Saturday 25 March 2017

Emaar Malls bids for to challenge Amazon

Emaar Malls, the shopping-centre arm of leading property developer Emaar, has made a bid for Dubai online retailer, seeking to challenge an existing offer from online retail giant Amazon, according to a report.   The unit of Emaar Properties offered abo


Saudi Arabia ranks 3rd globally for smartphone use

Saudi Arabia ranks third in the world, with 72.8 per cent of population using smart mobile devices, compared to 23 million smartphone users worldwide, according to leading China-based Internet search provider Baidu. With the growth of the telecom industry, the number of smartphon


Huawei offers pre-booking of P10 phones in UAE

Huawei, a leading global technology company, has announced the pre-booking of its latest flagship devices, the Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus from March 25 in the UAE. Either in-store or online, customers can pre-book the smartphones co-engineered with Leica Camera AG to ensure t


Nakheel floats tenders for Dubai mixed-use complex

Nakheel, a leading UAE-based developer, has issued a tender for the construction of a mixed-use complex at its shopping, residential and leisure destination Dragon City in Dubai. The mixed-use complex will come up south-west of the existing Dragon Mart over a 230,000-sq-m area wi


Casio launches new Edifice watch

Casio Middle East FZE, the regional arm of Casio Computer Company, a multinational consumer electronics and commercial electronics manufacturing company, has revealed the Saudi Arabia launch of the Edifice ERA-600, the latest addition to the Edifice brand of luxury watches for men.


Christie’s Dubai auctions fetch $13. 43m

Christie’s Dubai March auctions of modern and contemporary Middle Eastern art and important watches realised a total of $13.43 million, setting new records.    The Modern and Contemporary Middle Eastern Art sale held during the evening of March 17 concluded Dubai


Better Life launches new savings campaign

Better Life, one of the leading home appliance retailers in the UAE, has introduced the ‘Better Deals’ campaign to offer customers unprecedented value on purchases in all its stores across the UAE.   A division of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, Better Life said th


MallfortheWorld launches service in Gulf

MallfortheWorld, a global e-commerce platform, has announced that consumers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar will now have access to over 150 of the leading retailers in the US through its app, marking its foray into the Middle East.   MallfortheWorld is the parent company


Work begins on key Oman retail destination

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall and leisure pioneer in the Middle East and North Africa, has started work on its Mall of Oman, a super-regional retail destination coming up in the sultanate, said a report. The mall is located at Madinat Al Irfan, the new central busin


Dubai kicks off Meydan One Mall development

Dubai has launched the groundbreaking of the new Meydan One Mall development, which will feature 620 retail shops including two major department stores and a 131,150 sq ft hypermarket as well as a retractable skylight. Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dub

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