Saturday 10 December 2016

DMCC, Turkey plan gold exchange for Islamic markets

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), the free zone authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in the emirate, has signed a MoU with Borsa Istanbul to set up an universal Sharia-compliant gold exchange for Islamic markets. The MoU is aimed at extending the current scope of c


Sennheiser unveils $53,665 headphones in Middle East

Audio specialist Sennheiser has introduced one of the world’s most expensive headphones - the ‘Sennheiser HE1’ priced at €50,000 ($53,665), into the Middle East market. The HE1 is the most advanced high-end headphone that offers an unprecedented audio exper


Babycottons launches new winter collection in Kuwait

Babycottons, a children’s clothing brand, has launched its new Winter 2016 collection across its stores in Kuwait. The new collection features winter designs and warmer fabrics for the colder season. Babycottons, which has stores throughout the US, focuses on


250 exhibitors for Dubai consumer trade fair

More than 250 exhibitors representing 12 countries will take part in the upcoming International Autumn Trade Fair (IATF 2016).a leading event for consumer goods, in Dubai, UAE said event organisers. The event will be held from December 14 to 16 at Dubai World Trade Centre. The 31


Alshaya to open 32 brands at Mall Of Qatar

International retail franchise operator M H Alshaya is preparing to open 32 brands at the prestigious new Mall of Qatar– including eight brands that will be making their debut appearance in Qatar. The Mall, a major new retail, leisure and entertainment venue in Al Rayyan, o


Huawei Mate 9 smartphone launched in Dubai

Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) recently unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the long-awaited Huawei Mate 9 at an event at the Westin Mina Seyahi Hotel in Dubai, UAE. Dubai became the second city globally for the Huawei Consumer Group to launch the new flagship device w


Top jewellery show kicks off in Dubai

More than 300 exhibitors will be showcasing thousands of dramatic and beautiful jewellery pieces, home décor items and glamorous watches at the Dubai International Jewellery Week. The event, which opened today (December 7) will run at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) for the next


Ibn Battuta Mall sees record National Day crowds

Ibn Battuta Mall, a leading shopping and leisure destination in Dubai drew the biggest UAE National Day crowds in its history last weekend, with more than 213,000 visitors during the three-day holiday. The world’s largest themed mall welcomed 50 per cent more visitors compa


Al Meera marks 11th year with Grand Raffles

Qatar’s Al Meera Consumer Goods Company is celebrating its 11th anniversary with Grand Raffle Draws that will have 11 lucky winners walking away with grand prizes of QR11,111 ($3,050) each, in addition to 590 more prizes for shoppers. With a massive turnout of customers and


Abu Dhabi shopping mall plans $816m expansion

Marina Mall Abu Dhabi, a leading shopping destination in the UAE capital, has announced a Dh3-billion ($816 million) expansion plan which will see 120,000 sq m of space being added to the retail facility in two years. With UPC approvals well under way, the mall, which is owned by

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