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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

Consumers Plan to Spend 4.1% More During This Holiday Season

Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,007.24 during the holiday season this year, up 4.1 percent from the $967.13 they said they...

RECON MENA 2018 – The Largest Retail Conference is Back

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres gears up for RECon MENA 2018; starting from October 28th until 30th at the Ritz Carlton Hotel,...

“Future Proof Retail” at RECon MENA 2018

Middle East Council of Shopping Centre’s theme is Future proof retail for RECon MENA 2018 from 28th – 30th October at the Ritz Carlton Hotel – DIFC, Dubai, UAE

Smart Stores Expo 2018 Opens

Event is bannered under the theme ‘Explore the Future of Smart Retail’; will feature a three-day exhibit and a two-day conference All is set for...

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...

Physical Stores Are Not Going Out of business, But Due for...

Brick-and-mortar stores will still play key role in the region’s future retail landscape With the proliferation of smartphones and expanding internet connectivity across the region,...

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...

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...