Monthly Archives: September 2018


Asgharali Perfumes celebrates its shop anniversary in Al Rashid Town Square, KSA

“Asgharali Perfumes is nearly a century old brand headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain, that has won the hearts of consumers worldwide and laid its footprint in the perfumery market with over 100 company-owned and franchised retail outlets in the Middle East and South Asia and over 40 distributors worldwide in regions from Eastern Europe to South America.

In sync with its expansion policy, Asgharali Perfumes is making further inroads in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which is seen to have immense potential for further growth. The company celebrated its Shop Anniversary for its retail outlet at a very prominent location in Al Rashid Town Square, Al Mubarraz, Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia.

The shop anniversary was graced by many distinguished invitees.

Asgharali Perfumes takes this opportunity to invite all its well-wishers, loyal customers and business partners to visit its retail outlet in Al Mubarraz, Al Ahsa to be engulfed by the best perfumes in MENA.”


All is set for 2nd Bahrain Franchise and Dine Expo

The Middle East and North Africa Franchise Association (MENAFA) proudly presents its 6th Middle East Franchise Expo happening this November 2018 in Bahrain – The 2nd Bahrain Franchise and Dine Expo.

Bahrain Franchise & Dine Expo presents a unique platform for franchisors and Franchisees to develop their business opportunity and trademark by showcasing International Brands to the Middle East Region and also promoting homegrown and regional brands to the international market for globalization and expansion.

The Franchisers from various sectors like Education & Training, Food & Beverage, Specialty Retail, Fashion & Lifestyle, Health & Wellness, Financial services, Real Estate, Licensing, Business suppliers and much more.


For more information, please contact the Event Organizer with details below:


Tel: +971 4 423 7799

Mob: +971 54 446 0595


4 years ago Industry News , Newsroom

UAE most competitive economy in Mena region

Dubai: The UAE has the most competitive economy in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), says a new study from the World Bank Group and the World Economic Forum.

The Arab World Competitiveness Report 2018, launched Tuesday in Dubai, ranked the UAE as the 17th most competitive country in the world.

Saudi Arabia, ranked 30th most competitive, was another Mena nation to crack the global top 30.

The rankings are based on 12 factors, from education to infrastructure, that are critical for productivity and economic growth.

Increased diversification makes the UAE’s economy most resilient and able to weather the double shock of lower oil and gas prices and reduced global trade, according to report, and better suited to maintain a stable macroeconomic environment.

“The resilience of its fiscal policy will be further strengthened in the future because the UAE was … among the early adopters of the new VAT,” the report states.

To further increase its competitiveness, the UAE will have to speed up progress in spreading the latest digital technologies (36th) and upgrading education (36th).

Education and innovation are two areas where the Mena countries most deviate from their counterparts in more developed nations.


Published by: Gulfnews

4 years ago Industry News , Newsroom

Advantages of Investing in a Franchise

Benefits of Owning a Franchise

Unlike starting a business from scratch – which can take years to launch – investing in a franchise provides you with a significant head start and numerous benefits. You may be wondering, what’s the big difference? If you are willing to play by the franchisor’s rules and prefer an instructional manual before you start any endeavor, then franchising could be your perfect solution.

A Proven Business Strategy
While many new businesses opportunities struggle to develop a practical and successful business plan, franchising provides you with a type of ‘operation manual’. By the time a business becomes a franchise it’s already demonstrated that they are capable of success. Franchising offers business owners a proven business strategy. You are basically investing in a business model that has already been proven to succeed.

Proven Marketing Strategies and Name Recognition
Usually it takes years for start-up businesses to establish their brand in the marketplace. Franchises, however, can potentially provide business owners with instant name recognition and proven marketing strategies such as websites, email campaigns, grand opening promotions and much more.

Comprehensive Training Programs
Starting your own business is a big process. Training provided from franchisors is yet another benefit. These training programs equip employees (and franchise owners) to do their jobs efficiently and effectively. Comprehensive training in all aspects of running the business will be taught to you by the franchisor, both initially and on an ongoing basis. This can be a big help for new business owners compared to starting from scratch.

A Built-In Support System
Finally, most franchises provide business owners with a built-in support system that allows new and current franchisees assistance whenever they need it. This is a particularly important for business owners who have little or no experience in business ownership or business owners who have limited experience in their industry. Talk with the franchisor representative, before you invest in any franchise, about what kinds of support options are available. In most cases you’ll find that franchisors are willing to help you as much as they are able, every step of the way.


Published by: Gman


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