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Dubai CommerCity: A dedicated free zone for global e-commerce business activities

DUBAI – Dubai CommerCity, the first dedicated e-commerce free zone in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region has begun commercial operations signalling an exciting new chapter for global e-commerce and trade. The free zone provides seamless solutions to establish businesses and integrated services to drive the growth of licenced e-commerce companies. Companies […]...Read More

DP World acquires leading US-based logistics provider

DUBAI – DP World has announced the acquisition of 100 percent of syncreon for an enterprise value of US$1.2 billion. This transaction is subject to customary completion conditions and is expected to close in second half of 2021. syncreon is a US based global logistics provider that specialises in the design and operation of complex […]...Read More

‘Moving on’: UK, EU shake hands on historic Brexit deal

Over four years post U.K.’s vote to break from the bloc, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen struck a historic deal Thursday on new Brexit trading arrangements, narrowly avoiding a disastrous no-deal, after tensions soared earlier this year. The government said it had reached a “zero tariff-zero quota deal” with the […]...Read More

Festivals galore! Dubai unveils busy 2021 stacked with events

Dubai is set to host a grand total of 19 retail festivals over the course of 2021, officials unveiled earlier this month, including a range of distinctive events, activities and experiences across the emirate to revitalise its economic and tourism sectors. The annual calendar will pan out to support businesses operating in retail and tourism, […]...Read More

Gucci flaunts wild, wild 60s with a dash of Gen Z in latest era

Gucci is revisiting 1960s handbags and other classics in its latest collection, mixing them with up-to-the-minute sneakers and logoed skateboards, as it seeks to reach a wider audience and reverse a fall in sales after years of stellar growth. With traditional fashion shows cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, designer Alessandro Michele teamed up with […]...Read More