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Majid Al Futtaim to boost investment in Oman by $1.8bn

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall and leisure pioneer across the Mena region will increase its investment in Oman by RO515 million ($1.83 billion) by 2020, in addition to the RO190 million already invested since 2001. The company’s investment strategy includes Mal

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Acer debuts liquid-cooled 2-in-1 notebook

Acer has announced the launch of its new Switch Alpha 12, the first fanless 2-in-1 notebook to use a 6th Generation Intel Core i7, Core i5 or Core i3 processor powered by Windows 10. The Switch Alpha 12 delivers a heightened level of mobility with Acer LiquidLoop cooling, excelle

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Lacoste launches new store at Kuwait’s 360 Mall

360 Mall, Kuwait’s iconic shopping mall owned by Tamdeen Shopping Centers, has launched the new Lacoste concept store. Brought by Habchi & Chalhoub, the store covers 201.93 sq m of retail space, and provides menswear, womenswear, kidswear, footwear, leather goods and ac

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Zebra wins 4 Red Dot awards for design

Zebra Technologies Corporation, a global leader in solutions and services, has won four Red Dot awards for high quality design. The company’s DS3600 scanner, the TC8000 touch mobile computer, the ZD410 compact desktop printer and the TC70 touch computer won the honours.

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Al Meera posts 14.6 jump in Q1 profits

Qatar-based Al Meera Consumer Goods Company has recorded a net profit of QR49.4 million for the first quarter of 2016 as compared to QR43.1 million ($13.5 million) for the same period in 2015, marking an increase of 14.6 per cent. Similarly, sales in the first quarter of 2016 gre

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Gold shoes steal limelight at Leatherworld

Unique handmade leather shoes made of 24 karat gold was the highlight of the opening day of Leatherworld Middle East, the Middle East’s only dedicated leather industry trade show, running from April 26 to 28 in Dubai, UAE. Launched for the first time in the region by A&

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Apple posts historic drop in iPhone sales

Apple on Tuesday posted its first-ever decline in iPhone sales and first revenue drop in more than a decade as the company credited with inventing the smartphone struggles with an increasingly saturated market. The company's sales dropped by more than a quarter in China, its

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Falcon Group in strategic deal with Aptec

Falcon Group has partnered with Aptec, an Ingram Micro company, to offer extended payment terms to its resellers, above and beyond its current payment period, creating differential advantage in the GCC region. Addressing the demands across the marketplace, this unique arrangement

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Attken Do It Best to open store in Saudi Arabia

Attken International has announced a partnership with the US-based Do it Best Corp, a member-owned fully integrated hardware, lumber, and building materials cooperative, to develop the first store of its kind in Saudi Arabia. Under the name of Attken Do It Best, the new store wil

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Huawei P9 launched in Middle East

Huawei Consumer Business Group has launched its new flagship smartphones, the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus across the region at an exclusive launch event at Dubai Design District. The Huawei P9 is the first smartphone co-engineered with the global iconic brand, Leica Camera AG. The P9&r

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