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.
Rate – Ranging from AED115 to AED1000
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
Abu Dhabi, UAE - September 07, 2019: Mushrif Mall hosted UFC athlete Andrei Arlovski as part of their Abu Dhabi Showdown Week activations, and will continue to host UFC and fun fitness activities and activations daily until 7th September between 11 am and 10 pm.
The Meet & Greet with Belarusian mixed martial artist and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Arlovski, fitness challenges, photo opportunities with a replica UFC Championship Belt and spot prizes, drew shoppers and fans to the central area of the mall.
Aravind Ravi Palode, Mall Manager at Mushrif Mall said, “It was ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 03, 2019: Visitors enjoy great activities, amazing deals and chances to win Jeep Wrangler Sport 2019 as the grand prize
The month long celebrations come to an end at Bawabat Al Sharq Mall as the final winner Abdulla Kunnil Momhammed Kunhi drives away the grand prize. The key of the Jeep Wrangler Sport was presented at a glittering grand prize ceremony held on Saturday, 31 August at 8:00 p.m.
This year, Bawabat Al Sharq Mall celebrated Back to School and Eid al-Adha with awesome deals, live shows, and varied fun ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 03, 2019: A Meet & Greet with current UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman on 5th of September will be at Al Wahda Mall, as part of activities and photo opportunities for mixed martial arts fans. The event is part of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week set for 7th September on Yas Island.
Al Wahda Mall will run UFC activities daily from 3rd September to 5th September between 11am and 10pm.
Mr. Navaneeth Sudhakaran, General Manager, Al Wahda Mall said, “Al Wahda Mall is honoured to align itself with the excellence of this inaugural ......read more
Last summer edition of free family event on Saturday, 7 September
Dubai, 2 September 2019: The Cigna Park Run at Ibn Battuta Mall will reach a thrilling conclusion this weekend with the fourth and final edition of the indoor summer run series on Saturday, 7 September.
Gather family and friends for a walk, jog or run through the world’s largest themed mall in air-conditioned comfort, before enjoying a range of retailer offers at Ibn Battuta Mall.
Held in collaboration with RaceME, the region’s leading sports events company, Cigna Park Run at Ibn Battuta Mall has ......read more
Automation experts to unwrap industry-changing technology at SPS Automation Middle East 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 02, 2019: Deep insights into the future of the Middle East’s design, manufacturing and construction sectors will be unveiled this week at SPS Automation Middle East, the region’s only showcase for innovative solutions in the automation industry which runs at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 3-4 September 2019.
One of the most incisive examinations of the region’s readiness for ......read more
The focus for the month of September is at the below mentioned outlets,
• Dubai International Hotel : Early Bird offer.
• Cho Gao : Chefs' Special of the Month.
• The Gallery : Chefs' Special of the Month.
• Sky Bar : Chefs' Special of the Month.
• Ahlan Lounge @ Concourse B : Chef's Special of the Month.
• Timeless Spa : The Smile Bar - Teeth Whitening Special
• G-Force Health Club : 2 for 1 Special ......read more
Mouse in the mall!
• Cat and mouse rivals will be touring City Centre Ajman, City Centre Fujairah, and City Centre Sharjah malls with an entertainment programme the family will love.
• City Centre Fujairah will be the first mall to host the cartoon pair from August 28 to 31, followed by City Centre Ajman between September 4 to 7 and City Centre Sharjah between September 11 and 14.
• Duo will be the centrepiece of a meet and greet, sing along shows, and arts & crafts workshops
• Entertainment is part of a back-to-school programme across ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 29 August 2019: This back-to-school season, parents have more reason to head over to Marina Mall for their annual school supplies errands.
As part of the Retail Abu Dhabi (RAD) initiative by Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism, customers who spend AED 200 in a single transaction at stores taking part in Back-to-School promotion until September 7th, will be eligible to enter a digital raffle for a chance to win one of three luxury cars.
Every AED 200 spent equates to a raffle entry, spending AED 400 results in two chances to win and so on. To take ......read more
BENTO BOX AT TASTE (NEW)
Boasting of sublime flavours and striking presentation, Taste restaurant presents a 4-course Bento Box that you can customize to your preferences, for just AED 99++! With a choice of Indian and Thai cuisine, build your own Bento Box, with a piping hot soup, starter, flavourful mains and mouth-watering dessert for dinner or Friday lunch, all through September at Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort!
SEAFOOD PAELLA AT GONU (ON-GOING)
Combining its much-loved seafood with exotic flavours, diners at Gonu can enjoy a plateful of seafood paella, for just AED 40! ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 28, 2019: Majid Al Futaim in collaboration with Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, has launched the All-New VOX cinemas. A private space where you can pick the movie and enjoy an exclusive dining experience before your screening? If this describes how you would want the ultimate luxury movie-watching experience, then look no further than Majid Al Futtaim’s latest innovative collaboration between Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates and VOX Cinemas.
A first-of-its-kind in a hotel, the private screening room along with a lavish ......read more
In line with the Dubai Government’s plans to attain a green economy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28th August 2019: In a bid to reduce the mall’s ecological footprint, Dubai Festival City Mall is embarking on an ambitious journey in partnership with the French-based utility company, SUEZ Water Technologies to reduce its waste by 75% by 2022. This initiative falls in line with Dubai Festival City’s efforts and the Dubai Government’s plans to attain 75% of waste diversion from landfills by 2021 . Dubai Festival City Mall currently recycles 11% of ......read more
SEPTEMBER F&B and STAYCATION PROMOTION
Back to School Brunch
Date: Friday, 13th September 2019
Details: Yalumba from 12:30PM to 3:30PM
Price: AED 389 Basic Package
AED529 Premium Package
Summer is ending but the fun isn’t!
Dine, dance, play and re-live the good old days as you have a nostalgic time at Yalumba and get a chance to win exciting gifts if you come in your best school costumes. Plus, an additional happy hour from 3PM to 7PM just to keep your party ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 27, August 2019: To celebrate Emirati Women’s Day on Wednesday 28th August, Robinsons is offering complimentary beauty services and amazing discounts. Home to leading Emirati fine jewellery brands, including Gafla, Ruwaya and Amwaj to glamorous womenswear from Abeer Al Suwaidi, Kanzi and Shatha Essa, as well as fragrances from Tola and Hind Al Oud – shoppers will be spoilt for choice. Whether shoppers are looking for exceptional experiences or fabulous designs, Robinsons is the ultimate destination this Emirati Women's ......read more
• Al Ain’s largest shopping mall held performances by duo clowns to further entertain crowd
• Inflated mascots to mingle and play with kids as well
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 27th August 2019: YouTube’s popular Arabic kids’ show “Fozi Mozi & Tutti” came to Bawadi Mall this August. The famous characters of the YouTube show performed at Bawadi Mall’s main atrium.
“We would like to be part of our visitors holiday celebration. To make the commemoration extra special this 2019, we brought ......read more
A new experience with a grand bowling alley, VR and sports simulator games, and a restaurant
Abu Dhabi; 26 August 2019: Dalma Mall, one of Abu Dhabi's iconic retail destination inaugurates Zeal Entertainment Centre, and introduced one of the most unique entertainment venues that marries sports, virtual reality, music and dining into an immersive and innovative social experience for family, friends and children alike.
The all new entertainment centre was inaugurated by Mr. Mohamed Al Mazrouei – Executive Director – The Developers holdings LLC, Mr. ......read more
This summer, Majid Al Futtaim malls across Dubai are helping to make back-to-school shopping a more rewarding experience
Dubai, UAE, 26 August 2019: With a new school year fast approaching, parents are on a mission to kit out their kids with everything they need to stride into the classroom with confidence and make the best possible start to the new term. To make the big back-to-school shop that bit more rewarding, Majid Al Futtaim malls across Dubai have launched a host of generous promotions, ready to take advantage of today.
Shop, win, and save BIG
Before they’ve ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 22, August 2019: Shaza Hotels has announced the opening of the highly anticipated Al Badayer Oasis – Sharjah Collection by Mysk. Owned by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), Al Badayer Oasis is a picturesque desert retreat set against the sweeping dunes of central Sharjah.
Mr. Simon Coombs, President & CEO of Shaza Hotels, stated, “We are delighted to expand our presence in the UAE with a unique property like Al Badayer Oasis and a partner like Shurooq and look forward to delivering unparalleled ......read more
“Fairway – The Market”, a joint Venture of KBBO - Group & Fathima Group of Companies opens its first store in UAE
Dubai – August 22, 2019: “Fairway – The Market” promises to deliver consistently superior customer service standards with high-quality, fresh, seasonal and flavor-focused foods and daily essentials. Fairway’s unique concept of providing delicious experience to customers with preferred cuisine of live cooking, shawarma, grilled food, chaat & papdi counter, fresh juice, grilled sandwiches coupled with dine-in ......read more
Abu Dhabi - 20 August 2019: Gear up to sing your heart out to ABBA’s greatest hits at Dalma Mall, one of Abu Dhabi's iconic retail destination, this week. A brand-new ABBA tribute band - ‘Name of the Game’ will be performing on 21 August with a jam-packed night of favorite songs from the group’s all-time hits.
Organized within the main atrium of the mall, residents and tourists can travel back to the glorious 70’s with authentic costumes, choreography, stirring vocal and musical arrangements.
As part of Dalma Mall’s summer celebration, ......read more
• Shop for AED 200 at any one of the 16 Dubai Shopping Mall Group’s participating mall to be a part of this promotion and win big
• 40 lucky shoppers will win mega prizes during the three-week long campaign
Dubai; 20 August 2019: As Back-to-School season kicks off in Dubai, Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) with the support of Dubai Festival and Retail Establishment (DFRE) announces their ‘Back-to-School’ campaign, offering kids and parents a rewarding shopping experience. Shoppers stand a chance to enter the draw and win upon spending ......read more
Shoppers to enjoy regular Spin the Wheel and back to school promotions
Abu Dhabi - August 20, 2019: Mushrif Mall in Abu Dhabi is set for the summer with its regular Spin the Wheel Fortune and upcoming back to school promotions.
Aravind Ravi Palode, Mall Manager of Mushrif Mall, said, “We have a host of retailers catering to children and the outlets will be curating a memorable shopping experience via special offers and discounts on school items for all age groups.”
Retailers popular at the Mushrif Mall during the beginning of the school season ......read more
Bargains on tablets, backpacks, lunchboxes and more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15, August 2019: Dragon Mart 2 is gearing up for its annual Back to School Market, with nearly 25 participating stores – including the leading retailer, Carrefour UAE – offering a huge range of supplies, with up to 50 per cent off.
Taking place from 16 August to 7 September, the market has big reductions on clothing, shoes, electronics and tablets, stationery, lunchboxes, water bottles, backpacks and everyday accessories in a variety of colours to suit ......read more
Dubai, UAE; August 15, 2019: Hormann has launched an all new experience DD S6 rolling shutter whose robust design is characterised by fast door opening for doors up to 7500 mm width and 8500 mm height. It has a compact, space-saving design, making it an ideal choice for tight spaces.
It also offers high operational safety. The shutter allows for high opening and closing speeds of up to 1.1 m/s to optimise door operation and reduce heat loss. The standard light grille at the side reduces the risk of collisions with forklifts and monitors the closing zone of the door up to a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8th August 2019: Dubai Festival City Mall will join major landmarks in Dubai to celebrate the Singapore National Day, Pakistan Independence Day, Indian Independence Day and Indonesian Independence Day.
The flags of the respective nations will be projected on the InterContinental hotel. Residents and tourists alike are welcomed to Festival Bay to snap pictures with the iconic IMAGINE show and the world’s largest permanent projection mapping surface.
IMAGINE, the two-time record-breaking visual and sensory extravaganza, plays live every ......read more
EID AL ADHA EVENT PROGRAM
Emcee (Arabic & English)
Welcome all Mazyad Mall visitors and greet them ......read more
Visitors and residents can look forward to exciting offers and deals across Residential, Hospitality and Mall
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 07, 2019: Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is set for a memorable Eid Al Adha celebration as the destination offers residents and visitors an assortment of entertainment, deals and offers across residential, Mall and Hotels.
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is offering customers one-month free rent when renting an ......read more
Total revenue decreased by 6.8% to AED 1.29 billion compared to H1 2018. However, total revenue increased by 7.6% quarter on quarter.
Sanitaryware revenue increased by 6.7% year on year driven by sales in Saudi Arabia, India and Europe.
Tableware revenue increased by 3.8% driven by growth in US and GCC markets. Total gross profit margin increased by 100bps year on year to 34.2%, driven by an increase in tiles gross profit margins by 130bps to 29.9%.
EBITDA increased by 8% year on year to AED 239.8 million.
Reported net profit decreased by 8.5% year on ......read more
Shoppers attracted by leading international brands at affordable prices
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 05, August 2019: Al Raha Mall Abu Dhabi introduces Brands4U factory outlet, subsidiary of Concept Brands Group, a global fashion and lifestyle retail conglomerate known for international branded luxury goods.
Mr. Sadiq Afridi, Mall Manager at Al Raha Mall said, “Al Raha Mall shoppers will find Brands4U a one-stop destination for multiple fashion brands at affordable prices all year. The store offers luxurious products for customers at competitive ......read more
Witness a breathtaking one-of-a-kind firework display combined with the record-breaking IMAGINE Show, in-mall entertainment and much more!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5th August 2019: Shoppers at Dubai Festival City Mall are in for a treat over the Eid break as they will witness specially curated Eid fireworks in tune with the colourful fountains, lights and lasers of IMAGINE. The Eid fireworks shows will be on display along with the record-breaking visual and sensory extravaganza, the IMAGINE show.
Visitors can enjoy the Eid exclusive show at Festival Bay on Sunday, 11th August ......read more
Event to offer children’s activities and discounts of up to 70% on books
Abu Dhabi, 5 August 2019: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) initiative Kalima, in collaboration with Al Khalidiyah Mall, will be organising a ‘Kalima Encourages Reading’ exhibition from 7 - 24 August, to encourage a love of reading amongst children and the general public.
Kalima and Esdarat, DCT Abu Dhabi’s translation and publishing initiatives, will be showcasing more than 400 children’s and young adult books, offering discounts of up to ......read more
UAE’s favourite shop brings you shopping gift cards, which guarantee joyful moments, for anyone and any occasion
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 05, August 2019: Gifting is now made easier. LuLu Hypermarket, the region’s top retailer, has launched its new multi-value gift card called SHOPPINGIFT, One Gift, Unlimited Choices. The shopping gift cards are thoughtfully packaged to suit different occasions, such as birthdays, holidays, anniversaries, holiday greetings, and religious celebrations.
SHOPPINGIFT is available across LuLu ......read more
Meet your favourite characters and join a magnificent Steam Punk Parade from 9 to 17 August
Dubai, 4 August 2019: Ibn Battuta Mall is hosting a range of delightful family entertainment and live shows to mark Eid Al Adha celebrations from 9 to 17 August. Enjoy live stage shows, roaming entertainment and kids’ activity zone with non-stop fun with your favourite Looney Tunes characters.
Looney Tunes: 9 to 17 August, China Court
Eid festivities begin with Looney Tunes characters live on stage, with performances by the adorable Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, Elmer ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 04, August 2019: THE DEAL, Chalhoub Group off price channel, will open its third store of 1004 sqm store in Al Wahda Mall. Shoppers can now enjoy the best deals for menswear, womenswear, kids, beauty and accessories from the luxury outlet.
Mr. Navaneeth Sudhakaran, General Manager, Al Wahda Mall said, “We are delighted to welcome THE DEAL on board as it brings the best worldwide brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Tory Burch, Marc Jacobs, Kenzo, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Paul Smith, Zadig & Voltaire, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 03, August 2019: Hundreds of runners headed to Ibn Battuta Mall on Saturday for the third edition of Cigna Park Run, a series of free, indoor summer runs held at the world’s largest themed mall. More than 1,500 people have taken part so far, with the final event scheduled for 7 September 2019.
Shoppers to enjoy arts and crafts, roaming acts and mega savings
03, August 2019: Over summer, shoppers at Mazyad Mall Abu Dhabi can enjoy amazing deals, enjoy entertainment activities and win big with the ‘Mall Millionaire’ campaign that offers shoppers a chance to win AED 50,000/- weekly until 3 August 2019 with a mega prize of 1 million at the end of the summer sales.
Sineesh Vaikkattil, Mazyad Mall Manager said, “We look forward to welcoming patrons during our events in August especially as we have outlets catering to shoppers for Eid clothes and ......read more
Abu Dhabi based Indian national wins AED 50,000/-
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 01, August 2019: Khalidiyah Mall played host to the draw of the sixth weekly draw of the ‘Mall Millionaire’ campaign offering shoppers AED 50,000 every week until 3 August 2019. The sixth winner announced by Line Investments and Property LLC and DED officials is Abu Dhabi based Indian national Ramees Azad Hashim.
Mr. Wajeb Al Khoury, Director of Line Investments and Property LLC said, “It has been an action-packed summer with shoppers enjoying bargaisn, fun filled ......read more
• The famous mammoth fossil, Wooly, seems to have gone missing at the mall and it is up to the residents of Abu Dhabi to locate its new home.
• Exciting Hunt for Wooly the Mammoth’s New Home begins today
Abu Dhabi, 31 July 2019: Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is making the search for Wooly’s new home exciting and rewarding for the capital’s residents.
Starting today, stickers of the popular mammoth fossil will be placed near select outlets across the mall waiting to be found and accumulated by participants of the exciting ......read more
Abu Dhabi; 30 July 2019: Get ready for a fun-filled weekend with Peter Pan at Dalma Mall, the favorite shopping Centre of Abu Dhabi residents. Mall visitors can witness a unique entertainment musicale, where Peter Pan and his friends will take you through an incredible journey of friendship, whimsical, and adventure.
As part of the summer festivities, Dalma Mall will take you down the memory lane with Peter Pan, a popular fairy tale character along with his friends Tiger Lilly and embark on an adventurous journey saving the fairy and their kingdom, while fighting the ......read more
AUGUST F&B and STAYCATION PROMOTION
Casa de papel
Date: Friday, 30th August, 2019
Details: Warehouse from 1pm to 4pm
Price: AED 259 all inclusive
Take a break from your weekend Netflix binge as Warehouse is celebrating the successful seasons of La Casa de Papel with an elaborate themed brunch on Friday, 30thAugust from 1-4pm! The brunch, priced at AED 259, will recreate the thrill and excitement of the much-loved Spanish heist television series created by Alex Pina; with Warehouse’s team representing Berlin, Tokyo, Oslo, Helsinki and other famous ......read more
Free family event on Saturday, 3 August
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, July 2019: Keep your summer fitness routine going with Ibn Battuta Mall at the third edition of the Cigna Park Run, on Saturday, 3 August.
Dig out the running shoes to stride through the world’s largest themed mall in air-conditioned comfort.
Over 1,000 people of all ages and from all walks of life joined the first two Cigna Park Runs at Ibn Battuta Mall, with the 3 August event set to be even bigger.
Held in collaboration with RaceME, the region’s ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25, July 2019: Two weekly draws of the ‘Mall Millionaire’ campaign took place recently in Abu Dhabi and AL Ain by Line Investments and Property LLC with each winner taking home AED 50,000/-.
As key participants of the RAD Rewards – Summer Edition, shoppers at the eight malls under Line Investments and Property LLC in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain can get amazing deals at selected retailers until 3 August 2019 with attractive offers.
The fourth winner of AED 50,000/- is Flordeliza Galinato from Philipines who had shopped ......read more
During the first half of 2019
Dubai, UAE, 25th July 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that the number of buildings served by its district cooling services has increased by 8% from last year, reaching a total of 43 buildings during the first half of 2019, with a cooling capacity of more than 56, 000 Refrigeration Tonnes (RT).
Empower has connected its services to major projects in Dubai during the period, including the Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences at Palm Jumeirah, the ......read more
Ladies’ Nights, Happy Hours, brunches and more until August
Dubai, 25 July 2019: In the mood for some fun this summer? Club Vista Mare on Palm Jumeirah has you covered with cool offers until 31 August 2019.
Enjoy spectacular views and a lively ambience at Club Vista Mare with a selection of food and drinks at well-appointed restaurants (all prices include VAT):
Ladies’ Pool Day …
• Breeze Beach Grill: ladies get free access to the floating swimming pool, plus three complimentary frozen mocktails and 30 per cent discount ......read more
The biggest shopping destination in Al Ain is offering attractive deals and promotions to entice customers
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 25th July 2019: Footfall in malls in the UAE have surged this summer season as various shopping malls across the country offer special deals and unique promotions to attract more patrons.
Bassam Saleh, Marketing Director for Bawadi Mall said: “Many families and friends usually spend their bonding moments in shopping centres as the country’s hot season begins. It is also during this period that tourists flock to the UAE to take ......read more
Hotels launch 3-4-2 rates for friends and families to enjoy during Eid al- Adh
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24 July 2019: This Eid al-Adh, TRYP by Wyndham Dubai and Wyndham Dubai Marina have launched budget-friendly, 3-4-2 offers that are perfect for families looking for a fuss-free staycation or groups of friends travelling to Dubai for a mini getaway.
The hotels special ‘Stay 3, Pay 2’ Eid packages ensure travelers enjoy the perfect mix of big city thrills with beach or poolside chills but at the fraction of the cost, with ......read more
From July 1st – August 31st enjoy three for two on stays at the Polynesian themed family friendly resort
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24 July 2019: Lapita Hotel, part of Marriott International's Autograph Collection Hotels is offering you an incredible escape where you get to enjoy a third night absolutely free when booking two.
The summer-long offer allows you to escape for triple the fun with inclusive tickets to the neighbouring amusement parks, including LEGOLAND® Water Park, LEGOLAND® Dubai, MOTIONGATE™ ......read more
• AED 350 million sales recorded across 17 participating malls in the first 4 weeks of promotion
• 2 more weeks of exciting promotion and chance to win INFINITI Q30 every week
Dubai; 24 July 2019: Further celebrating the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) season 2019, the very special “Shop, Win & Drive” campaign by Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) has registered a good season for all the participating malls with the last few days expected to be even better. Shoppers avail a raffle coupon upon spending AED 200 at any of the participating malls across ......read more
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates - July 23, 2019: Barari Outlet Mall is enhancing the summer shopping mall experience in Al Ain with mall wide offers. The mall is best known for value shopping every day of the week, throughout the year offering branded clothes, personal care items and household products at consistently low prices.
Riyas Cherichi, Mall Manager at Barari Outlet Mall said, “With over 70 shops spread over 400 thousand square feet, we have world class brands, a family entertainment center, a cinema, game arcades and a food court. This summer, we offer a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 July 2019: Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) has awarded another winner, Rima Al Halwani from Lebanon, with a brand new INFINITI Q30 during the weekly raffle draw of the ongoing ‘Shop and Win’ promotion held at City Centre Me’aisem.
Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) and Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG), the promotion provides shoppers the chance to win an INFINITI Q30 every week during the summer period.
Commenting on her win, Rima Al Halwani said: “This is the first time I have won anything in my ......read more
GCC witnessed the completion of US$88.5 billion (Dh324.8 billion) worth of construction projects in the first half of 2019, according to BNC Construction Intelligence
1. The GCC countries saw announcement of US$125 billion (Dh458.75 billion) worth of new construction projects in the first half of 2019
2. The GCC countries witnessed the completion of US$88.5 billion (Dh324.8 billion) worth of construction projects in the first half of 2019, according to BNC Construction Intelligence
3. New construction ......read more