Tuesday 26 March 2019

Mobiles top mode of shopping for Saudi millennials

Eighty-five per cent of millennials (those aged 18-34 years old) in Saudi Arabia use their smartphones for shopping either for the same amount or more than they did last year, said a new study, adding that around 27 per cent of the Saudi population are millennials. The research&m


Dubai RTA enables nol payments at Al Maya

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said that holders of nol cards could now pay for purchases at Al Maya Supermarkets. The procedure has been enabled through MercuryPay platform. “This service is now available at all retail outlets of Al Maya Supermarkets in


AliExpress marks anniversary with 50pc discounts

AliExpress, a global online retail marketplace under Alibaba group, is launching its ninth anniversary sale, enabling consumers in Saudi Arabia to shop from over 100 million products at up to 50 per cent discounts. The AliExpress Anniversary Sale runs from March 28 to 31.


Messe Frankfurt to launch new interiors lifestyle expo in ME

Messe Frankfurt Middle East, the regional arm of international trade show and conference organiser Messe Frankfurt, has announced plans to launch a new exhibition targeting the wider Middle East, African, and Central Asian markets. Interior Lifestyle Middle East will debut in Mar


Al Shifa Honey clarifies only two batches withdrawn

Al Shifa Honey revealed that the decision by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) to suspend the circulation of Al Shifa Natural Honey pertains to two specific batches and not the company’s full products line. The withdrawal decision is applicable for the bat


Emirates NBD, Dubai Mall celebrate spring in Fashion Avenue

The Dubai Mall and Emirates NBD have partnered together to celebrate the launch of the new Spring collections in Fashion Avenue in conjunction with M Woods at The Dubai Mall art exhibition. This exhibition of important art from China’s M Woods Museum will be shown throughou


Foldable Huawei Mate X 'to change the way we work, connect'

Huawei Mate X, launched at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona recently, is expected to offer a new generation of connectivity, marking yet another shift in the development of smartphones.   The Huawei Mate X, claimed to be the industry’s fastest 5G fol


Aldar completes $272m UAE mall expansion

Aldar Properties, a leading property developer in the UAE, has officially opened the outdoor retail park at Al Jimi Mall, the first shopping and entertainment destination in Al Ain, following a key expansion and renovation programme. The expansion to Al Ain’s shopping and e


Kone wins major Abu Dhabi mall contract

Kone, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, is set to equip Reem Mall, a key retail, leisure, dining and entertainment destination currently being built on Reem Island on the northeast coast of Abu Dhabi. The Reem Mall project is being developed by Al Farwaniya


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