Friday 27 November 2015

Black Friday crowds thin, US stores open on Thanksgiving

Crowds were thin at US stores and shopping malls in the early hours of Friday, initial spot checks showed, as shoppers responded to early Black Friday discounts with a mix of enthusiasm and caution.   Many shoppers headed out to stores on Thanksgiving evening, a


Canon’s launches latest single function printers

Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions, has launched four new mono and one new colour A4 single function printers (SFPs).    The new i-SENSYS LBP250 series, imageRunner 1435P and imageRUNNER ADVANCE C350P are designed to address the document and f


Samsung aims to lead GCC’s home appliance market

Samsung Gulf Electronics is set to expand its position in the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) home appliance market.    Going into 2016, the consumer electronics giant will continue to unveil its category-defining appliances and focus the growing expat


Bawadi Mall to celebrate Spirit of the Union

Bawadi Mall, in Al Ain city, today kicks off nine days of musical celebration to mark the 44th Spirit of the Union celebration.   From today, till December 4, renowned musicians will perform all over the place bringing alive the noble concept of the union. The mall is also c


Samsung's Activ DualWash sells 1m units in record time

The Samsung Activ DualWash washing machine has achieved sales of one million units worldwide since its debut in February.    As Samsung’s most successful washing machine to-date, the Activ DualWash has set a record, generating a sales of 3,500 units p


Rare gem on sale at Jewellery Arabia in Bahrain

A rare, record-breaking gem was unveiled at Jewellery Arabia 2015 yesterday (November 25). The world’s largest Paraiba Tourmaline stone, as certified by Guinness World Records, is on sale at the expo, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.


Sony PlayStation 4 sales top 30m consoles

Sony Corp on Wednesday said sales of its PlayStation 4 video game console exceeded 30.2 million units as of November 22, as global price cuts ahead of the year-end holiday season bolstered demand. The PlayStation 4, which went on sale in late 2013, has been Sony's fastest-sel


Al Meera to set up 14 new stores in Qatar

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company is set to build 14 new stores across Qatar in the coming years, as part of its expansion plans, according to a report.   “Al Meera’s expansion plans are continuing with the launch of nine new branches, as well as the l


Al Meera offers cash back to mark 10th anniversary

Qatar-based Al Meera Consumer Goods Company is offering customers a cash back of 10 per cent of their purchase value from November 25 to December 4 to mark its 10th anniversary in retail operations. Each customer will receive a QR50 ($13.7) purchase voucher on every purchase tran


Expo spotlight on stunning designs by Princess Nourah

Stunning jewellery designs from Saudi Arabian Princess Nourah Al Faisal is being showcased at Jewellery Arabia 2015. Princess Nourah, founder and designer of Nuun Jewels, is displaying her Shadow and Light collection at the expo, along with made-to-order pieces, at the Overdressed pavilion, s

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