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‘Market Outside The Box’ Is Back

Bespoke buys, avant-garde fashion, on-trend food trucks and handcrafted jewellery in an alfresco festival setting with the backdrop of the Burj Khalifa; Swyp Market...

Kuwait’s retail sector remains robust, bucking regional trend

Report gives sector-level analysis across residential, retail, office, industrial and hospitality property Includes pricing research and analysis of real estate trends in Kuwait...

Dubai Gifting Weekend Brings Great Cheer

As the month turns to December and the young and old can start counting down to the winter holidays, the Dubai Festivals and Retail...

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 Retail Calendar 2020 Revealed

The Dubai Retail Calendar 2020 has been revealed and will include the following festivals and events: Dubai Shopping Festival (26 December 2019 – 1 February...

Strong GCC Consumer Optimism Underlines Opportunities for E-Commerce & Tourism

In a recent regional BCG study, 90% of consumers have expressed high optimism for their futures, with more than a quarter planning to increase...

Dubai Shopping Festival To Shine Brighter Than Ever in Landmark 25th...

The 2020 edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival is a celebration of 25 successful years of establishing Dubai as a leading retail destination...

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...

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...