During the Annual General Assembly meeting 38- Fiscal year 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 02, 2020: The General Assembly of Union Coop – the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, distributed dividend at 24%, in addition to 6% return on shareholder purchases and so on for the Union Coop business for the fiscal year 2019. This announcement was made during the 38th General Assembly meeting, which was held online using a remote-attendance and voting system for the very first time.
H.E. Majid Hamad Rahma Al Shamsi, Chairman of Union Coop said: “The total profit distributed to the shareholders for the year 2019 amounted to AED 479.02 Million, and it accounts to 93.4% of the net profit, explaining that Union Coop achieved a net profit of AED 512.88 Million, which is a 10% ......read more
Retail Pioneer looks forward to easing the stress of consumers and support the decision of government authorities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 26, 2020: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE recently announced that all of its branches will operate 24X7, with exceptions of Al Mamzar, Al Mizhar Mini Coop, Coop the Pointe, Al Satwa and International City. This step is as a response to the decision of The Ministry of Health and Prevention, and National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, explaining that consumers can now shop any time – day or night as per their convenience.
Union Coop’s Director of Happiness and Marketing Department, Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki in a statement said: “Union Coop branches will operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, starting from ......read more
Retail pioneer confirms all necessary measures to make home delivery safe and secure for its valuable consumers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 24, 2020: Dr. Suhail Al-Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing Department at Union Coop stressed: “Union Coop follows the highest international standards of public health & safety throughout the year to ensure the display and delivery of products safely and healthily.” Highlighting the fact that Union Coop contracts with suppliers who abide by the International health & safety standards approved by the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and the Dubai Municipality in all the stages like importing, transporting, storage and distribution, until it is displayed in Union Coop branches.
“Union Coop is pursuing additional ......read more
Philippe PEGUILHAN - Country Manager of Carrefour UAE at Majid Al Futtaim Retail
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 23, 2020: While shopping malls are closing in the UAE, all our stores remain open and fully stocked for customers, operating at our regular times.
We encourage all our valued customers to shop responsibly and be mindful of others. We have full confidence in our stock and supply chain and we continue to monitor stock levels to ensure we adequately cater to customer needs. We are also working closely with suppliers to ensure that essential products remain at reasonable prices so that our customers don’t experience an increase in their shopping bills.
In addition to full sanitation of the stores, Carrefour is adding measures to ensure social distancing and preserve the health of ......read more
Relief will alleviate financial pressure for tenants across its malls in the UAE – Dubai Festival City Mall and Festival Plaza
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 March 2020: Al-Futtaim Group today announced that it will be making a substantial contribution to ease the financial burden of its retail tenants by offering a fund of AED 100 million to help its retailers affected by business disruption and slowdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund will cover up to three months’ rent relief for eligible tenants across its malls in an effort to aid the recovery of their businesses in the UAE.
Over the last week, a taskforce has been established to examine how Al-Futtaim could support its retail tenants as COVID-19 forced most residents of the UAE to spend more time at home. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (March 22, 2020) - Millennium Hotels and Resorts - Middle East & Africa pledged to provide all its rooms and facilities to support the nation overcoming the difficulties during the current situxation.
On March 19, the company posted a tweet by Mr. Ali Hamad Lakhraim Al Zaabi, President Millennium Hotels & Resorts - Middle East & Africa, on its official social media channel. In his tweet, Mr. Ali Al Zaabi pledged to make all the resources at Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA available for the benefit of the UAE.
Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA currently operates 45 hotels with almost 15,000 keys in addition to 32 hotels in the pipeline across the region. From a single property in Abu Dhabi, Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Africa has expanded into various ......read more
Home delivery to Ras Al Khaimah to ensure a smooth holy month for valued consumers
Dubai United Arab Emirates - March 18, 2020: Union Coop, UAE’s largest Consumer Cooperative has revealed that it has signed contracts worth more than AED 400 Million with suppliers, in preparation for the holy month of Ramadan. The step comes within the framework of its keenness to provide all goods and foodstuffs in large quantities to meet the needs of consumers during the Ramadan month.
Dismissing ongoing market rumors, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop, stressed that “These contracts will ensure sufficient quantities of basic food and non-food consumer goods during the Holy month of Ramadan, to meet the needs of the community, which further confirms that there is no fear ......read more
Did you know 76%* of people believe it’s important to spend quality time with their loved one on Mother’s Day, but a small present can go a long way too! Why not treat your Mum with our selection of gifts guaranteed to make her smile. Choose from a range of options including sumptuously silky nightwear, fabulous beauty products and gorgeous home accessories.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 16, 2020: Fujairah’s iconic family-friendly resort, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort is renowned for its mesmerizing landscape and distinctive cuisines. With 4 restaurants and bars offering an assortment of delicacies, palate-tingling appetisers and mouthwatering treats, guests at this luxury beach resort are surely spoiled for choices.
Views (12th April)
Head over to Le Meridien Al Aqah this Easter and enjoy a lavish brunch with a view of the azure Indian Ocean. Views restaurant is offering an all-you-can-eat buffet of well-known Easter favourites amid a festive ambience with lots of hops and grapes. Guests can kick back and enjoy the festivities while the tiny tots enjoy exciting games and activities to make Easter festivities more memorable.
Sunday 12th ......read more
Abu Dhabi; March 16, 2020: In pursuance of customer happiness, community safety, and overall visitor hygiene, Dalma Mall, the favorite mall of Abu Dhabi announced their public awareness campaign “WE CARE”. The mall has taken important safety measures by installing thermal scanners, multiple hand sanitizing units and intensified cleaning process across the mall.
Dalma Mall - which has over 450 stores has taken numerous measures, also following the guidelines of the local authorities. With the new campaign, the mall advises its visitors to stay clean to stay safe from any form of communicable diseases.
Bhupinder Singh, General Manager and CFO, Dalma Mall said, “Safeguarding the interest of all and to tackle the current scenario we have installed thermal scanners while working closely with the Department of ......read more
Developer Kleindienst Group combines innovation and creativity with sustainability that enhances marine life and expands the Emirate's hospitality offering
1. Nine innovative Seahorse villas are currently being ‘floated’ by Kleindienst Group a total of 78 villas will be ready by Q4 2020.
2. More than 1,500 construction workers, technicians, engineers and environmental experts are working on site to deliver the innovative dream island destination that is set to rival the islands in the Maldives.
3. Latest milestones in line with updated masterplan – Phase I and parts of Phase II of project including Sweden, Honeymoon Island, Monaco and Portofino to be delivered in 2020.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 15, 2020: ......read more
• 7-year payment plan offers highly attractive terms to buyers.
• Due to tremendous demand from customers seeking long-term value, Al Zahia kicks off new phase in uptown neighbourhood.
• New Woroud 3 building comprises studios, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments available at Sharjah’s premium urban centre.
Sharjah, UAE, 15th March 2020: Sharjah Holding PJSC, a strategic partnership between Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Sharjah Asset Management, has responded to high demand for residences at its Uptown Al Zahia neighbourhood by launching the community’s second phase. Uptown Phase two kicks off with the newly released Woroud 3 residential building. In a first for a Sharjah development, the latest phase also introduces a market leading seven-year payment ......read more
1. LUXURY CHOCOLATE FOR MOMS, Forrey & Galland - Make the important women in your life feel extra special this month by showing them your appreciation through exquisite chocolate collections from Forrey & Galland, with prices starting from AED115. From vibrant macarons and exquisite marzipans to the classic collection of delectable chocolates, express your love and appreciation to the special women in your life through excellently presented, personalised boxes with artisinal finishing and quality, donned in the best velvet, leather, wood and silk sourced from France, Italy and Switzerland.
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2. EARLY SPRING OFFERS, Sofitel Dubai The Palm - The early spring break is here, and the multi award-winning family hotel in Dubai, Sofitel Dubai The ......read more
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 15 March 2020: Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, dining, entertainment, and leisure destination, has announced the winners of its Spring Promotion 2020. On a spend of just AED 200, two winners drove away with brand-new BMW Z4 each while 60 others won fashion vouchers worth AED 2,500 each.
The winners shopped at Sahara Centre from 25 December 2019 till 13 February 2020 at Sahara Centre outlets and were selected during a live draw that was held in two batches.
The digital draws were conducted in the presence of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry representative. 60 lucky winners were also awarded vouchers from Jack & Jones and Vero Moda. With its commitment to customer happiness, Sahara Centre regularly conducts campaigns with the aim to enrich the ......read more
With 741 residential units, Olivz will be developed at Al Warsan First, close to the International City, with easy access to Mohammed Bin Zayed Highway
Date: Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2020
1. Danube Properties announces the launch of Olivz – a residential project consisting of 741 residential units and 24,000 Sq.ft. retail facility – with a development value of Dh400 million.
2. Olivz is the first real estate project to be launched in the UAE in 2020 – a landmark year – that will see market returning to growth due to growing demand picking up as World Expo 2020 nears.
3. With Olivz, Danube Properties development portfolio grows to 6,194 units, with a combined value exceeding Dh4.5 billion.
4. It has so far delivered 2,155 units with a combined sales value ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 11, 2020: Al Ghurair Centre, Dubai’s oldest shopping and lifestyle destination, is home to over 100 food and beverage outlets, many of which sit within its Dining District and all catering to the diverse mix of visitors that step foot inside #TheCentre every day. As we enter Dubai Food Festival, Al Ghurair Dining District is poised to welcome even more visitors through its doors, this year made even more attractive with the launch of its new free app, AGC Rewards app developed in partnership with The Entertainer which offers 2 for 1 deals on many of the F&B outlets and more.
Al Ghurair Centre’s Dining District is situated on the mall’s ground floor and spans over 3,000 square feet. Offering both indoor and outdoor seating options to serve guests all year ......read more
From installing sanitizer pods at multiple places to sanitizing the shopping Carts and Trolleys, Union Coop is doing everything for a safer shopping experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 10, 2020: Following the outbreak of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), Union Coop has been taking several measures to ensure the health and safety of their consumers. The Dubai-based retailer recently revealed that it has been getting the shopping carts and trolleys sanitized regularly to make shopping safer for its consumers.
Assuring a safe shopping experience to consumers, Union Coop’s Director of Happiness & Marketing Department, Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, said: “Union Coop management is very particular about permanently washing and sterilizing the shopping carts completely with water, soap and ......read more
• A gamified activation will offer instant prizes when shoppers spend AED 200 or more.
• Customers will also be entered into the draw to win a grand prize of 0.5 KG of real gold.
Dubai, UAE, 10 March 2020: City Centre Fujairah has launched a unique augmented reality maze in its mall. The immersive puzzle offers shoppers the chance to win a host of prizes from retailers, and at the same time, they could land the grand prize of solid gold simply for spending across the mall. The competition will run between 1 and 30 March.
In line with Majid Al Futtaim and City Centre Fujairah’s commitment to creating memorable moments, the interactive activity provides a whole new shopping experience for customers searching for an anything but ordinary retail trip. The maze not only ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 9 March 2020: Armstrong Ceiling Solutions continues to create exciting, vibrant spaces in the Middle East with the release of their new commercial guides for both coloured and black ceiling solutions.
Committed to designing human-centric spaces, Armstrong Ceiling Solutions enhances the customer experience by offering high-quality, engineered solutions in a multitude of colours and materials including mineral, metal, mesh, floating ceilings and suspension systems.
Each guide provides in-depth insight and detailed recommendations on the use of vibrant ceilings, fit for the purpose of any project. The guides recommend using light-coloured ceilings to achieve bright and social retail, reception and restaurant spaces and using dark hues or black ceilings to encourage contrast for cinemas, lounges ......read more
• Substation in the Thatta district in Pakistan’s Sindh Province links output from a new 50-megawatt solar plant to K-Electric’s grid.
• Project boosts renewable power supply in Karachi, Pakistan’s most populous city
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 09, 2020: Siemens has completed the supply of equipment and services for a major substation that will help in supplying low-cost electricity to Karachi, Pakistan.
Siemens completed the grid connection for Gharo Solar Ltd.’s 50-megawatt solar plant in the Thatta district in Pakistan’s Sindh Province through a 132 kilovolt (kV) grid station. Clean energy from the plant will feed into K-Electric’s power grid. This was the first contract that Siemens has completed for a solar ......read more
• Feast on beauty as renowned brands serve mouth-watering creations during
Dubai Food Festival
• Shoppers earn double SHARE points on all F&B and beauty buys during the festival
Dubai, UAE, 09 March 2020: In a unique twist for Dubai Food Festival, the worlds of beauty, luxury, and dining have converged as Mall of the Emirates hosts an array of pop-up culinary concepts curated exclusively by some of the mall’s internationally renowned brands. Until 14 March, select beauty and luxury brands are offering their own stylish selection of food and beverage options shaped by their unique collections, serving up premium delicacies using quality ingredients.
The fusion of food and beauty sees BVLGARI bring the taste of Rome with exquisite scoops of fresh and creamy ......read more
Due to the recent surge in demand for hand sanitizers and similar products, Union Coop ensures a steady price and supply for consumers
The demand for hand sanitizer and similar products is surging, prompting Union Coop to ration supplies and taking necessary steps to ensure smooth shopping experience for the consumers.
Emphasizing on the situation, Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness & Marketing Department, Union Coop said: “Personal care supplies, especially hand sanitizers are available in sufficient quantities that meet the need of shoppers in all Union Coop branches. We repeatedly stress that sanitizer prices have not seen any rise or any change as it violates Union Coop’s policy and is against the strategic objectives aimed at building a sustainable national economy that ......read more
Dubai, March 08, 2020: Al-Futtaim Technologies announced it has been awarded “Best Network Partner 2019” by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise during the company’s global partners conference, Connex20, held recently in Dubai.
The Best Network Partner award is delivered annually by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise to formally recognise its highest achieving partners from around the globe. The award was presented by Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise executives Rukmini Glanard, Executive Vice President – Global Sales & Marketing, Stephan Robineau, Executive Vice President – Networks Business Division, and Claudio Soland, Senior Vice President – Europe & South, to Murali S, Managing Director, and Hassan Ali, Divisional Manager, from Al-Futtaim Technologies.
Commenting on the award, Mr. Murali ......read more
The facilities cover total area of 8400 sqm, making it the largest number of warehouses rented for single company
Al Mazrouei: Our ability to draw in international companies reflects the competitiveness and comprehensiveness of our world-class services
Schüco Representative: SAIF Zone services will enhance our access to larger customer base in the region
Sharjah - 8 March 2020: The Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) has announced that Schüco International KG, a global leading system solutions provider for windows, doors and façades, is going to base its regional operations in the free zone, after a lease contract was concluded between both entities.
Under the agreement, Schüco will lease 14 warehouses covering a total area of 8400 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - March 07, 2020: The list is published in the Forbes Middle East March 2020 issue and has the profile of Top Marketing & Communications Professionals in the Middle East & Africa. TOP 50 Marcomm specialists from different industries and business sectors across 19 countries.
BEATRICE CORNACCHIA of Mastercard tops the list, followed by MUSTAFA SHAMSELDIN, Chief Marketing Officer of PepsiCo and ANDREW KVALSETH, Group Chief Commercial Officer of the Telecom giant Ooredoo Group.
V. Nandakumar, CCO of Middle East retail major Lulu Group at No.4 is the highest ranked Indian in the list, which is dominated by Arabs.
Of the 50 people who feature on the list, 22 are women and Egypt is the most represented Arab country with nine entries on the list. The companies that these ......read more
The German company announced details of its new offices at District 2020
Lease agreement will see 1,000 Siemens employees working from two buildings
As Expo 2020 Dubai’s Infrastructure Digitalisation Partner, Siemens is helping to create one of the most connected and sustainable World Expos, and a blueprint for future smart cities that will be carried forward in District 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 07, 2020: District 2020 has announced that one of its key anchor tenants, Siemens, will grow its presence within its innovation ecosystem ......read more
11 new Centrepoint stores set to open in the coming months across the GCC
- A joint initiative between Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) and leading retailer Centrepoint, a Landmark Group company, encouraged school children to provide designs for their upcoming “Store of the Future” in Mall of the Emirates.
- Winners, Angeline Benevides and Isaih Tarun, from Al Manahel Private School in Abu Dhabi enjoyed an exclusive preview of the project, just days before the new-look Centrepoint store completes
Dubai, United Arab ......read more
Northern Emirates, UAE, 04 March 2020: Majid Al Futtaim has revealed the three lucky winners of its New Year campaign that offered shoppers the chance to kick off 2020 with a brand-new car. The promotion was held across Majid Al Futtaim’s Northern Emirates malls of City Centre Ajman, City Centre Fujairah, and City Centre Sharjah.
UAE national Abdulla Al Mehrzi and India’s Kondonttayil Pulapparakath both picked up the keys to their own Jeep Compass compact SUV, while Marietta Pinto of the Philippines earned herself a Toyota RAV4 crossover SUV.
The winners ......read more
• Carrefour’s newest grocery concept brings fresh food and everyday supplies to underserviced neighbourhoods across Dubai.
Dubai, UAE, 3rd March 2020: Carrefour, operated by Majid Al Futtaim in the UAE, unveiled Mobimart, the region’s first grocery bus, bringing convenient and accessible shopping to the doorsteps of underserved neighbourhoods and communities across Dubai, six days a week.
Carrefour Mobimart offers customers an extensive variety of daily groceries and fresh food, including a selection of organic produce, frozen food, ......read more
• Campaign concludes with one golden grand prize winner announced at each mall.
• A gamified activation at City Centre Sharjah and City Centre Ajman will offer instant prizes when shoppers spend AED 200 or more.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 03, 2020: Majid Al Futtaim malls is testing the nerves of its customers with a string of surprise and suspense activities this March. Both City Centre Ajman and City Centre Sharjah are daring shoppers to play the ultimate game of chance with an array of top prizes on offer.
Gold ......read more
Abu Dhabi - March 02, 2020: Dalma Mall, one of Abu Dhabi’s iconic shopping destination, has been once again bestowed with the prestigious Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award – 2020 (SKEA) for demonstrating continuous contribution to its community and steady performance as a shopping center in Abu Dhabi.
The recognition is an outcome of Dalma Mall’s strategic implementation to achieve maximum level of operational excellence and to sustain its industry leadership.
Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA) was launched by the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and ......read more
Benefits include government revenue worth SAR 5 billion and 125 thousand jobs
27 February 2020 - Diverse municipal investments can give rise to more internationally competitive cities in Saudi Arabia and accelerate the Kingdom’s development in line with Vision 2030 by contributing SAR 20 billion annually to gross domestic product (GDP). Global management consulting firm Bain & Company presented this finding during the recently concluded Municipal Investments Forum in Riyadh.
Bain & Company led a workshop titled the ‘Role of Municipal Investment in ......read more
Sharjah, Feb 29, 2020: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, in collaboration with the Department of Town Planning & Survey, Sharjah Roads & Transport Authority (SRTA), and Sharjah Water and Electricity Authority (SEWA), has announced the launch of the infrastructure development project for the 10th industrial zone in Sharjah.
The new project is one of the pioneering initiatives with the aim of reconstructing the whole area, providing ......read more
Dubai, UAE - February 27, 2020: In a major milestone for the region’s construction sector and as part of its commitment to health and safety, AF Construction (AFC) has announced it has achieved 10 million man-hours without a lost time injury (LTI).
AFC achieved this significant landmark on January 30, 2020, at its Creek Horizon Tower project which marked 462 days without an incident. Over 67,750 task briefings were held and over 159,000 Don’t Walk Bys (DWB) were conducted resulting in raising the safety standard and quality for hazard assessment and work ......read more
The 5th season of Baby Race will run on two weekends from March 5th – 7th and March 12th- 14th
Al Ain, 24th February 2020: Bawadi Mall’s Baby Race is back once again for its 5th season this 2020. This year will surely be a lot more fun as the mall anticipates more parents to let their babies join the race.
The event, which will take place for two weekends from March 5th -7th and March 12th – 14th, will run from 5:00 until 8:00 PM at Bawadi Mall main atrium. Open to babies from 6 months to 16 months old, the event, billed as the slowest, yet cutest race, will see ......read more
Dubai investors have long had an interest in the UK property market, and in the past few years, this number has continued to rise. Now more than ever, overseas and Dubai-based investors are choosing UK property for a number of reasons. One of the biggest and most significant reasons is that the prices in the UK are affordable, yet the returns (in both capital growth and monetary value) are highly lucrative. People see the chance they have with how in demand the UK market is, and they take this chance with open arms.
Properties in Dubai and the UAE in general are expensive when you compare ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 23, 2020: Hormann has launched their new FlexFire protection curtain, specifically designed to provide the construction and other industrial sectors with unrivalled smoke protection in the event of a fire. Equipped with an intelligent FSA-FLEXControl hold-open device as standard, the curtain closes reliably if smoke develops. Combined with optical smoke detectors that monitor the door area, the hold-open device is perfect for fire protection. The system can also be connected to the on-site fire alarm system for a complete fire protection offering, supported by an optional ......read more
The family-friendly beach resort is treating guests with attractive deals all through March
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 20, 2020: Renowned for mesmerizing views of the azure Indian Ocean and the Hajar Mountains, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort offers novel experiences, making it an ideal getaway for families to relax. The luxury beach resort is home to 4 distinct dining ambiences and is bringing attractive deals for foodies and pampering guests at Spa Al Aqah all through March!
Mother’s Day special
Le Meridien Al Aqah is celebrating Mother’s Day ......read more
THE WORLD LEADING TRADE SHOW DEDICATED TO THE WORLD OF PROFESSIONAL CATERING AND HOSPITALITY SHOWCASED IN THE UAE
• A total of 821 companies (of which 371 foreign) have already signed up to the next edition of Hostmilano (from 22 to 26 October 2021)
• In 2019, the trade show closed with record numbers: more than 200,000 visitors, with 40% of those international, from 171 countries.
• For Italian and international exhibitors, Host offers the perfect platform for giving the world a sneak preview of the latest products/services in the ......read more
Engaging and interactive experiences to promote the Arabian Gulf League
ABU DHABI, UAE - February 18, 2020: Al Wahda Mall will be hosting activations for the Arabian Gulf League, UAE’s top professional football league consisting of 14 football clubs from across the country from the 20th to 22nd February, 2020 as they tour with engaging and interactive experiences that aim to promote the league.
The 2019/2020 season will witness a total of 182 exciting matches being played until May 2020 with football clubs battling for victory in their bid to win the Arabian Gulf ......read more
• Global fashion and lifestyle conglomerate Apparel Group will bring a variety of brands to Oman’s soon-to-be largest mall
• Mall of Oman is on-track to open by March 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 18, 2020: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia is on-track to deliver Oman’s ultimate shopping and retail destination, Mall of Oman. The mall announced today that it has reached an important milestone after signing a deal with retail ......read more
1,552 licenses released to establishments under ‘Production,’ ‘Under Process,’ and ‘Industry Pioneers’ categories
Construction, glass, metal, and chemical companies dominate Abu Dhabi’s industry sector
Abu Dhabi, 17 February 2020: The number of industrial facilities operating in Abu Dhabi grew by more than 57 per cent in 2019 to reach 66 facilities – recording a combined investment value of AED 6.29 billion - as opposed to 42 facilities in 2018, according to the latest edition of the annual Industrial Activity report issued ......read more
17th February 2020, Dubai, UAE: Emirati-grown purveyor of specialty coffees, Baristas’ Corner in partnership with Dalla Corte, Italian brand of espresso coffee machines, hosted The Coffee & Talks in Dubai event on 14th February 2020. Attended by VIPs, media partners & bloggers, baristas & coffee roasters, highlights of the evening include informal chats and conversations over steaming cups of coffee, an exciting latte art throwdown, coffee tastings and keynote presentations. The event brought all coffee lovers under one roof at C Central Resort The Palm, in the ......read more
The introduction of this campaign has ensured that the footfall on Monday is close to that on weekends
Al Ain, 17th February 2020: As part of its ongoing commitment to provide its shoppers with the best shopping, entertainment, and dining experience, Bawadi Mall, the largest shopping mall in Al Ain, launched the Happy Monday Campaign in December. The unique campaign is still running every Monday and will continue for the whole of 2020 and years to come.
Speaking about the success of the campaign, Bassam Saleh, Director of Marketing, Bawadi Mall said, “We created this ......read more
Get ready to step inside the amazingly coulourful world of #BurJumanFoodArt!
Dubai, UAE, 16 February 2020: Following the massive success of last year’s event, BurJuman’s award-winning #BurJumanFoodArt festival, the most Instagrammable foodie event in town, is making a return on the 20th of February.
Giant food art installations positioned throughout the Mall including spinning doughnuts, moving noodles, colourful sushi rolls, and an oversized popcorn tub sponsored by VOX Cinemas are guaranteed to make BurJuman’s Food Festival every ......read more
• Developer’s initial offering of 300 three- and four-bedroom townhouses have sold out
• Properties were offered with a competitive six-year payment plan and a starting price of AED 1.26 million
• Community features an abundance of facilities and amenities curated for the modern family
• Elan, part of Majid Al Futtaim’s premier Tilal Al Ghaf community, was designed using the principles of ‘placemaking’ to create a sense of belonging
Dubai, UAE, 15 February 2020: Majid Al Futtaim’s latest ......read more
Online shopping is shaping the future into a much advanced world. Businesses in UAE have already realized this potential and almost all the stores in the malls have online sellers along with physical stores. The ones who haven’t already moved are working on it. The ecommerce industry is thriving specifically in UAE because they are adopting different ways to make online shopping experience better for everyone. With great service comes great price but online promotions have become a norm in UAE making the experience much less expensive for everyone who wishes to venture into the ......read more
Abu Dhabi; February 12, 2020: Still can’t quite put your finger on how to impress a certain someone in your life this Valentine’s Day? Head to Abu Dhabi’s favorite mall, Dalma Mall and celebrate the week of love with your special one and win their heart instantly. The mall will rejoice the love season with various events, activations and a special game - ‘Locked in Love’. To participate and win big, mall patrons simply need to spend AED 200 across the mall (except Carrefour) throughout the week before the Valentine’s weekend and try their luck ......read more
AED 748 MILLION WORTH OF RETAIL SALES RECORDED AMONGST 21 PARTICIPATING MALLS
Dubai; February 12, 2020: The Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG), in collaboration with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), concluded a successful campaign for the 25th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival - ‘Spin & Win’, with an incredible response from the Dubai shoppers. Increasing the base of daily winners proved to be a major catalyst for the growing shopper transactions during the promotional run and also impacted the overall sales positively within all ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 10, 2020: Special activation area for memorable photographic opportunities and chances to win, all part of the festivities line-up.
This year Valentine's Day celebrations will be a special one at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall, Abu Dhabi's premier family shopping and leisure destination. A colourful Valentine's activation area featuring a heart shaped floral arch as the central highlight will be open to visitors where they can take selfies with their loved one from 13th to 15th February.
On the Valentine's Day, 14th ......read more
Kids and teens can access ‘The Fun Corner’ until 5 March
Dubai, UAE, 9 February 2020: There’s good news for the whole family as City Centre Sharjah has announced the launch of a compelling pop-up entertainment experience, The Fun Corner, available exclusively for young kids and teens. Open every day from 10am to 8pm, the hangout space allows mall visitors to drop their children off at a dedicated area to keep them entertained while they shop.
With a packed programme of daily entertainment, The Fun Corner offers free screenings of famous kids ......read more