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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 21. December 2022

Following months of political turmoil within the country, and a much-welcomed recent shift towards stability, the Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) saw a slight dip in the market in November. During the month of November, Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange Index (RSISX Index), largely accepted as a benchmark index in the market, decreased by 4.3% in USD terms, both because the depreciation of Iraqi Dinar by 2.0% against the USD and the decline in share prices of Baghdad Soft Drinks  -5.3% and Asiacell -4.5% which were partially offset by the increase in Mansour Bank +12.5%.

The share price of Bank of Baghdad the largest weight in the index, was stable during the month which limited the decline in the index, as well.

Total trading volumes of the ISX decreased by 21% in November as compared to October 2022, down to USD 13.4 million. The industry sector reported the highest share in trading volume at 32.3 ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 21. December 2022 AETOSWire

The seasoned business professional will be instrumental in positioning Nothing strategically in the region’s consumer tech space

London-based consumer technology company Nothing, announced today the appointment of Rishi Kishor Gupta as Business Lead for its Middle East operations.

Rishi, a veteran in the consumer technology space with over 15 years’ of experience, will be responsible for driving growth in the highly-competitive market, and spearheading business development and operations for Nothing in the region.

With his vast experience in retail and international consumer markets, Rishi was instrumental in establishing Huwai’s operation and spearheading its strategic growth in the Middle East.

“2022 has been a milestone year for Nothing with the launch of our first smartphone, Phone (1), and reaching the one million products sold mark. As we are gea ... Read more »

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DUBLIN - Wednesday, 21. December 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-- Dole plc (NYSE: DOLE) announced today the release of its first sustainability report since the 2021 merger of Total Produce plc and Dole Food Company. Building on its historical achievements, this report sets out the organization’s refreshed sustainability framework and offers a new set of environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals through 2030.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221220005564/en/

The Dole Way, Dole’s sustainability framework, focuses on robust governance and three core pillars—For Nature, For People and For Food—covering environmental, ethical and social and nutrition related issues. These three pillars incorporate ... Read more »

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Shipsy, a leading SaaS-based logistics management provider, has been recognised as a Representative Vendor in the 2022 December Gartner Market Guide for Last-Mile Delivery Technology Solutions.

"The aspirations of many organisations to provide an Amazon-like experience combined with the continued evolution of unified commerce operations is driving many organisations to enhance their last-mile capabilities. These delivery capabilities were often not supported with the right technology solutions, resulting in inefficient processes and a less-than-optimal customer experience. Software vendors in the last-mile delivery market are responding to these business drivers by adding new and enhancing existing capabilities to their products, filling the gaps in the last-mile process that more mature transportation software solutions have," highlights the Gartner Market Guide for Last-Mile Delivery Technology Solutions.

"At Shipsy, we endeavour to empower our custo ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Webhelp, a leading global customer experience BPO player, has announced that this year it has achieved its highest global growth since inception, with operations now spanning more than 60 countries and with close to 125,000 people employed globally. Webhelp also won more than 50 industry awards this year, was recognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Customer Service BPO, and earned top ratings in Customer Experience globally by Analyst Everest Group.

Across the year, Webhelp expanded in 24 new locations and six new countries – Thailand, Bosnia Herzegovina, Ghana, Israel, North Macedonia, and China – with a further 18 new site openings in existing locations across the United States, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. Webhelp also experienced very strong client growth in 2022, onboarding over 240 new logo clients across the world, and welcoming more than 25,000 game-changers to the company. In line wi ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, 21. December 2022

Poly rolls out a report that shows the importance of corporate culture in boosting employee productivity and reducing turnover


Poly, launched the ‘Hybrid Heaven Or Hell? The Journey To Hybrid Working’ whitepaper touches on the importance of reshaping the corporate culture for organizations to succeed in hybrid work.

Office settings, design, and technology have received a lot of attention. However, the hybrid working culture is a critical element to be taken under consideration so that organizations can overcome roadblocks that will put the success of hybrid working at risk.

According to a recent Gartner survey 76 per cent of HR leaders now believe that hybrid work undermines employees' sense of belonging to the company's culture.

Organizations often closely link presenteeism and office presence to productivity, making it a contributing factor t ... Read more »

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HAMILTON, Bermuda - Saturday, 17. December 2022

Bacardi Continues its Commitment to Unleash Potential of Current and Future Female Talent

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bacardi, the world’s largest privately held spirits company, is toasting to being recognized by Forbes as one of the World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies. The prominent list and results are based on an independent survey of approximately 85,000 women working at multinational institutions in 36 countries.

Women in Leadership is among the key pillars of the company’s Belonging program, which strives to create a space where everyone is treated fairly and provided equal opportunities. Belonging at Bacardi is a global movement focused on creating programming, development opportunities and more in support of underrepresented groups in the spirits world.

Intending to unleash the potential of current and future female leaders at family-owned Bacardi, the company offers several programs ... Read more »

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