The original owners of NKD Pizza in the UAE have ended their franchise agreement and are now launching Freedom Pizza. The carry out and delivery business will be operational immediately with five stores across Dubai, a 237-strong team, 127 delivery drivers and an unrivaled average delivery time of 23... Read more
Industry leaders and key-players gather to witness trailblazing discussions about the future of SMEs in Oman. Oman’s biggest ever initiative dedicated to the thriving SME sector – The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship conference, was held today, with a host of industry leading speakers from the Sultanate’s SME and a vibrant... Read more
The Prime Minister of New Zealand the Rt Hon John Key urged the implementation of a New Zealand-GCC Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to boost trade and economic cooperation between New Zealand and the UAE. The Prime Minister attended the UAE-New Zealand Business Seminar held at Dubai Chamber’s head office, on... Read more
Tejar Dubai entrepreneurship development programme, a Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiative, in cooperation with the Dubai Design and Fashion Council, hosted a workshop entitled ‘Entrepreneurship in Design and Fashion’ at the Dubai Ladies Club. The workshop’s objective was to introduce young Emiratis to the entrepreneurial potential of... Read more
Dubai Exports recently opened its overseas offices in Brazil, Russia and Germany as part of its strategic plan to link local companies to key export markets. The new offices were opened in line with the directives of the Economic Development Committee of the Dubai Executive Council to enhance the emirate’s... Read more
The Entertainer has announced that its first franchises are now operational in Malta and Athens. The Dubai-based company already has products for 15 countries and launched its franchise model last year, with Malta signing up in late 2014 and Athens joining the company in February this year. The first Entertainer Malta... Read more

Etisalat announced that it will boost broadband by another 50 per cent for its customers subscribed to fixed business bundled propositions, at no extra cost

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The Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), an initiative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has launched a new enterprise to support the development of young arbitrators in the Middle East and North Africa region, titled ‘DIAC 40/Young Practitioners Group’. The initiative, which is open to all young practitioners... Read more
The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) hosted Iqraa during its April Network Majlis on ‘Arabic for Successful Business’. Yousef Omar, Director of Studies, Iqraa, and Clare Woodcraft, CEO, Emirates Foundation, provided key insights on how language skills can enhance a better and successful business environment in working in the... Read more
Francorp Middle East will hold its one-day franchising event on April 15, 2015 at JW Marriott Hotel, Kuwait, and will feature the company’s F&B and retail franchises that are looking for the right franchise partners in Kuwait: Champion Cleaners, London Fish & Chips, Filli Café, 800 Pizza and Saladicious.    The event, catering to... Read more