The customer first

Last year, Dubai Duty Free sold 74 million pieces of merchandise, conducted 27.1 million transactions, and delivered 147,000 pallets of merchandise to its outlets. We couldn’t do that without technology.

A $3 trillion investment opportunity

I am a climate change activist and an environmentalist. The sense of how fast all of our systems are approaching breaking point is what drives me to ensure that denial and fear do not get in the way of action.

New tech on the block

The strategic partnership between Smart Dubai and Emirates NBD solidifies the bank’s goal of providing superior customer experience through its digital services.

The rapid rise of impact investing

Impact investment offers diverse opportunities to investors to generate positive social and environmental impact in investments which also deliver a compelling financial return.

How artificial intelligence will change decision-making for businesses

Recent headlines about Facebook panicking because their AI bots developed a language of their own have us hitting the alarm button once again. Should we really feel unsettled with an AI future?

Brazil – Take only photos, leave only footprints

Brazil has an enormous potential market to be developed in terms of tourism. Our economy has gained strength again due to all the changes that are happening.

Building a tourism superpower

Q&A with Vinicius Lummertz, President of Embratur, the Brazilian Tourism Board: "According to the World Economic Forum, no country has natural resources with more potential for tourism than Brazil."

Reinvention pays off for Brazilian economy

Government reforms in Brazil are making the economy more competitive and productive and helping the country attract a new wave of foreign capital.

50 years of innovation

Q&A with Minoru Usui, CEO, Epson: "Moverio is an excellent example of how technology can contribute to people's imaginative powers and also increase their efficiency."

Implementing blockchain across the city

Liv., aims to provide a banking platform that is intuitive. It is a new digital experience for a new generation of customers.

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