Category Archives: Middle East

Landmark plans 20 new stores in Reem Mall tie-up

Landmark Group, a top retail and hospitality conglomerate, has announced a major new agreement with Reem Mall, Abu Dhabi’s latest retail and leisure destination, which will see 23 new stores opening in the UAE capital in 2018. As part of … Continue reading

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Dubai retailer Forever Rose to open hotels in London and GCC

The Dubai retailer Forever Rose is to expand into hotels, with the first one in central London, on expectations that tourism between the United Kingdom and the Arabian Gulf region will remain buoyant despite the vote to leave the European … Continue reading

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Top 10 brands for UAE consumers in 2016 revealed

This year’s rankings explore the major reasons that make these names tick among UAE residents Cleofe Maceda, Senior Web Reporter 10:08 July 17, 2016 Dubai: Emirates airline has earned the most positive buzz among consumers in the UAE this year, … Continue reading

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Dubai Summer Surprises begins on July 9

The 43-day event offers shopping, world-class entertainment and rewarding experiences, from July 9 to August 20, in what is the largest and longest summer extravaganza in the region. It’s themed “Own The Summer” this year. On the calender are visits … Continue reading

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BHS eyes a fresh start overseas following Qatari deal

In Britain BHS faced an insurmountable challenge but, in the Middle East, the retailer may still have a lease of life. The department store chain expanded across the Gulf and set up outposts in smaller markets such as Mongolia, Uzbekistan … Continue reading

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REVEALED: The UAE's 50 biggest companies

UAE telecommunications giant Etisalat has topped Arabian Business’s countdown of the Gulf state’s largest listed companies. With a market capitalisation of AED71.78bn (US$19.54bn) at the start of 2013, the firm beat lender National Bank of Abu Dhabi and port operator … Continue reading

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Dubai’s Just Falafel opens first store in London

Dubai’s Just Falafel opens first store in London Dubai-based restaurant chain Just Falafel has opened its first store outside the Middle East in London’s Covent Garden, amid plans to open 200 outlets in the UK over the next five years. … Continue reading

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