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Bank Audi Consolidated Activity Highlights as at End-March 2017
April 27, 2017

Bank Audi Consolidated Activity Highlights as at End-March 2017

The Lebanese economy witnessed a slight improvement in the first quarter of 2017 relative to the same period of 2016, as confirmed by the real sector indicators. The 11% growth in real imports in the first two months, adjusted for currency fluctuations and oil prices, suggests an improving demand for goods, as imports represent...

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Mr Saad Azhari Chairman and General Manager, BLOM Bank Opening Remarks as Panel Chair Panel 2: Global Economic Trends BIFEX 2017: Brand Lebanon: Boosting Prosperity 12-2 pm, 26 April 2017 BIEL, Beirut, Lebanon
April 26, 2017

Mr Saad Azhari Chairman and General Manager, BLOM Bank Opening Remarks as Panel Chair Panel 2: Global Economic Trends BIFEX 2017: Brand Lebanon: Boosting Prosperity 12-2 pm, 26 April 2017 BIEL, Beirut, Lebanon

Hello everyone, and welcome to Panel 2 on Global Economic Trends. My name is Saad Azhari, Chairman and General Manager of BLOM Bank; and before I present a few opening remarks on the subject of this Panel, I would like to thank the Lebanese Franchise Association and its President Mr Charles Arbid on this excellent and timely...

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Mastercard Start Path Global Startups Forecast a Fintech Future
April 19, 2017

Mastercard Start Path Global Startups Forecast a Fintech Future

Today, Mastercard announced opening door for startups applications to Start Path Global program – the company’s global initiative to support innovative later-stage startups who are reshaping the future of commerce.   The program is open to startups across all regions who are rethinking banking and payments and have...

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Mike Tyson Announces the Internatioanl Launch of the  Mike Tyson Academy in Dubai
April 19, 2017

Mike Tyson Announces the Internatioanl Launch of the Mike Tyson Academy in Dubai

Global boxing icon Mike Tyson, who held the undisputed world heavyweight championship and record of being the youngest boxer to win the WBA, WBC and IBF heavyweight titles at the impressive age of 20 years, has announced that he has chosen Dubai for the official announcement of his new business venture, a franchise of fitness...

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Panasonic appoints new Managing Director for Middle East & Africa
April 19, 2017

Panasonic appoints new Managing Director for Middle East & Africa

Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa, one of the global technology leaders, has announced the appointment of its new Managing Director Hiroki (Harris) Soejima, who took charge effective April 2nd 2017. With an association of more than 33 years with the brand, Soejima brings with him rich and varied experience having...

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adidas lands in Tripoli
April 18, 2017

adidas lands in Tripoli

In a trendsetting initiative, adidas, one of the global leaders in the sporting goods industry, opened a new retail concept in Tripoli, Lebanon North. Proving to go as far as needed to satisfy its growing clientele across Lebanon, adidas organized a launch event that took place on April 7 in Tripoli’s Nadim el Jiser Street,...

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BMW Group sales record best-ever March and first quarter
April 17, 2017

BMW Group sales record best-ever March and first quarter

BMW Group sales achieved their best-ever March, with sales in the month totalling 254,862, a 5.9% increase year-on-year. It was also a record first quarter with sales of the BMW Group’s three premium brands, BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, increasing by 5.3%; a total of 587,237 vehicles have been delivered to customers around the...

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SWISS-BELHOTEL INTERNATIONAL FIRMS UP PRESENCE IN  MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA & INDIA WITH APPOINTMENT OF  LAURENT A. VOIVENEL AS SENIOR VP
April 17, 2017

SWISS-BELHOTEL INTERNATIONAL FIRMS UP PRESENCE IN MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA & INDIA WITH APPOINTMENT OF LAURENT A. VOIVENEL AS SENIOR VP

In the region’s most high profile appointment, global hospitality group Swiss-Belhotel International has named Laurent A. Voivenel as Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India. This strategic announcement comes well in time for Arabian Travel Market 2017 where Swiss-Belhotel...

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KHAADI opens the doors of its latest store in Deira City Dubai
April 12, 2017

KHAADI opens the doors of its latest store in Deira City Dubai

Prominent Pakistani fashion retail brand, KHAADI, opened the doors of its newest outlet in Dubai at the Deira City Centre on  6th of April. The new outlet is part of the brand’s expansion plans in the UAE and serves the brand’s mission of spreading the exquisite and artistic design philosophy of KHAADI in the country....

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Boehringer Ingelheim Middle East and North Africa (MENA) achieved a sales growth of 16% in 2016
April 11, 2017

Boehringer Ingelheim Middle East and North Africa (MENA) achieved a sales growth of 16% in 2016

The research-driven pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim can look back on a successful financial year. Net sales increased in all businesses. At the same time, Boehringer Ingelheim completed the transformation of the company as planned in 2016, and will in future focus on human pharmaceuticals, animal health and...

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