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Black Friday, Cyber Monday 2017 Set to Break Sales Records

The holiday shopping season of 2017 has officially kicked off. Online retail giant Amazon has opened it's Black Friday Deal Store and already runs...

Luxury brands must navigate technology and consumer forces to remain competitive

Global luxury brands should take advantage of evolving technological and consumer demands to help boost profits and remain competitive, according to the 2nd annual...

Apple’s biggest marketing secrets revealed accidentally

With share price undisturbed by recently reported slowing smartphones' sales and investors focusing on the coming iPhone 5, Apple doesn't need to develop inventive...

How to Survive Disruption in Restaurant Industry

Views of the restaurant industry were at their highest in 2017, according to Gallup analytics, with 72% of respondents to the survey rating the...

UAE Retail Malls: Positive Outlook Drives Expansion

The highly evolving retail market in UAE, not only has grown to be the first shopping destination in the region but it continues to...

Digital Transformation Driving Future of Retail

While the global e-commerce market continues to grow, today’s consumers still like to visit brick-and-mortar stores regularly and retailers must rethink their business model...

Amazon says “Prime Day” peak order rates have surpassed 2014’s Black...

Amazon says "Prime Day" peak order rates have surpassed 2014's Black Friday order rates and this seem very much possible as we are closely...

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...

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...

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...

Dubai to Certify E-commerce Websites

Dubai Economy has launched a new initiative to certify e-commerce websites as part of its efforts to protect consumers, resolve their complaints, and ensure...

Dubai’s Malls Migrate Online amid Covid-19 Shutdown

In mid-April The Dubai Mall, the largest retail space in the UAE, announced the launch of its own virtual store on the Gulf e-commerce...

Apple Now Accepts PayPal Payment

PayPal payment is now an option offered by Apple to customers at the App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes, according to a blog post by PayPal COO...

Tough times for UAE retailers; Consumers spend on out-of-home dining

The retail sector in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi saw no noticeable growth during first half of 2016, according to Knight Frank. Demand remained subdued...

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...

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...

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...

4,000 Amazon Echo Devices Sold in 15 minutes during Prime Day

Amazon Prime members are shopping at record rates and will find more deals coming all day. This is exactly what the retailer wanted and “Prime...