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

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

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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

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

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

How biotechnology and life sciences are fuelling UAE’s healthcare ambitions

Role of biotechnology and life sciences in UAE’s healthcare ambitions

AI, advanced data management and security privacy have played a fundamental role in reimagining the future of healthcare

Maya Prabhu is the MD, head of Wealth Advisory for the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, JP Morgan

Creating a consistent approach to sustainable family businesses

UAE recently launched a programme that aims to double family-owned businesses’ contribution to the nation’s GDP to $320bn by 2032

Nurcin Erdogan Loffler

‘For innovative thinking, most fundamental part is trust’

Why fostering a culture of innovation is the best strategy for the future of your business?

What factors have led to surge in food prices?

Increasing food costs have pushed inflation higher and remain a pain point for both food and beverage companies and consumers

Is MVP outsourcing right for your tech startup?

Is MVP outsourcing right for your tech startup?

We explore the pros and cons of outsourcing a minimum viable product for your company

How Dubai Metaverse Assembly gave us a glimpse of the future?

How Dubai Metaverse Assembly gave us a glimpse of the future?

Dubai Metaverse Assembly explored how revolutionary technology can be deployed across vital sectors to create a better future

Hani Weiss Majid Al Futtaim CEO

How customer-centric technology is reshaping retail industry

Hani Weiss is the CEO at Majid Al Futtaim Retail, we spoke to him about how under a strategy of omnichannel retail, the challenges of digital transformation can be turned into opportunities

Alan’s corner: What it takes to be a strong leader?

In being good leaders they are also being great followers

Three ways Fintech is transforming everyday life

What are the three ways fintech is transforming everyday life?

Technology has altered practically every aspect of our lives and nowhere is this more evident than in fintech, particularly payments

Alan’s corner: Six characteristics that make a great leader

Effective strategies and leadership skills go a long way

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Why hybrid events are a win-win for organisers and attendees?

Companies are also learning that virtual events require the same high-quality production that is used to make broadcast TV events

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Why cashback is a powerful tool to drive customer loyalty

Cashback is a growing trend among retailers and consumers where the former gets increased revenue and latter some future savings

Davos 2022: High-level representation from the Middle East

From a regional perspective, the Middle East was well represented with the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain officials participating

85% of job seekers in UAE feel their roles can be performed remotely – survey

Nearly 21 per cent of job applicants also said that they had relocated since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic

Five social media marketing tips for beginners

It’s never too late to get onto social media and leverage the power of those platforms

Cover story: The key regional investment trends focusing on the wealth of the future

The pandemic has further emphasised the need for diversification among investors, reveal AIX Investment Group’s board advisor Fadi Dabbagh and senior financial advisor Khalid El-Mikhi

Globe-trotters pledge to fly less to help climate

People now think giving up flying would be one of the easiest things they could do to cut their carbon footprint

Five strategies for regional firms to grow their online business

From creating a mobile friendly platform to leveraging the power of social media, an online business can use several means to boost its presence

How business leaders can best manage a dispersed workforce

It is vital for business leaders to model the kind of behaviour that they want to see in their staff

Yves Bonzon is the group chief investment officer at Julius Baer

Five macro trends set to shape the next decade

From the end of the neoliberal era to policy intervention, these are the macro economic trends expected to mark the biggest future shifts in the economy

Generation Z: How should brands target and engage them?

What you need to know to ensure the future of your brand’s survival

Blockchain app may solve Covid-19 virus passport puzzle

Blockchain technology will help create digital vaccination certificates

Growing environmental concerns of increasing electronic waste

The increased use of electronic devices has led to an incredible amount of e-waste that merits urgent attention

Emails

How best to counter an overwhelming email culture to spur productivity

An excessive email culture is leading to a loss in productivity. Here’s how you can deal with it