Articles


  1. Emerging Mobility Trends in Middle East

    Middle East Automotive Industry Undergoing Major Transformation: The global automotive industry is in the midst of a revolution, and the Middle East (ME) is no exception to it. Megatrends, such as shared mobility, electrification, connectivity ...read more

  2. Is your business vegan-ready?

    Have you recently been to a restaurant and encountered an entire section devoted to vegan food options? Or while out shopping, are you finding retail shelves suddenly filled with vegan options for cosmetic and personal ...read more

  3. Digital Procurement: A Direct Materials Perspective

    Over the past few years, digital transformation has become a buzzword that has infiltrated organizational departments, including procurement. Implementation of digital technologies is considered a top priority for most CPOs in mid-to-large scale organizations. While ...read more

  1. Deodorants and Antiperspirants Market is on the Rise

    A deodorant is a personal hygiene product applied to the body to prevent body odour. Antiperspirant prevents sweating by reducing moisture on the skin where perspiration-causing bacteria thrive. Deodorants and antiperspirants are available in market ...read more

  2. Heat-Resistant Paints Market on Exciting Growth Path

    Heat-resistant paints or coatings are specially manufactured to withstand extremely high temperatures for longer durations. These paints do not degrade quickly compared to their normal counterparts and are resistant to high temperature, heat and thermal ...read more

  1. Expect Sturdy Growth in the GCC’s Education Sector

    Most oil-exporting Arab states face the analogous challenges of fostering inclusive growth and creating job opportunities. The present slump in oil prices has exacerbated these challenges. Given the facts, economic diversification could be a viable ...read more

  2. Investing in Saudi’s Consumer Staples

    Consumer Staples, prized for their slow but steady growth in investment portfolios, are generating higher alpha than ever before.They’ve not only been more resilient to the usual market headwinds but also have tremendous p ...read more

  3. Dubai – A Rising Star of Medical Tourism

    A number of significant investments as well as several favorable factors have made Dubai a medical tourism hotspot in the GCC region.In November 2013, the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) chose Dubai as the host ...read more

  1. Are business valuation approaches lagging behind?

    The finance world has been using the same methods to value businesses for a long time now. While the business world has changed significantly, valuation approaches remain the same. The changes in business environment and ...read more

  2. What 2017 Looks Like for Indian Start-up Valuations

    India’s start-up ecosystem savored 2015. Several dominant consumer driven tech-startups (such as e-commerce portals, food-tech sites, online marketplaces, and aggregators) enjoyed soaring valuations. 2016 was another story however. Although plenty of bright ideas and big dreams w ...read more

  1. Smart Beta — Innovation, Meet Opportunity

    The tech bubble wiped out an estimated $30 trillion of wealth. The credit crisis that followed soon after further shook investor confidence in the markets. As a result, investors shifted from active management and hedge funds ...read more

  2. Robo-Advisors — Innovation in a Time of ETFs

    Automated solutions can now provide investment advice at costs ranging between 0.15% - 0.50% as compared to the usual 1% fee that traditional investment advisors charge. What started off as experiments in providing low-cost investment advisory tools ...read more