3006, 2021

The Guru of Market Research

Chasing a deadline for a Ph.D. assignment in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, the Managing Director of Glasgow Consulting Group, Vishal Pandey, puts down his pen as he takes a break to chat with Aspire, letting us [...]

605, 2021

The Move to Used Cars and Online Selling In KSA

Early in the summer (2020) our very own Vishal Pandey, Glasgow Consulting's Director – Automotive & Mobility Practice expert gave a fascinating insight into the Saudi market via Automechanika Dubai's webinar series. He returned later [...]

1309, 2020

Saudi Arabia: Looking beyond 2020

Vishal Pandey, Director, Glasgow Consulting Group, looks at the trends shaping the GCC’s largest auto-market Whatever way you look at it, the Saudi Arabian automotive market remains the biggest in the GCC but it is [...]

1012, 2018

Islamic Finance’s role in the healthcare sector

One of the fastest expanding fi nancial services sectors globally is Islamic fi nance which has consistently shown growth rates of around 10-12% annually over the last two decades and has assets of around GBP2.5 [...]

401, 2018

UAE’s F&B sector needs a rethink on growth mix

2017 KPMG UAE report that says almost two-thirds of F&B operators in the UAE suffered a drop in sales this year amid challenging market conditions. Download "UAE's F&B sector needs a rethink on growth mix", [...]

3112, 2017

Saudi Goes Wild For Donuts

Donuts are now among Saudi Arabia’s favorite indulgent treats making their way into cafés and bakeries, together with an increasing presence of international donut chains across the country. Download "Feature: Saudi Goes Wild For Donuts", [...]

3010, 2017

Kingdom of Warehouses

Saudi Arabia is one of the leading countries in terms of logistics and warehousing in the GCG region. The growth of various sectors including manufacturing, retail, and trade activity is driving the logistics industry's growth. [...]

1103, 2016

A survey of the image of Brazilian shoes in UAE

Brazilian business owners can now gain a better grasp of the footwear industry in the United Arab Emirates and the thoughts of storeowners, opinion-makers and consumers in the Arab country about shoes from Brazil. The [...]

503, 2014

Bright Future for foodservice in KSA

The Saudi quick service and fast dining market is still relatively small but has potential for growth, given rising disposable incomes and changing food patterns and dining habits in the Kingdom, especially among the youth [...]

612, 2012

Entertainment is growing in UAE shopping malls

More shopping malls in the UAE are including entertainment centres, according to retail experts at the Middle East Retail forum. Senior experts from the region’s entertainment sector said the retail industry is witnessing a shift [...]

512, 2012

First Middle East Retail forum opens

Online retail and specialty stores are growing in the Middle East and North Africa region, according to experts at a retail forum here. Senior retail industry experts from the Middle East discussed challenges and opportunities [...]