Frozen-themed Products Replace Furby as Most Preferred by Kids

Furby toys have been the most popular Christmas gift for kids in 2013 and many years ago when they just emerged. However, this year...

Breakfast: Still The Most Important Meal of The Day

There’s no mistaking the impact that technology is having on our daily lives—and its steadily expanding. Being connected can oftentimes encourage us to accomplish...

In Dubai Apple Store May Open Ahead of Black Friday 2014

Rumours about the opening of Dubai Apple Store have circulated in the media since 2011. Recently, they have resurfaced, but this time it seems...

Amazon Helps Businesses Handle Customer Payments

Amazon, the biggest online retailer, just introduced a credit card reader and a mobile payment app, which targets small and medium-sized brick-and-mortar stores. Competing...

Top 10 High Buzz Brands in UAE

Samsung, Google and Emirates top the mid-year brand rankings in UAE, recently released by research firm YouGov. During the first half of 2014, Facebook...

Online Shopping Marks a Birthday

This month, the world marks the 20th anniversary of online shopping. Twenty years ago, in 1994, the very first online purchase or secure retail...

Gulf Region An Attractive Prospect for Global Retailers

A young population, increasing spend by shoppers and a construction boom are all contributing to make the Gulf a highly attractive region for the...

UAE Consumers Among the World’s Biggest Beauty Spenders

True beauty lies within. However, consumers in the UAE willingly spend on beauty and personal care products. Moreover, the country’s beauty market is one...

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...

Dubai Fashion Sector Trade Grows 8%

Dubai’s trade in fragrance, beauty and fashion-related products reached AED 206 billion in 2013, a rise of 8% from 2012, according to a new...

Online shopping could be a ‘megatrend’ in the UAE

Retail gurus foresee e-commerce explosion Industry leaders speaking at London Business School say the UAE retail sector could see an e-commerce explosion within the next...

Global food prices jump again in March

Global food prices jumped 4.8 points to their 10-month high this March, according to the latest report from United Nations food agency. Food prices...