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Dubai Launches Region’s First E-Commerce Free Zone

Eyeing growth in the Middle East’s e-commerce sector, Dubai has launched the region’s first free zone dedicated to the industry, according to a …

Airports

High Noon.com: Battle for Saudi e-commerce market begins

© Reuters. High Noon.com: Battle for Saudi e-commerce market begins<p>By Katie Paul<p>RIYADH (Reuters) - In Saudi Arabia, a kingdom where postal codes are …

eCommerce

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news …

Amazon is no longer a retail company

But comparing Amazon's business to Wal-Mart Stores or other big retailers doesn't do it justice. In fact, it completely misses the mark on what kind of business Amazon is.<p>Understanding Amazon's business is important for investors in order to evaluate its decisions like its Whole Foods purchase or …

Recruiters Explain What The Worst LinkedIn Profiles Have In Common

Recruiters and hiring managers need to find your profile in the first place. Then they need to like what they see there.<p>Recruiters spend lots of time combing through LinkedIn profiles—possibly more than many would like. After awhile, they can start to blend together, which means that whatever you …

The complete guide to getting your money’s worth out of streaming music

Alas, it used to be so simple. You lovingly collected vinyl. Or bought racks of CDs. Even when music went digital, you only needed to fire up a one-stop platform like iTunes—mediocre, perhaps, but straightforward enough—and queue up the songs you’d specifically purchased and downloaded.<p>Ever since …

Apple Music

The 10 most uplifting songs ever - according to science

A 2015 study into what makes a song “feel-good” has re-emerged in recent days thanks to the vagaries of social media.<p>Dr Jacob Jolij, a cognitive neuroscientist the University of Groningen in Holland, was commissioned by British electronics brand called Alba to investigate data it gathered on UK …

Music

Want to increase the office productivity? Don't have an office!

Exactly six years ago, we did an internal survey in our company with the goal of finding out the preferred place to work for each individual when it came to doing an important job efficiently.<p>The results were surprising and definitive: None of the 34 members of our team chose the office.<p>That is, …

Where in the World to Eat

Two hundred and seven of the greatest restaurants around the globe, according to those who eat, cook, and travel for a living.<p>There’s no shortage of food-focused Instagram feeds that will direct you to the tastiest avocado toast in cities like Paris, London, New York, L.A.—hell, even Charleston. …

Ho Chi Minh City

<b>Men:</b> No more than 4 drinks on any day <b>and</b> no more than 14 per week<p><b>Women:</b> No more than 3 drinks on any day <b>and</b> no more than 7 per week<p>People with a …

Alcohol

Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper to stay healthy, say scientists

The old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’ could be the best way to lose weight and stay healthy, Kings College scientists say.<p>A major review of 28 recent studies has concluded that keeping calories down late at night is the secret to combating …

Nutrition

20 surprising effects that getting more sleep has on your mind and body

If you have a few days off this summer, one of the best things you can do with your time is fix your sleeping habits. Just let yourself sleep naturally during those days and see how much you really need.<p>For at least 40% of the US population that isn't getting the recommended seven to nine hours a …

Immune System

State of Payments 2015: E-commerce's Influence In MENA Grows

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>E-commerce payment services company, PayFort released this year’s State of Payments report, highlighting all that you need to know about the …

Infographic: E-Commerce in the Middle East

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>E-commerce is on fire in the MENA region, and it's not surprising given the fast growth in our digital sector. This especially applies to the GCC, …

The Race To Annihilate COD: MENA E-Commerce Overview

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>As e-commerce grows in the MENA, so does the urgency to retire the inefficient cash on delivery (COD) payment method. We highlight the leaders of …

8 e-commerce predictions for 2016 will sharp MENA market

What a year it’s been for ecommerce in the Middle East.<p>Launches of dozens of new startups; the growth of accelerators like AstrolabsME; M&A activity i …

Riding High on the E-Commerce Wave

<b>Over the past decade, Souq.com has quickly risen to become the region’s largest online retailer. The company’s CEO and Founder Ronaldo Mouchawar is</b> …

eCommerce

Quick, Easy Solutions

<b>Kuwait 2016</b> | <b>TELECOMS & IT</b> | VIP INTERVIEW<p>Abdulhamid Al Omar, CEO of Talabat.com, on how the company got its start, advice for entrepreneurs, and …

Entrepreneurship

How technology is driving a card payment revolution in the Middle East

<b>What are the current payment trends in the Middle East? Many economies overseas are still cash-based. Is that still the same here and are things</b> …

Banking

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<i>Mona Ataya posing next to some of the products offered on Mumzworld. (Image via Mumzworld)</i><p>Mumzworld announced yesterday it had closed a Series B …