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Alabbar's Noon.com set to launch The $1bn launch, with financial backing from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, has been beta-testing its site for the past two months and finalising launch plans.

Alabbar's Noon.com set to launch "within weeks"

The much-anticipated launch of Mohamed Alabbar’s ecommerce venture Noon.com is “just weeks away”, sources familiar with the matter have confirmed.

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JAFZA looks to strengthen cooperation with US firms

JAFZA looks to strengthen cooperation with US firms

Jebel Ali Free Zone has organised a business forum for US companies operating in the free zone to strengthen cooperation and to explore opportunities in a range of major sectors in the Middle East and African regions.
 
DP World remains optimistic despite Trump's actions

DP World remains optimistic despite Trump's actions

DP World is optimistic about growth in emerging markets, undeterred by US President Donald Trump's pursuit of protectionist trade policies.
 
Details of QE2 renovation in Dubai revealed

Details of QE2 renovation in Dubai revealed

After months of speculation regarding a gradual increase in activity aboard the Queen Elizabeth II in Dubai’s Port Rashid, Al Shafa Construction company has finally gone public with details of the project.
 
Kale Logistics enters GCC with office in Dubai South

Kale Logistics enters GCC with office in Dubai South

Kale Logistics Solutions, which provides technology solutions to the logistics industry, has increased its international presence with its expansion into the GCC market.
 

 

Tristar supports safety campaigns in Dubai and Sohar

Tristar supports safety campaigns in Dubai and Sohar

In support of Gulf Traffic Week, the Tristar Group is organizing three safety-related campaigns this month starting with the pedestrian safety initiative of the RTA.
 
Gulftainer deploys new terminal operating system

Gulftainer deploys new terminal operating system

Gulftainer has announced the successful implementation of a state-of-the-art Marine and Container Handling (MACH) Terminal Operating System (TOS), marking a major technology upgrade for the company.
 
Schmidt Middle East launches operations in Kizad

Schmidt Middle East launches operations in Kizad

Schmidt’s 22,000 square metres facility in KIZAD includes a warehouse and 9 silo bunker storage.
 
Dubai South inaugurates new Business Centre

Dubai South inaugurates new Business Centre

Dubai South has launched a new Business Centre to meet market demand and support the growth of innovative start-ups and SMEs in the country.
 
Dubai Silicon Oasis receives hybrid Volkswagens

Dubai Silicon Oasis receives hybrid Volkswagens

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, has received two Golf GTE plug-in hybrid models from Al Nabooda Automobiles.
 
Food and beverage sector in Jafza grows by over 22%

Food and beverage sector in Jafza grows by over 22%

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) has posted a 22.5% growth in foreign companies from the Food and Beverage Sector (F&B) — rising from 480 companies in 2015 to 588 last year.
 
Dubai hires logistics pioneer as humanitarian city CEO

Dubai hires logistics pioneer as humanitarian city CEO

A former head of the United Nation's Humanitarian Response Depots (UNHRD) has been hired as CEO of Dubai's International Humanitarian City.
 
DP World mulls Tesla tie-up to drive business growth

DP World mulls Tesla tie-up to drive business growth

Dubai-based port operator DP World is to consider potential uses for Tesla technology in its global operations following a meeting between the bosses of the two companies.
 
DP World chairman says he’s not concerned by Trump

DP World chairman says he’s not concerned by Trump

DP World chairman Sultan bin Sulayem told reporters on Sunday that he is not concerned about U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist policies.
 
Demand for industrial real estate drops

Demand for industrial real estate drops

Slowdown in UAE’s logistics industry reflected in decreased demand for industrial real estate in Dubai.
 
Abu Dhabi Ship Building inaugurates floating dry dock

Abu Dhabi Ship Building inaugurates floating dry dock

Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB) held a ceremony to inaugurate the company’s floating dry dock at its location in Zayed Port.
 




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