Sunday 28 November 2021

Omnichannel set to strengthen the UAE retail sector

UAE residents prefer to purchase clothes, bags and accessories in-store, with convenience (51%), an enhanced shopping experience (49%) and competitive pricing (44%) being the main motivators, a survey reveals.   As Covid-19 cases continue to decline in the count


Store Makers sets up retail interior powerhouse for Middle East

  The Store Makers in the Middle East is set to bring three strong brands under one roof starting from January 1. The new entity, which unites JWP Technical Services, HDD Interiors and umdasch, aims to be a powerhouse for retail interiors in the region with its substantial m


Lulu Group, Centrepoint & Enoc among RetailME award winners

As many as 28 retailers, including Lulu International Group, Apparel Group, Centrepoint, Enoc, Splash and Jashanmal have won the prestigious RetailME Awards 2021.    Held alongside the 10th Middle East Retail Forum in Dubai on Wednesday some of the other aw


LG launches new UltraGear gaming monitor in Gulf

LG Electronics (LG) has launched its latest LG UltraGear monitor (model 27GP850-B) in the Gulf region, ushering in a new era of competitive gaming, with its focus on ergonomics, sleek design and customised sensory experience. LG UltraGear gaming monitors are designed to give game


Avoiding the shopping blues: How to shop online safely

With the holiday shopping bonanza right around the corner, here's how to make sure your online spending spree is hacker-free   Black Friday is almost upon us and Cyber Monday is just around the corner, which means that most of us will be on the hunt for the


UAE poised to surpass UK in e-commerce penetration

The UAE is poised to surpass the UK in e-commerce penetration as more businesses in the Gulf country take steps to expand their online presence, Ziad Chehade, Head of Business Marketing Mena for Google said today (November 23).   Sharing his insights at the 12th


CallisonRTKL and Kaden reshape Saudi retail experience

CallisonRTKL (CRTKL), a global consultancy specialised in architecture, design and technology, has unveiled its role in the design of the mega-project, Riyadh Front, a new retail destination in the heart of Saudi Arabia’s capital.    The development,


Retail, fast-food sectors driving growth for GapMaps in UAE

GapMaps, the Australian cloud-based mapping software specialist, continues to expand its international presence, which now extends to 21 countries including the UAE.   Despite Covid-19, the retail sector has adapted to new customer demand patterns and built new


Tanishq to open three new stores in UAE by year-end

Tanishq, a leading jewellery brand from Indian multinational conglomerate Tata Group, has announced plans to open three new stores in the UAE - two in Dubai and one in capital Abu Dhabi - this year as the country gears up for its 50th national day celebrations.  


200 experts to take part in Middle East Retail Forum

More than 200 retail industry experts from 120 participating companies including 40 speakers will discuss the roadmap for the future of retail experiences at the upcoming 10th Middle East Retail Forum in Dubai, UAE. The event takes place on November 24 at the Conrad Dubai Hotel.

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