Tuesday 16 October 2018

Robinsons opens in Riyadh

Robinsons, the luxury fashion retail store established in 1858, has opened its very first store in Saudi Arabia, at the prestigious Kingdom Mall in Riyadh, one of the city’s largest malls.    The store opened with an exclusive event, offering a range


The Avenues - Bahrain wins best retail architecture award

The Avenues - Bahrain, the first commercial and leisure mall of its kind in the kingdom with a unique 1.5-km-long waterfront, has won major recognition at the Arabian and African Property Awards 2018-2019 ceremony held in Dubai. The Arabian and African Property Award is one of th


Etisalat Digital offers glimpse into future of retail

Etisalat Digital is embracing the future of retail at this year’s Gitex Technology Week, offering a seamless shopping experience through face recognition, artificial intelligence, image recognition and computer vision technologies.    Some of the unpr


Visa to unveil new platform, Fintech startups at Gitex

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, will showcase its Visa Developer platform and fintech partners from regional programs including winners of its ‘Everywhere Initiative’ and participants of DIFC’s Fintech Hive accelerator program, at the Gitex Future Stars.&


Samsung unveils Galaxy A9 smartphone

Samsung Electronics has announced the Galaxy A9, a smartphone featuring the world’s first rear quad camera. The Galaxy A9 is tailored for those who know what they want, and go after it. Whether it’s capturing a dare-devil selfie or that perfect panorama, the Galaxy A9


Al Araimi Boulevard welcomes new mall manager

Oman-based Al Raid Group, a leader in quality lifestyle projects, has appointed Moninder Brar as the mall manager of its Al Araimi Boulevard (ABLVD), one of the sultanate's largest forthcoming shopping, entertainment, and lifestyle destinations.    Brar is the former


Omega unveils new Seamaster Professional Diver 300M collection

Since 1993, the Seamaster Professional Diver 300M has enjoyed a legendary following. Loved for its design and ocean technology, the original timepiece signalled Omega’s triumphant return to the world of diving watches and also ignited the brand’s long-standing partner


Nokia 7.1 launch set in Bahrain

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced the launch of Nokia 7.1 -  the first smartphone to come with PureDisplay screen technology – in Bahrain.   The Nokia 7.1’s stunning HDR display lies within a masterfully crafted, gorgeous desig


Cofely Besix wins Al Ain retail projects contract

UAE-based Cofely Besix Facility Management (CBFM) said it has been awarded the contract to provide facilities management services for two of Al Ain's retail developments - Al Jimi Mall and Shabahat Plaza. Al Jimi Mall is a shopping and entertainment location in the heart of t


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