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Brands Get Political: When It Works, When It Doesn’t and Why

Brands Get Political: When It Works, When It Doesn’t and Why

by Branding and Digital Agency Omnia

  It’s the year of the people taking power into their own hand! Or at least that’s what 2017 has been showing us so far. The digital revolution brought with it numerous ways for companies to communicate directly with their customers, from the largest corporations down to the smallest local businesses. Websites, social media and […]

Dubai Is Building the World’s First Rotating Skyscraper

Dubai Is Building the World’s First Rotating Skyscraper

  Dubai will soon have the world’s first rotating skyscraper. The idea for the revolutionary tower first surfaced way back in 2008, but the project was put on hold – until now.     The residents will be able to spin their apartments and control the speed of it too. Scheduled for a grand opening […]

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey Among Top 32 Most Powerful Economies in 2050

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey Among Top 32 Most Powerful Economies in 2050

  As much as the overall impression of Egypt’s economy does not carry any optimistic vibes, a recent report says otherwise. PwC released a report that studies the economies of different countries and suggest the biggest and most powerful ones in 33 yeas.   “The long view: how will the global economic order change by 2050?” ranked 32 […]

Here’s How Rove Hotel DXB Is Changing the UAE’s Hotel Game

Here’s How Rove Hotel DXB Is Changing the UAE’s Hotel Game

by Nichole Miranda

Attention urban nomads of the UAE, Dubai’s newest brand of hotels will rock your hipster socks off. Not only do the hotels make for killer Instagram material, they also serve up spotless free wifi to upload your latest shots to the ‘gram. With hashtags floating around and managers greeting you with high fives instead of […]

This New Egyptian Web Series Will Turn You into an Actual Banking Expert

This New Egyptian Web Series Will Turn You into an Actual Banking Expert

  ALEXBANK’S new much-anticipated web series “Ask the Expert with ALEXBANK”  is unlike any content you’d ever see coming out of a bank.   The guys over at ALEXBANK asked themselves a very big and important question when they came up with this amazing concept: How much do your everyday Egyptians really know about banking […]

16 US Tech and Business Leaders Who Would’ve Been Denied Entry by Trump’s #MuslimBan

16 US Tech and Business Leaders Who Would’ve Been Denied Entry by Trump’s #MuslimBan

Silicon Valley is up in arms following news of US President Donald Trump’s 90-day ban of immigrants and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries as well as a 120-day ban of all refugees.   As a powerhouse of the global economy, the US is a top recipient of every other country’s brain drain. This means it […]

Egyptian Woman Opens a Nursery in Hay El-Zabbalin and Here’s How You Can Help

Egyptian Woman Opens a Nursery in Hay El-Zabbalin and Here’s How You Can Help

  In a cruel world where everyone is out for themselves, it’s always refreshing to see someone who goes out of their way to help the less forunate. Hay El-Zabbalin (translates to The Garbage Neighborhood) is a shanty town at the base of Mokattam Hills on the outskirts of Cairo. Garbage collectors have made a living over the years in […]

What Business Leaders Can Learn from Bloggers

What Business Leaders Can Learn from Bloggers

by Branding and Digital Agency Omnia

We were happy to welcome the students of Mawaheb From Beautiful People to Omnia’s offices in Dubai today! طلاب مدرسة “مواهب” بدبي أدخلوا البهجة على قلوبنا اليوم بزيارتهم لنا في مقر شركتنا “أومنيا A photo posted by Omnia (@omniasocial) on Apr 18, 2016 at 7:18am PDT   Marketing: Companies everywhere are constantly being advised to […]

Guess Who Won Egypt’s Best Brand Status?

Guess Who Won Egypt’s Best Brand Status?

  This may come as a surprise to some, but it definitely is a given; social media giant Facebook is the most positively perceived brand in Egypt according to global market research company YouGov. This is the second year the social media platform has won the title of Best Brand in Egypt according to the […]

Amazon to Walk Away from $1 Billion Deal to Buy Souq.com

Amazon to Walk Away from $1 Billion Deal to Buy Souq.com

US sales giant Amazon has reportedly walked away from talks to acquire Dubai-based Souq.com after a disagreement over the price.     Bloomberg reported that the e-commerce business is now seeking other potential investors and is negotiating with mall operator Majid Al Futtaim. A few months ago, Amazon.com was in talks to acquire Souq.com for about $1 […]

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