Dubai: The Shopper’s Paradise

As malls in Dubai announce massive expansion plans, experts express no concerns and say shoppers will come.

Is The Property Market Back?

The UAE’s main property developers posted gains in Q1 2012. But are we really out of the woods?

MENA M&A Market Rebounds

The regional merger and acquisition (M&A) market bottomed out last year, say experts.

THE 99: Inspired Thinking

Alicia Buller has breakfast with clinical psychologist and creator of THE 99 comic, Dr. Naif Al Mutawa.

Getting Ahead In Your Career

Further education and soft skill management will help boost your chances of promotion, say experts.

Why Internships Help Your Business

Offering work experience will raise your company profile, says Nicola Tanner, founder of Smart People Coaching.

Exclusive: Infosys Boss K. V. Kamath

In a rare interview, the Infosys chairman discusses why India’s economy will triumph adversity.

A Winning Combination

Managing a company is all about building up team spirit, says Christophe Chenut, CEO of Lacoste.

Gulf Tablets Set To Soar

Out of all handheld consumer technology, tablets have the most glittering future, say experts.

Courting Appeal

Dubai’s financial court is revving up efforts to become the home to international dispute hearings.

BT Expands MENA Presence

The UK-based telco sets its sights on the region’s young and growing population.

UAE Banks Falling Short – Experts

UAE banks will have to stop ‘yesteryear’ practices if they are to survive future competition.

Scaling Green Heights

In between climbing mountains and running his eco-friendly travel company, Omar Samra has a chat with Aarti Nagraj.

How To Get Your Boss To Say ‘Yes’

If you really want something, put your heart into it, writes Dr. Tommy Weir, advisor on emerging market leadership.

A Wing And A Prayer

Strata, Abu Dhabi’s aerospace parts manufacturer has become a worldwide name in just two years.

ME Holds $500m In Start-Up Funds

Regional investors are ready to provide up to half a billion dollars to promote new businesses in the Middle East, say industry experts.

Ten Steps For Your Personal Brand

Define yourself according to your own unique strengths, says Marissa Woods, the CEO of style consultancy Image Factor.

SME Utopia?

The UAE only needs to make small changes to become a paradise for small businesses, says Nigel Sillitoe, MD of Insight Discovery

Iran Could Survive Sanctions

Tightening sanctions against Iran look set to shrink its economy but it won’t be a knock-out blow.

Political Risks To Watch In KSA

Changes in the royal line have raised questions about the direction and pace of gradual economic and social reforms.

The Islamic And Conventional War

In the battle for customers during the recession, conventional and Shariah-compliant banks have sharpened their game.

Prince Alwaleed: The World Is Not Enough

Exclusive: The founder of Kingdom Holding Company on plans, power and profits.

Bagging The World

Sibylle Schoen, CEO of luxury brand Aigner, tells Aarti Nagraj the story behind her success.

Tim Hortons Hot For The UAE

Alicia Buller catches up with Paul House, executive chairman of iconic Canadian cafe, Tim Hortons

Google Growing In MENA

Gulf Business attends Google’s groupie day in Dubai and chats with managing director, Ari Kesisoglu.

GCC Railways On Track?

Billion-dollar railway projects are finally gaining momentum in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.

Gulf Banks Shut Out US Clients

Obama’s intrusive regulations are simply too much trouble.

Dark Clouds Over Lebanese Banks

The turmoil in the Arab region will affect Beirut’s financial sector, says Matein Khalid, fund manager in a royal investment office.

Leading In the Fast Lane

An engaged workforce will help you get ahead in 2012, says Dr. Tommy Weir, advisor on emerging market leadership.

Testing Breakeven Oil Prices

As GCC governments’ budgets soar, so do breakeven oil prices.