Black Friday Global E-Commerce Sales Growth Outpaces Cyber Monday

Black Friday global e-commerce sales growth outpaced Cyber Monday’s in major markets by more than 34% according to proprietary data by eShopWorld, one of...

GCC Smartphone Market Shows First Signs of Growth for Over a...

IDC's latest Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker for Q3 2018 shows that shipments of smartphones to the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) increased...

Safe Holiday Shopping Begins with Awareness

One of the most common pieces of advice we get about avoiding phishing scams is that, if it seems too good to be true,...

DED Adds 44 New Business Activities to Dubai’s Retail Industry

The Business Registration & Licensing (BRL) sector in the Department of Economic Development (DED), Dubai, added 44 new business activities across a number of...

“Oscars of the Retail Industry” – RECON MENA 2018 honors it’s...

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres hosts a successful RECON MENA 2018 (28th – 30th Oct) at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, DIFC, Dubai, UAE

Consumers Plan to Spend 4.1% More During This Holiday Season

Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,007.24 during the holiday season this year, up 4.1 percent from the $967.13 they said they...

RECON MENA 2018 – The Largest Retail Conference is Back

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres gears up for RECon MENA 2018; starting from October 28th until 30th at the Ritz Carlton Hotel,...

“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...