“Future Proof Retail” at RECon MENA 2018

Middle East Council of Shopping Centre’s theme is Future proof retail for RECon MENA 2018 from 28th – 30th October at the Ritz Carlton Hotel – DIFC, Dubai, UAE

Smart Stores Expo 2018 Opens

Event is bannered under the theme ‘Explore the Future of Smart Retail’; will feature a three-day exhibit and a two-day conference All is set for...

Digital Transformation Driving Future of Retail

While the global e-commerce market continues to grow, today’s consumers still like to visit brick-and-mortar stores regularly and retailers must rethink their business model...

Physical Stores Are Not Going Out of business, But Due for...

Brick-and-mortar stores will still play key role in the region’s future retail landscape With the proliferation of smartphones and expanding internet connectivity across the region,...

Dubai Square Set to Become The City’s Largest Retail Destination

• Brings the best in high-end retail inspired by the world’s leading retail destinations to create a spectacular new gateway to global retail • Set...

2018’s Key Trends for the Luxury Goods Industry

Luxury brands should devote particular attention to millennials and Chinese consumers in the coming years, according to True-Luxury Global Consumer Insight, the fifth edition...

Shop & Save! New Conception of Online Shopping in UAE

People are seeking opportunities to make their life more convenient, comfortable and easy-going. Because of that, and because of the process of constant online...

Middle East’s Largest Chinatown Coming Up at Dubai Creek Harbour

Emaar today announced a landmark development that will further strengthen UAE-China relations, coinciding with the historic visit of President Xi Jinping of China to...

Amazon Crashes on Prime Day, Temporarily

It is not only you who can't navigate through Amazon's departments right now. We are also struggling to fetch the Prime Day deals. Is...

Do We Really Buy Top-rated Deals Online? New Research May Surprises

Anyone who shops online is familiar with those top-rated deals, products or services that rise to the top of their search on e-commerce intermediary...

Why Men Shop in Store and Enjoy It Even More

The stereotype that women like to shop more than men is coming apart at the seams—at least in bricks-and-mortar stores. Research has long pointed to...

Make The Most Of Retail Promotions In Final Weeks Of ‘Ramadan...

With just a few weeks left to go until the end of ‘Ramadan in Dubai’, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of...

Working Muslim Women Are a Trillion Dollar Market

An unprecedented migration of women, particularly millennial women, has taken place from home to work across the Muslim world in the last 15 years....

How to Shop Online Safely during Ramadan and Avoid Being Hacked

Facebook released a case study that says Facebook users in the Middle East and North Africa spend extra 57.6 hours using the platform during...

UAE Retailers Set for Ramadan Boost

Ramadan is set to provide a boost for UAE retailers, with two in five (40%) consumers believing that Ramadan has the best offers and...

Dubai Retail Sales Forecast to Exceed $43 Billion by 2021

The value of retail sales in Dubai is expected to reach $43.8 billion by 2021, while the emirate’s retail market is projected to record...

A Perfect Night’s Sleep at Robinsons’ John Lewis

John Lewis interacts with its customers on a different level John Lewis hosted a one-of-a-kind event: a sleepover in the store! Eight lucky customers participated...

How to Survive Disruption in Restaurant Industry

Views of the restaurant industry were at their highest in 2017, according to Gallup analytics, with 72% of respondents to the survey rating the...