Sunday 26 April 2015

New mall developments to enter Bahrain market

The retail sector in Bahrain continues to thrive with newly delivered and upcoming developments announced in the past year, including destination malls such as The Avenues opposite to the Bahrain Bay on Manama Corniche and Seef Mall Muharraq which opened in the first quarter of this year, a rep


Maybach opens showroom in Abu Dhabi

Maybach, one of the most iconic and luxurious brands in the World, has opened its first boutique showroom outside Europe in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Maybach- Icons of Luxury was inaugurated by Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan yesterday (April 25) at the Yas Mall. Maybach


Bahrain Duty Free, MasterCard launch special offer

Bahrain Duty Free, the kingdom's airport retailer, is offering all the shoppers who use their MasterCard credit cards at its outlets a shopping voucher with a value of up to 15 per cent of their purchase amounts. This is part of the Bahrain Duty Free “Race to Win”


Sony raises 2015 profit forecast to $2.5bn

Japanese consumer electronics firm Sony Corp (6758.T) has raised its operating profit estimate for fiscal 2015 to 300 billion yen ($2.52 billion), or four times its previous estimate, the Nikkei reported on Saturday. Expectations for higher sales of display sensors used in mobile


Software developers see more Apple watch apps coming

Software developers who tried on an Apple Watch for the first time on Friday predicted a rush of new apps over the next few months, particularly in areas including health and messaging. Developers, who had been limited to using software simulators of the watch, discovered new pos


Samsung hints at new Gear smartwatch version

Samsung Electronics teased the market with hints of a new version of its Gear smartwatch on Friday, the same day that rival Apple's long-awaited wearable devices went on sale. The South Korean tech giant's official blog post showed images of smartwatch with a round face -


Apple Watch goes on sale amid supply shortage

The Apple Watch goes on sale around the world on Friday, the final stage of a protracted launch of Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook's first new product, capping months of publicity and a frenetic two weeks of pre-orders. Buyers can take the smart watch home from a handful o


Saudi malls security tightened after terrorism warning

Shopping malls in Saudi Arabia have tightened security after the interior ministry issued a warning over possible attacks. At the upscale Kingdom Centre Mall in central Riyadh, security guards inspected bags and scanned visitors with metal detectors before they entered, said a re


Richard Mille Boutique re-opens in Abu Dhabi

Richard Mille, a luxury Swiss watches brand, is set to re-open its Abu Dhabi boutique. The boutique space has been enlarged by 25 per cent from its original size enabling major renovations to take place, said a statement. Operated in partnership with Al Manara Inte


Cost of Galaxy's battle against iPhone on the rise

Samsung Electronics has pulled out all the stops on its new Galaxy smartphones, but their modest prices compared to the latest iPhones throw an uneasy spotlight on the long-term cost of fighting Apple's premium branding. The 64-gigabyte model of the Galaxy S6 edge costs $290.

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