Virgin Megastores

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Name: Virgin Megastores
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Apple iTunes and the iPod weren't Steve Jobs' ideas. They were Richard Branson's, claims Richard Branson

Virgin boss Richard Branson has revealed that he believes a prank he played in the eighties could have been Apple founder Steve Jobs’ inspiration for the iPod and iTunes. "On April Fool’s Day 1986 I gave an interview to a big-name music publication and ... [Published The Independent - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

WIN tickets to Disney On Ice Rockin' Ever After

Disney On Ice presents Rockin’ Ever After  and here's your chance to win a family pack (4 tickets) with Qatar Living to watch this amazing show that starts at the Qatar National Convention Centre from September 24 – 27, 2014.How to win the tickets?Like ... [Published Qatar Living - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

25 Most Influential And Powerful Women In The Arab World: 2014 List

It comes as no surprise to me that Egyptian women are dominating the list of 200 most influential and powerful women in the Gulf, with 29 entries. A big round of applause for the land of the Pharaohs!Saudi Arabia comes in 2nd with 27 entries, followed ... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Out-Of-The-Box Gifting With Yougotagift.com

So the wedding/ holiday/ big expenses season is upon us and I, like many others find myself scurrying for gift ideas that are both, thoughtful, useful and economical. Personally, I’ve always liked to give (and receive) vouchers and luckily I just came ... [Published Fashionably Yours - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Why Richard Branson isn’t afraid to fail: Four Virgin businesses that didn’t work out

It was only a year ago that Richard Branson was prancing around in a red kilt at the launch of Little Red, his domestic airline for the UK, which was designed to provide competition after British Airways owner International Airline Group acquired BMI ... [Published City A.M. - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Beverly Shillbillies: Hollywood Hypocrites Shun Hotels While Hawking Wares To Rights Abusers

It’s 8:15 on a beautiful Friday morning at the Beverly Hills Hotel , and the once-bustling Polo Lounge is all but deserted. One guy, eating alone, reads the paper and sips coffee, his bacon and eggs getting cold. Outside on the patio, there are more service ... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Back-to-school style celebrated on Beirut runway

Home News Article SSep 04 2014 04 September 2014BEIRUT: Cameras and smartphones stood ready as 2-year-old Kelly Ayoub tottered down the red carpet in a light pink chiffon dress, carrying a matching Minnie Mouse backpack. The center of the Beirut Souks ... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Fantasy of a Lifetime

ian ballet troupe takes you through the twists and turns of a dazzling adventure which tells the tale of a young girl and her doll.Every young girl dreams of having a doll to play and share her secrets with when growing up. This ballet production is the ... [Published Bahrain This Month - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

How to find the right backpack

Material, size and weight are a few things you need to check before buying a bag for your child The one thing that almost every student needs is a good backpack.Whether your child is on the hunt for a backpack with a favourite cartoon character or in ... [Published Gulf News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Hannibal Race in Zaarour

From beginner obstacles and mud run participants to Hannibal warriors, tough guys and marathon runners, they all come out to test themselves on the insane obstacle courses in Zaarour.99.9% of all people who try this event will finish, and 100% will have ... [Published Beirut.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Apple's to open its biggest ever store in Dubai

Apple is planning to open its largest store yet in Dubai, according to reports.Apple has already confirmed that it is planning to open its first store in the Middle East in the near future. And in the city that only does thing in super-size, reports have ... [Published T3 - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Stage is set for debut family show

CROWDS are expected to flock to the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre (BIECC) tonight for the debut performance of a familystage show based on the popular Emirati television series Freej.The show, Freej: Abood's Dream, is produced ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Aug 21 2014]

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"It makes me very proud to see my daughter Holly, son-in-law Freddie, son Sam, and daughter-in-law Bellie all working together within the Virgin Group. There are many big advantages to working with family and friends and would love for my grandchildren to join the company when they are ready to do so."
Last year I was mesmerized by the inversion of gravity expressed in "Mulholland Drive" by Gaslight Anthem - "the deep, dark parking lot pressed up against my car" and the subsequent youthful passion groping inside of that automobile...
..." said Daniel Cowen , Co-Founder. "The simplicity of 3Doodler has sparked imaginations. Just a few of the things that have been 3D designed include a 6ft scale model of the Tokyo Tower, the first ever life sized 3D printed humanoid skeleton, fashion designs, including a fully 3Doodled dress, and a working RC plane. That more than a hundred thousand people are using our 3D pen worldwide marks a fantastic year for both 3Doodler and the 3D printing industry alike; and by giving people new accessories and plastics to use with the 3Doodler, we hope to continue sparking imaginations and encouraging people to doodle truly fantastic creations"
And, so now I was making $8 an hour, I was living hand-to-mouth and she goes, "Well, we will pay you $90,000 a year to start , plus commissions. Which came to over $100,000 a year. She gave me her American Express black card to go shopping in SoHo, and buy myself "fabulous clothes," her words. A gym membership to Equinox. And benefits including a 401K."

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‘Disney On Ice’ stars ready to rock Doha [Published Gulf Times - 14 mins ago]
WIN tickets to Disney On Ice Rockin' Ever After [Published Qatar Living - 10 hours ago]
Apple iTunes and the iPod weren't Steve Jobs' i... [Published The Independent - 10 hours ago]
25 Most Influential And Powerful Women In The A... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
iPhone 6 - What's All the Fuss About? [Published Ahlan! Live - Sep 18 2014]
Out-Of-The-Box Gifting With Yougotagift.com [Published Fashionably Yours - Sep 17 2014]
Can You Have Great Sex in a Healthy Adult Relat... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 15 2014]
Omni-Channel Conference starts tomorrow [Published Logistics Manager - Sep 15 2014]
Sales of iPhone 5s cases to drop amid iPhone 6 ... [Published Gulf News - Sep 13 2014]
Why Richard Branson isn’t afraid to fail: Four ... [Published City A.M. - Sep 09 2014]
Living history in Lebanon [Published Times of Malta - Sep 08 2014]
Beverly Shillbillies: Hollywood Hypocrites Shun... [Published Deadline.com - Sep 07 2014]
Disney on Ice Rockin’ Ever After brings favouri... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Sep 07 2014]
Last Chance To ’Win With DSS At Mercato’ [Published Dubai City Guide - Sep 07 2014]
Bonjour Belle!Disney princess meets UAE childre... [Published Gulf Daily Mail - Sep 06 2014]
Letters, Week of Sept. 4, 2014 [Published The Villager - Sep 05 2014]
Thanks to a major redesign, Rdio is better than... [Published PandoDaily - Sep 04 2014]
3Doodler Announces Sales of Over 100,000 Pens; ... [Published RCL Advisors - Sep 04 2014]
3Doodler Announces Sales of Over 100,000 Pens; ... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 04 2014]
India-inspired products garner loyal following [Published Forbes India - Sep 04 2014]
Back-to-school style celebrated on Beirut runway [Published Zawya.com - Sep 04 2014]
Disney on Ice comes to the UAE [Published Time Out Abu Dhabi - Sep 03 2014]
Bird’s-eye view of Bahrain’s beauty [Published Gulf Weekly - Sep 03 2014]
France retailing market reported strong innovat... [Published Live-PR.com - Sep 02 2014]
Lewes photographer captures musical icons [Published Sussex Express - Sep 02 2014]
Fantasy of a Lifetime [Published Bahrain This Month - Sep 01 2014]
My money story: Storyteller Brian Finkelstein [Published Marketplace - Aug 31 2014]
Etisalat offers free invites to 'Disney On Ice' [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 30 2014]
Disney magic comes to life next month [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 30 2014]
How to find the right backpack [Published Gulf News - Aug 28 2014]
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PE-backed Touchtunes acquires Soundnet [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 12 2014]
TouchTunes Interactive Networks , which is backed by 3i Group plc , has acquired Soundnet . No financial terms were disclosed. Headquartered in London, Soundnet is a provider of music and video content to bars, clubs and other venues. PRESS RELEASE ...
Tim Cook spotted visiting electronics retailers... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - Feb 02 2014]
Apple CEO Tim Cook was spotted at several electronics outlets in the United Arab Emirates this week, starting with the Virgin Megastore  at Al Wahda Mall, according to the store’s Facebook page. He also visited the Jacky’s electronics store at ...
Tim Cook Visits United Arab Emirates Amid Rumor... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Feb 02 2014]
Following his visit to Ireland on Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook has been spotted in the United Arab Emirates this weekend, as highlighted by tbreak media . Cook posed for photos at Apple reseller Virgin Megastore at the Al Wahdi Mall in Abu Dhabi ...
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