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News and Trends

Boundless Brands Raises $2.5 Million In Seed Funding

Boundless has also built a full-stack e-commerce platform that enables e-commerce site and app and all the managed e-commerce services

News and Trends

History of Bhujia: The Journey of Nostalgic Snacking

By most accounts including popular history, it is believed to have royal roots. The story goes that it was Maharaja Dungar Singh of the then princely state of Bikaner who first had this delectable savoury prepared for his guests way back in 1877.

Growth Strategies

In A World Of Endless F&B Openings, Here's How You Can Give Your Outlet A Little Soul

Soul is, by its own definition, a "feeling," and as such, this is how we should look at it when we look to our food and beverage operations.

Growth Strategies

Towards New Shores: Samer Hamadeh's UAE-Born F&B Concept Akiba Dori Expands Into India With A 30-Location Franchise Deal

Home to the only Tokyo-style Neapolitan pizzeria in the UAE, homegrown F&B concept Akiba Dori is now making inroads into India.

Growth Strategies

Dubai Department Of Economy And Tourism's First Ever Kitchen Incubator To Help Turn The UAE Into A Global Gastronomy Hub

The Co-Kitchen will provide an opportunity for F&B startups and investors to expand in this sector, experiment with new ideas.

News and Trends

In Good Taste: Talking Shop With 10 Of The UAE's Most Promising Homegrown Food Brands

A look at the entrepreneurs behind just 10 of the most promising (and popular) brands that have emerged in the F&B landscape.

Growth Strategies

Running A Successful F&B Venture In An Oversaturated Market: The How-To

Just because the market you want to enter is crowded with competitors doesn't mean you can't succeed.

Entrepreneurs

UAE-Based RadYes Can Help Transform Your Social Media Content Into A Sales Transaction

Middle East social commerce platform RadYes wants to equip restaurants with tools to sell their dishes through the restaurants' social media accounts, website and even WhatsApp.

Growth Strategies

Saying Yes To Opportunities: Dana Baki, Co-Founder And Chief Operating Officer, MUNCH:ON

Since launching as LUNCH:ON in 2016, MUNCH:ON has enjoyed a double digit month-on-month growth, serving companies and residences across the UAE and KSA. Its co-founder and CEO, Dana Baki, reflects on her journey in the entrepreneurial domain.

Growth Strategies

Despite The Negative Repercussions Of The COVID-19 Crisis, Entrepreneurs In The UAE's F&B Sector Are Stepping Up To Challenge The Status Quo

Industry experts share their insights on what has changed through the COVID-19 crisis, and why being attuned to customer needs has never been more important.

News and Trends

With The Creation Of The Restaurants Business Group, Dubai Chamber Steps Up Its Support Of The City's Restaurateurs

The Restaurants Business Group has been built to serve restauranteurs' common interests through cooperation with relevant authorities, at a time when this sector needs to tackle an endless list of COVID-19-induced sector challenges.

News and Trends

Dubai Chamber Launches Restaurants Business Group To Help Unify Voices Of The Dubai Restaurant Sector

With a wide variety of restaurant businesses in Dubai forming a part of the member companies, the business group provides a platform for to share knowledge and make policy recommendations while by unifying voices of member companies.

Growth Strategies

Leading By Example: How Dubai-Based Cassette Aims To Sustain Sustainable Dining In The UAE

"We want our practices to have a positive impact on our planet where possible. Every aspect has been planned bearing our core values at the forefront, including our efforts to save energy, reduce waste, and reuse."

Growth Strategies

From Phone To Fork: Why The Restaurant Industry Is Equipped To Rapidly Adapt To A Remote World

In this digital era, restaurants have a unique opportunity to be omni-present, driving footfall and dine-in customers, while scaling deliveries for those who prefer to eat at home. This means restaurants need to engage with customers on the platforms that matter, leveraging content that creates personalized experiences.

Growth Strategies

Trust The Process: Claudio Leenders, Founder, Leen's

Leenders is someone who has seen his life play out in Central America, South America, Europe, Australia, and now the Middle East, and as such, he has a plethora of stories, insights, and experiences to share.