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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...

Most People Plan to Start Their Black Friday Shopping at 3:29...

Groupon finds that most people plan to start their Black Friday shopping at 3:29 p.m. on Thanksgiving! Surprisingly, the survey also found that people...

Black Friday Shoppers More Adventurous Than Non-shoppers

Black Friday has widely been recognized as the busiest shopping day of the year, with many retailers offering new promotions and heavily discounted items...

Success Triggers Desire for Luxury Goods

Footballers in flashy cars, real estate agents in Armani suits, trophy wives with Chanel bags: what drives people to purchase luxury goods? It may...

Money, Not Access, Key to Healthy Food Choices

While access to healthy food is a significant challenge for many, the biggest variable limiting diet choices is the lack of financial resources. Having...

Amazon Prime Day Would Generate About $1 Billion Sales

Amazon's annual Prime Day is turning into one of the biggest shopping events of the year. Only AliBaba's 11.11 Singles Day topped last year's...

Mobile Shopping Not That Good; Bring Back The Desktop

How many online stores have you clicked on recently that haven't converted their format to mobile shopping applications? It is becoming a bit frustrating...

Scientifically Proven: Material Purchases Can Make You Happy

Believe it or not, researchers have shown that buying items can make you happy. From sweaters to skateboards, material purchases provide more frequent happiness...

Amazon Launches Cashier-free Store: Walk in, Grab What You Want and...

Amazon Go is a new kind of store featuring the world’s most advanced shopping technology. No lines, no checkout – just grab and go! What...

How to Use Online Coupons to Get Deals

You have most probably seen a little empty coupon code box at the checkout of your favorite online stores. Applying a coupon code is...

How TV Affects Your Spending

Researchers have argued for decades how TV influences kids – their health, their habits, weight, grades…But a few of us know that television can...

The UAE loves a bargain but 70% will always pay more...

New research from YouGov has revealed that UAE consumers will not forgo quality to find the right price when shopping around for the best...

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,...

No. 8 Best-selling smartphone during holiday season 2015: iPhone 4

Surprise! Surprise! iPhone 4 at the price of $59 is the eight best-selling smartphone during the 2015's holiday season. It is still available on Amazon...

10 Most Clicked-through Products during Black Friday 2015

People want bigger TVs, mobile apps and cleaner teeth The 2015's Black Friday sale is officially over and the sales numbers we saw look rather...

Electronics Holiday Gift Guide Revealed

With more than 600 of this year’s hottest items, organized by category and gift recipient, the newly launched Electronics Holiday Gift Guide and Gift Finder...

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in December

With Black Friday sales already gone, most people have bought by now all their Christmas gifts and holiday decorations. But those who are just...

Black Friday Online Sales Up 9.5 Percent; How People Shop

Black Friday Online Sales Up 9.5 Percent, Mobile Sales Up 28.2 percent A record online and mobile shopping during Black Friday was reported based on...