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With strong consumer confidence and a sound economic outlook for the immediate future, Saudi Arabia’s retail sector appears set for a good year of trading. A series of surveys in recent months have shown that consumer sentiment in Saudi Arabia has remained strong and is in deed improving. In May market research from Nielsen reported that the consumer confidence index in the Kingdom had increased by six points during the first quarter of 2012 to reach 119. The makes Saudi Arabia the second-most-optimistic market behind India.
Published by Palgrave Macmillan IsbN 9780230338197
Hadid’s award winning projects include the London Aquatics centre for the 2012 Olympic Games, the Sheikh Zayad Bridge (pictured above) and performing arts centre on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, the modern art museum in Rome (MAXXI) and the Opera house in Guanzhou, China. The world renowned British based architect’s up-and-coming projects include the Rabat Theatre in Morocco and the Central Bank of Iraq in Baghdad.
Published by serpent’s Tail/Profile books IsbN 9781846687631
Sherif Assaf, Omar Attia, Rehab K El Dalil, Timothy Kaldas, Zee Mo, Monir El Shazly
THE SHORT STORIES – AN ANTHOLOGY FROM SAUDI ARABIA
Qatar ranked first at the Arab level in the