Organisations view procurement as increasingly strategic IPG-JAGGAER survey identifies steady overall progress but also a “Covid-19” effect

Organisations view procurement as increasingly strategic

Procurement remains heavily weighted towards operational as opposed to strategic functions, but the latest survey conducted by Swiss-based innovation consultancy IPG Group and leading spend management technology company JAGGAER has identified an ongoing shift towards the strategic. Between July and October 2020 Chief Procurement Officers, Directors of Procurement and other senior executive-level decision makers participated in the 2020 Procurement Performance Excellence (PPE) Survey. The PPE method is based on a proven approach that was developed by IPG in the early 2000s and regularly adapted to the changing best practices in…

Omnichannel key to success for retailers in the Gulf region’s US$308 billion retail industry

Online retailing has changed the consumer behaviour who wants goods delivered to their doorsteps as they wish. From retailing to e-tailing, the efficiency of omnichannel will determine the success and failure of retail Nowadays, everything we want, we can get at our fingertips, whether it’s a pencil, a car or a house. Times have changed and it has changed the shopping experience of customers across the globe. We no longer need to visit a shop or a market; our devices are the new market for us. We have got more…

Stunning New Premises and Courses in Abu Dhabi for the UAE’s Leading Interior Design Training Centre: The Designers’ Studio

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The Designers’ Studio launches in its new location at The Courtyard, Al Quoz In the heart of a cultural oasis, The Designers’ Studio has opened its doors to provide inspirational, career-focused courses in interior design and programming for individuals who are looking to upskill and/or start a career within the Interior Design field. To cultivate and inspire creativity, Anam Clarke, the founder of The Designers’ Studio, has relocated her studio to a charming new premises located within The Courtyard in Al Quoz, Dubai, to further expand the business and incorporate…

the new podcast series in partnership between Miraa.me and Finyal Media

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“A Breath, A Step, A Mirror” – the new podcast series in partnership between Miraa.me and Finyal Media The powerful mini-series features the stories of real women from Saudi Arabia who have written a letter to their younger selves Unilever’s Miraa.me, the region’s first dedicated purpose-led digital publication that represents the true faces, voices, and values of women around the Middle East has partnered with Finyal Media, a regional podcast network that focuses on storytelling podcasts across MENA, to produce a podcast series in celebration of this year’s International Women’s…

Renault of Arabian Automobiles Presents Unbeatable Upgrade Offer

Renault of Arabian Automobiles Presents Unbeatable Upgrade Offer

Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, is back with a limited-time, customer-favorite sale that will have you select your preferred Renault and drive out with an upgrade. Taking place this March 2021, the offer will grant customers the opportunity to upgrade their new Koleos, Megane or Duster purchases at no cost. Drivers with their eyes on the 4X2 Koleos will automatically be upgraded to the 4X4 version, and those seeking a sportier sedan…

JUNGLE ROCK – The new wild from ‘wet n wild’ **JUST DROPPED! wet n wild’s Limited-Edition Jungle Rock Collection is Bold, Tenacious and Sassy! **

JUNGLE ROCK – The new wild from ‘wet n wild’

The Jungle Rock Limited Edition collection is an explosion of vibrant colours. Designed by make-up artist and influencer Bretman Rock, as part of a collaboration with wet n wild, this spirited edition flaunts a playful mood intensified with elements of packaging that reveal a fresh and exotic look and feel. Inspired by Bretman’s bold spirit, the tropical-themed collection is a tribute to his love for flora and fauna. The collection includes an eyeshadow palette, face mist, lip gloss and highlighting brush. Jungle Rock Colour Palette (AED 89) Everything roars in…

Delve deeper with a 3-Day Yoga Retreat with Nancy Zabaneh  this March

تخطى حدودك مع  The Soul Retreat ليوم واحد أو تعمق أكثر مع 3 أيام

Our lives are filled with challenges and daily stresses, particularly now, nearly one year into the pandemic. With the ever-shifting state of the pandemic, there is no better time to rewire and recalibrate as by connecting inward on a special getaway. This March, renowned Kundalini Yoga Teacher and Trainer, Nancy Zabaneh unveils her 3-day Kundalini yoga retreat curated in collaboration with Wellness World to help you cleanse your mind and body in time for the Spring Equinox. Set in the beautiful Hajar mountains, take a yogic deep dive whilst unplugging from the noise…

The Middle East’s First Samyang Spicy Noodle Bar Has Launched at Global Village by Sarya Holdings

Sarya Holdings تطلق أول نودل بار من Samyang

A representation of its increasing popularity, Samyang Foods UAE collaborates with exclusive partners at Global Village. Samyang Foods, the globally-recognized South Korean food brand represented by UAE’s own Sarya Holdings, has secured a unique partnership with select pavilions at the multicultural theme-park and shopping destination, Global Village. In this first-of-its-kind partnership, the beloved venue will offer visitors Samyang products that can be purchased at various stores within the park pavilions, in parallel to a Samyang Noodle Bar to enjoy exclusive spicy  creations at the Korean Pavilion. Samyang’s spicy noodles have…

7 EMIRATES CHALLENGE

7 EMIRATES CHALLENGE

An individual Guinness world record attempt to cross the UAE by foot in under 7 days, taking a 650km route through all 7 emirates. This weekend, British expat Sean Burgess will embark on a 650 KM journey from one side of the UAE to the other in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record and for a charitable cause. The route will take him from Al Ghuwaifat on the Saudi Arabian border to finish on the Fujairah coast, passing through each of the seven emirates on the way. With…

Ajman Bank’s IT Head Wins CXO Award 2021

رئيسة قسم تكنولوجيا المعلومات في مصرف عجمان تفوز بجائزة CXO لعام 2021

Ajman Bank’s Head of Information Technology Ms. Hajar Al Maazmi has been announced as one of the winners of the prestigious CXO 50 Awards 2021. Hosted by CXO Insight Middle East this year’s award was organised to recognise top 50 IT leaders and industry professionals who have taken the reins during the COVID-19 crisis to shape the new normal. Congratulating Ms Al Maazmi, Mr. Mohamed Amiri, CEO of Ajman Bank, stated, “The CXO Award is designed to honor innovative and forward-thinking IT leaders whose actions have had an impact on…