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A new training programme to create Sales Champions

 Dubai is the international capital of shopping, trade and commerce; thousands of sales are made every second, generating an enormous amount of revenue. Millions of...

Buy only 330 ml cans of Pepsi and Coca-Cola at AED1.50

Retail outlets in the UAE are allowed to sell only 330 ml cans, priced at AED 1.50 300 ml cans of Pepsi and Coca-Cola are...

Dubai Mall to become larger by adding 1 million sq ft

Further builds on The Dubai Mall’s success as the most-visited shopping and leisure destination in the world The Dubai Mall new expansion to draw on advanced...

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.

Over 4.75 million visited Emaar leisure attractions in 2011

Emaar Retail LLC welcomed more than 4.75 million visitors to its varied attractions in Dubai during 2011, recording a growth of over 13 per cent

Amazon Q4 Sales up 35% to $17.43 Billion

Amazon.com, Inc. announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011, with Q4 Sales up 35% to $17.43 Billion

Nakheel to build shopping mall on Palm Jumeirah

Nakheel, the largest Dubai-based property developer, is planning to build a 136,000 square metre mall at the end of the Palm Jumeirah.

Best-selling Products of 2011, Amazon

The following are the best-selling products on Amazon.com in 2011 (based on total units sold)

Dubai’s retail rebounds along the tourism sector

The retail sector is in a position to take advantage of the improving economic environment, with many retailers expecting better revenues in 2012. While recovery will be gradual, the bottoming out of two main sectors, hospitality and retail, is positive and reflects bright tourism and economic trends.

The Dubai Mall hosts 54 million visitors in 2011

The Dubai Mall achieved a record-smashing year in 2011 to become the world’s most-visited shopping and leisure destination, welcoming more than 54 million visitors in 2011.

Carrefour opens in Burj Views, Downtown Dubai

The store at Burj Views, Downtown Dubai, is one of four new Carrefour Market stores set to open by the end of 2011.

Dubai Duty Free’s ten month sales up by 16%

Dubai Duty Free is looking to achieve double digit sales growth for the year as sales up to the end of October reached an...

Carrefour Express stores rebranded to ‘Carrefour Market’ supermarkets

Two new Carrefour Market supermarkets opened, with two still to open in 2011 in the UAE With a focus on fresh, high-quality produce, low prices,...

“Product of The Year” now in UAE

A prestigious consumer award with worldwide recognition has now just been brought to Dubai and  the UAE: meet Product of the Year, an independent award...

Middle East Retail Sector to Reach $682b by 2013

The Middle East retail industry will grow at a CAGR of around 13 percent during 2009-2013 to reach over $682 billion by 2013, Companies...

Increase in retail sales expected during DSS 2008

Retail trade in Dubai is immensely contributing to further positioning the emirate as one of the world's major commercial centres