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5 big brand business failures – and what startup entrepreneurs can learn from them

Newsflash: yet another business heavyweight has fallen into administration. These all-too-familiar headlines force us to question how such large, established brands continue to get it so unbelievably wrong. Here are...

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Startup license Dubai: Cost and steps

Thousands of new companies are formed in Dubai every year, with entrepreneurs flocking from every corner of the world to do business here. There are many reasons for the Emirates’...

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How to apply for a gold trade license in Dubai

The UAE is the ideal location for trade. With direct links to every corner of the world and a global position almost exactly where East meets West, there are few,...

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Instant License Dubai: 2020 guide

A common line of questioning from entrepreneurs new to the UAE concerns licensing. The UAE’s licensing process can seem complex to the outside eye, particularly due to the number of...

4 signs your business is on the brink of becoming the UAE’s next big success

Running a business can take every ounce of your strength for little reward. But then, suddenly, you’ve made it. You’re there. You still struggle sometimes but that initial fight is...

3 billionaires share their top tips for startup owners seeking success

There is no shortage of headlines that swirl around the world’s biggest money makers. But for aspiring entrepreneurs, it’s going behind these headlines that’s most helpful. What makes the globe’s...

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Maid visa costs and rules

One of the first major considerations when relocating to the UAE is your visa. You’ll need one to both work and live here. However, it is not only your visa...

Fujairah Creative City is one of the cheapest free zones in the UAE

Cheapest free zone in the UAE

The UAE is a world-renowned business location for a long list of reasons. There’s the country’s famous 0% tax rate, its perfect location between East and West, its encouraging business...

How to tap into the digital native market – whatever your business model

Globally, 86% of young internet users in developed countries are digital natives. That number is set to double over the next five years. These consumers have new expectations in terms...

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Technical services license in Dubai, UAE – Everything you need to know

One of the first decisions you need to make when starting a business in Dubai or elsewhere in the UAE is choosing the type of license that you will operate...