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  • Luxury is on the rise in the Middle East
  • Luxury is on the rise in the Middle East
    Jason Mrachina (2013) ©

Luxury is on the rise in the Middle East

In the past 15 years, the number of luxury consumers has increased from 140 million to over 350 million globally. But while luxury brands have notoriously focused on Asian markets like China, they’re increasingly turning their attention to the Middle East  a market that’s hungry for luxury goods.



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