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Dubai is world’s second top hot spot for international retail

2012 edition of How Global is the Business of Retail CBRE survey on global retail expansion revealed that Dubai ranked second most targeted city by...

How To Engage With Socially Conscious Consumers

Consumers around the world are interested in companies, such as for example Qatar Airways, that have implemented programs to give back to society, and...

Dubai Duty Free Named World’s Top Airport Retailer

It turns out, travelers are most sought consumers, as the latest data shows that global duty free and travel retail sales last year increased...

UAE Consumer Confidence rose in Q2 of 2016; Highest in MENA...

The United Arab Emirates’ second-quarter score reversed a four-point decline in the first quarter with a five-point increase to 109, making it highest in...

Online retail is booming: Watch AMZN ticker

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012 Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares jumped more than 19% during the last week For...

Who is the Mobile Shopper Today

Today, smartphones and tablet PCs are used for communication, information, entertainment and work. In addition, a rising number of people are using mobile devices...

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...

Middle East Council of Shopping Centre + Retail launches 2019 Directory

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres + Retail has launched the regions most extensive source to shopping malls, retailers & suppliers, the 2019...

Retail sector on the agenda at Cityscape Global 2012

MENA retail sector expected to reach US$1 trillion by 2014; Retail City reveals all as one of three conferences at Cityscape Global 2012 Emerging real...

13 Marketing Trends for Brands in 2013

The new 2013 year is almost here. As you have probably heard, 13 is a number that symbolizes many different things. In religion, 13...

Dubai consumers highly satisfied with steps to resolve complaints

DED call centre receives 2,965 consumer complaints during first three months of 2014 82% consumers satisfied with complaints resolution Complaints on services account for the largest...

My City Centre Masdar on track to open in Q2 of...

Majid Al Futtaim’s first shopping mall in the capital will bring a tailored retail and leisure experience closer to home for the fast-growing Masdar City community Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia is set to open its...

London the top city in Europe for international retailers

According to new “Destination Europe 2013” report by Jones Lang LaSalle Leading city: London ranked 1st, Paris 2nd and Moscow 3rd – but Moscow is...

62% UAE Residents Shop Online

Digitalks, Middle East’s first digitally-focused conference series ended on a high note, with an impressive line-up of visitors and international participants tackling the most...

The Future of Shopping

With the advancement of technology into our everyday lives, more shoppers are turning to online stores and services. But physical retailers will not vanish,...

Black Friday Online Spending Jumps 26% to $1.5 Billion in 2014

Black Friday Online Spending Surpassed $1 Billion in Desktop Spending Alone Black Friday Jumps 26% to $1.5 Billion Pushing Season-to-Date Growth Rate to 15% For the...

Dubai’s Gifting Weekend: Shop The Holiday Season Best Promotions

The inaugural Dubai Gifting Weekend line up has been revealed by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), which will run over three days...

Dubai closes down 8,894 social network accounts for peddling counterfeits

Accounts displaying counterfeits were found to have over 94.5 million followers Round-the-clock vigil to eliminate counterfeiting and ensure electronic compliance Part of safeguarding...