E-Tailing to dominate Middle East’s retail industry with the annual online sale

 expected to cross US$50 billion in 2022 Dubai CommerCity is providing an e-commerce ecosystem that can support small businesses, where you will get relevant support needed to do your business online and strategy consulting guidance on e-commerce regulations in the region. Zebra Technologies’ shopper study report shows that 65% prefer shopping with online retailers that also have a brick-and-mortar location and 76% prefer retailers that offer easy returns Online sale in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is now expected to exceed US$50 billion by the end of 2022, up…

How the rise of digital technology transformed the CFO role

By Pieter Bensch, Executive Vice-President at Sage Africa & Middle East Until a few years ago, digital transformation was not high on the agenda of most finance executives. Although they recognised IT was important, most CFOs thought of digital transformation as a technology play, a channel strategy or a customer experience concern. That picture is changing fast as digital technology pulls finance in exciting new directions as a real-time, digitally-fuelled and data-driven competency. What’s behind the rise of digital as a CFO priority? Along with risk and compliance teams, CFOs…

SriLankan Airlines appoints a new Chief Commercial Officer and a Chief Financial Officer

SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the prestigious oneworld alliance, has appointed Mr. Joshua Bustos as its Chief Commercial Officer and Mr. Shaminda Samaraweera as its Chief Financial Officer with effect from April this year. Mr. Bustos is an internationally experienced senior level airline executive with over 20 years of experience. He has held several key positions in leading organizations including American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, South African Airways, Tiger Airways, Sabre Airline Solutions, Safi Airways, and KPMG. He was on the network sounding board…