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Woman Opens Self Storage Business in Bahrain

by Kim Kilpatrick October 3, 2012 9:57 AM
Female entrepreneurs and business leaders are out-pacing the men in Bahrain. Participation of women entrepreneurs has increased by 59% in 2011 and their success rate is higher than their male counterparts. Economists estimate that the Arab region will require 100 million jobs by the year 2015. They estimated that women will be an important aspect in the creation of those jobs for the private sector in the country. [More]

Self Storage Industry Enters the Kingdom of Bahrain

by John Stevens January 27, 2012 2:20 PM
News of a storage facility opening in the United States is something that would make the news, but likely would be a small article lost in the middle of the business section of the paper. With close to 50,000 self storage facilities in the United States, another opening is not really big news anymore. However, in the Kingdom of Bahrain when the first self storage facility of its kind recently opened up it was big news indeed. [More]