For most startups, your unique idea is the thing that’s really going to help you grow, so you want to do everything to protect that
Al Alawi’s homegrown Dubai-based brand Nuna Atelier is getting the attention of international brands
Sebastien Pavie from Gemalto explains both the perils and potential of the Internet of Things, and how to protect sensitive data
How technological advancements could help secure the long term prosperity of the GCC
Trump’s top priority is being re-elected in 2020 and so he is trying to eliminate all factors that could threaten a recession, writes Reuters columnist John Kemp
The region is seeking to reduce the amount of solid waste going to landfills and find alternative energy sources
The shift in consumer behaviour is requiring merchants to adapt to changes that could affect their bottom line
Does the market manage you, or do you take the lead, asks Nicolai Tillisch
Dozens of planes worth hundreds of millions of dollars are stranded at airports across the kingdom, according to sources
As China seeks to build new trade corridors, the Middle East is emerging as a key connection point
Companies in the GCC are starting to implement new technologies despite the current market scenario – or possibly because of it, say experts
As the region’s biggest real estate conference opened its doors, market conditions, new launches and government reforms were top of the agenda
With the fourth edition of Dubai Design Week taking place next month, we look ahead to the increasingly popular event, and how the region’s design and architecture industries are evolving
Amid a wider government push, are private sector firms taking sustainability more seriously?
Cities in the Gulf and wider world will need to take a new approach to their smart city plans to meet the challenges of urbanisation
With privatisation plans now off the table, we investigate how close Saudi’s electric dream was to becoming a reality
With the annual Hajj pilgrimage at its core, the Gulf region’s religious tourism market has long been a thriving one. But upcoming religious attractions means the industry is looking stronger than ever
Washington is due to reimpose a first lot of economic sanctions on Iran on August 7
How the Gulf’s digital evolution can influence its neighbours across the Middle East
Angelica Carr, founder of Aim Business Coaching, explores how companies can ensure a smooth and swift transition during M&A deals
Practical advice on how to successfully digitise your company
The lifting of the female driving ban in June is symbolic in social terms, but there are wider economic benefits that could boost Saudi Arabia in many and varied ways
We look at why data breaches are in the public eye, and what the region is doing to safeguard your private details
By the end of the year, foreign business owners will be able to register onshore in the UAE with 100 per cent ownership. How will this change – and others – impact the GCC’s free zone landscape?
Kuwait’s oil dependent economy has struggled to keep pace with developments in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, but with a growing non-oil economy and ambitious development plans, the Gulf state could be turning a corner
The rapid technological advances of recent years have changed the face of the region’s logistics and supply chain sector
Workers in Gulf Cooperation Council cities receive among the most vacation days in the world
Following a series of major changes relating to taxation, legislation and economic performance over the last 12 months, Gulf Business explores how the regional pay packet has been impacted
The GCC’s travel and tourism industry is continually in flux, and set for some big changes in the coming months
As digital payments continue to close the gap on cash across the GCC, what is the future of payments in the region?
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