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Diamonds will always be girls’ best friends

Diamonds giant De Beers reported a 27% bump in sales last year, but warned that 2012 will be a slower for business due to economic uncertainty.

Union Coop Launched ‘Drive Thru’ Shopping Service

Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE launched a new ‘drive-thru’ shopping service that allows consumers to shop from their vehicle, at...

Silicon Central Set to Transform Shopping into an Experience

Line Investments & Property LLC (LIP) reiterates leading position as the preferred investment and property management company for the retail sector with a focus...

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...

A Perfect Night’s Sleep at Robinsons’ John Lewis

John Lewis interacts with its customers on a different level John Lewis hosted a one-of-a-kind event: a sleepover in the store! Eight lucky customers participated...

Predictions for Record Mobile Shopping during 2014 Holiday Season

Almost a quarter of all online sales during the holiday season will be done via mobile devices, a record number for mobile shopping, according...

Holiday 2012 Shopping Trends

The big holiday shopping already started! People attacked online retail stores on Black Friday and yesterday the the e-commerce platforms exploded with visitors, because...

World’s Biggest Apple Store to Open in Dubai

Yet another "world's biggest" attraction is set to highlight the importance of Dubai in international news. And this time, the "world's biggest" is not...

Nakheel Mall Now 85% Complete

New retail and entertainment destination takes centre stage on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Construction of Nakheel Mall, the AED1.2 billion retail and entertainment destination at the...

Bricks and Mortar Retail in UAE will Survive Only with Digital...

A digital customer experience revolution will rejuvenate bricks-and-mortar retailing, but stores must start on the back foot In-store retailing has been under rising pressure from...

Prada opens a new store in Abu Dhabi

Prada opens a new store in Abu Dhabi, in the prestigious “Marina Mall”, thus continuing the brand's retail network international expansion. The store, designed by...

MENA Consumers Browse But Rarely Buy Online

Online shoppers in the Middle East and Africa spend a lot of time browsing for products on the web without buying them. The fact...

2018’s Key Trends for the Luxury Goods Industry

Luxury brands should devote particular attention to millennials and Chinese consumers in the coming years, according to True-Luxury Global Consumer Insight, the fifth edition...

Dubai Among World’s Top 5 Hottest Retail Destinations

London is the world’s most important destination for international retailers, followed closely by Dubai, according to the annual CBRE report. "How Global is the...

Dubai closes down 8,894 social network accounts for peddling counterfeits

Accounts displaying counterfeits were found to have over 94.5 million followers Round-the-clock vigil to eliminate counterfeiting and ensure electronic compliance Part of safeguarding...