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Nakheel Mall opens on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah

Nakheel Mall, the new shopping, dining and entertainment destination at the heart of Palm Jumeirah, was officially opened by Nakheel Chairman, Ali Rashid Lootah...

Focus on “Technology” at Retail Congress MENA 2019

Retail Congress MENA 2019’s first day of the conference on was packed with high energy and focus on “Technology”, the sessions were presented by...

Are Millennials Resetting the Flavours of the F&B Industry?

There are plenty of stereotypes surrounding millennials. Their supposed fascination with avocados, reluctance to leave the family home, and obsession with social media have...

“The Age Of Focus” marks 26th year of the Retail Congress...

Celebrating its 26th year, the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres & Retailers (MECS+R) is proud to organize the Retail Congress Middle East &...

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...

Emaar Malls to distribute Dh1.3b cash dividends to shareholders

The fourth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Emaar Malls will be held on April 23, 2019, which will discuss the proposal of the board...

1 in 5 UAE residents are likely to buy a new...

Men are more likely to buy a car online as compared to women A fifth of UAE residents are likely to buy a first-hand car...

Finding Commercial Space and Business Opportunities in the Heart of The...

*For a free consultation on finding retail space in Dubai, feel free to email here or contact +971 56 684 9810 Starting a business, or...

2019 BrandIndex Women’s Choice Rankings in MENA

These brands have recorded the highest Impression scores in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt The 2019 YouGov BrandIndex Women’s Choice Rankings reveal Dubai’s flag-carrier...

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...

Love is in the Details: UAE Consumers Plan Ahead for Valentine’s...

Annual study from Mastercard indicates the majority of gift purchases take place three days before February 14, and highlights a growing preference for...

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...

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