Future of Retail: Industry must invest for the long-term

Every year, the battle to survive as a brick-and-mortar retailer gets tougher. As consumer expectations heighten and ecommerce sales continue to rise, businesses too...

Central Park Towers at DIFC welcomes key tenants

Central Park Towers, one of Dubai’s leading commercial, retail, and residential destinations in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has been tremendously successful in attracting...

‘Consumer Friendly Standards’ to improve relations between traders and consumers

First-of-its-kind standards in the region will be announced in Q1 2019 itself Open to all businesses in Dubai; submissions will be received online ...

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...