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Article Image - Resort to Something
Though developers were initially champing at the bit to break ground with integrated resort towns in Oman, the landscape has changed with the onset of the global financial crisis as well as the emergence of the Arab Spring. Despite these setbacks, two of the most ambitious projects are plodding on.
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Article Image - All in Good Time
Chopard is a family-run business in the midst of a generational handover. Despite this evolutionary yet also potentially disruptive transition, things are much the same with a steadfast commitment to a long-term vision rather than short-term gains. And with sales hitting an all-time high, it goes to show how slow and steady can win the race.
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Article Image - My Silver Anniversary in Davos
Over four decades, the influential World Economic Forum at Davos has developed into an annual meeting that brings together the world’s leading CEOs and politicians, elevating this little Alpine town to a whole new summit.
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Article Image - The Responsible Party
The Intercultural Innovation Award ceremony is the culmination of a partnership that marries the UN with the corporate clout of BMW, instilling a measure of hope and a sound business ethic in post-conflict societies.
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Article Image - Trading Up
When it comes to the stock market, we may be living in tempestuous times but there’s a rare breed of trader who is able to navigate these rough waters and still post incredible returns. Meet Philippe Jabre, the Franco-Lebanese star trader and founder of one of Europe’s best performing hedge funds.
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Article Image - Business Unusual
The Dadas - Nabil and his son Adib - have come up with a family business model that’s far from traditional. Practicing interior design and architecture out of the same office, professions as separate as they are entwined, Dada & Associates and TheOtherDada operate in a way that is interdependent but independent.
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Article Image - Three’s Company
The company may have one name but the business is very much comprised of three. For Azza Fahmy, having her two daughters, or rather entire family, work alongside her is testimony to the saying that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
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Article Image - Banking on Marianne Hoayek
At first sight, you’ll never guess that Marianne Hoayek is the right hand of one of the world’s strongest and most respected central bank governors. Ignore those good looks and youthful exuberance because underneath lies a powerfully intelligent and determined person.
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Article Image - Big Time
The stratospheric rise of Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons is tied to the rise of Dubai. Now the world’s ninth biggest importer of Swiss watches with a portfolio of over 50 brands, the company has grown from modest beginnings.
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Article Image - New Age
Last August, Ralph Lauren’s executive vice-president of advertising, marketing and communications was elected to the corporation’s board. Noteworthy? We thought so. Why? Well, let’s just say this acorn hadn’t fallen far from Ralph’s tree.
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CL is a young South Korean singer making music the millennial way: with millions of followers on social media. But making it in the brick and mortar world has a whole different set of challenges.
Visa pour l'Image returns for a 29th time with all the best photojournalism from around the world. This year, some of the best works at the two-week festival in the South of France offer a timely reminder of the human cost of war in Iraq.
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