Monthly Archives: June 2016

KeyBS Signed Franchise Agreement With HOI in Saudi Arabia

KeyBS has announced signing the franchise agreement with House of Invention “HOI” in KSA. HOI is an offshoot of Al Bugshan Group and one of the largest conglomerates in the Middle East and North Africa region. Under the agreement, HOI…

Amjad Aryan, Pharmacy 1 President

Prescription for Growth

With plans in the pipeline that include a range of own-brand over the counter medication and toiletries, as well as Jordan’s first drive-through pharmacy, Amjad Aryan has big ambitions for his fast expanding chain. By Dina al Wakeel Amjad Aryan…

SOFEX 2016

SOFEX 2016

Jordan’s defense know-how will likely take center stage at this month’s SOFEX special forces expo. Founded in 1996 by HM King Abdullah, the Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference—otherwise known as SOFEX—has become a huge draw for the global defense…

Lana Ghanem, the managing director of the Hikma Ventures fund

Hikma’s Healthy Investments

Hikma Pharmaceuticals plans to inject $30 million into digital health startups through a new global investment fund. By Rebecca Irvine Until March Hikma was a FTSE100 listed company, and remains the biggest pharmaceutical company in the Middle East. Now making a…

Providing SMEs with finance

Facilitating Finance

Jordan is intensifying efforts to provide support for startups and SMEs by easing access to financing. Despite some continued obstacles to obtaining conventional bank finance, rising public and private investment in tech companies is contributing to a growing optimistic outlook…

IGEL Technology

Samsung Electronics Partners with IGEL Technology

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., expanded its cloud monitor portfolio today with the release of the TC222L (21.5”) and the TC242L (23.5”) thin client displays. Powered by IGEL’s industry leading thin client software and combined with Samsung’s industry leading display technology,…

Roland-Garros

Longines has 10th year as Roland-Garros official partner

Longines celebrates this year its 10th edition of Roland-Garros as Official Partner and Timekeeper. The Swiss watch brand Longines is proud to celebrate this year the 10th edition of Roland-Garros since the beginning of its partnership with the prestigious Parisian…

tripadvisor

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate Of Excellence

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for the fourth year in a row. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over…