts, every country has an opportunity to bring more women into the workforce, in order to meet talent needs and advance women’s empowerment