Monday 22 December 2014

Gemfields sources gemstones from Zambia, Mozambique

Gemfields, a leading supplier of ethically and responsibly sourced coloured gemstones, specialises in high-quality ethically sourced emeralds and amethysts from Zambia, and most recently, rubies from Mozambique. The firm has set itself apart from the rest as pioneers at a frontie


Grohe on sustained growth with $1.39bn in sales

Grohe Group, a leading provider of sanitary fittings, has generated sales of €1.13 billion ($1.39 billion) in the first nine months of the year, as compared €1.075 billion in the same period last year. The sales growth was no less than eight per cent, on a constant exch


Bahrain Duty Free promotion 'a big success'

Bahrain Duty Free said its ongoing 'Joy Of Giving' promotion which was launched in conjunction with MasterCard, has been a big success. Under this promotion, customers making purchases at any of the Bahrain Duty Free stores at the airport get a chance to instantly win bac


Oman set to top region in luxury spending

A majority (53 per cent) of luxury spenders in Oman plan to spend more on luxury goods and experiences in 2015, a report said, highlighting that this compares to a regional average of 31 per cent. This and places Oman ahead of all other countries in the new survey entitled new Am


Magic Planet inks partnership deal with Carrefour

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading pioneer of retail, leisure and entertainment destinations in Mena, has announced a collaboration between its Magic Planet and Carrefour franchises, to offer customers with various perks at selected venues in Dubai, UAE. Customers registered as MyClub


LuLu unveils 600 jobs plan for Bahrainis

LuLu Group, a major retail group in the region, has unveiled plans to generate 600 jobs for Bahrainis in the next two years, a report said. The UAE-based retail major already employs more than 1,000 Bahrainis across its operations in the kingdom, reported the Gulf Daily News


Ahmed Zayani joins Bahrain shopping festival

Bahrain's leading car dealer Ahmed Zayani & Sons has signed up as partner for The Bahrain Noor El Ain Festival which runs till February 16. The festival will showcase the very best of Bahrain, with local talent and products on display at different markets that will be sho


Luxury retail consumption up 11pc in ME

The luxury retail channel in the Middle East went up by 11 per cent in 2014, fuelled by the growth in tourism as well by a large number of mall openings throughout the GCC region, a report said. The Middle East ranks in the top 10 list of global luxury markets, added the  13


EXtra opens Apple outlets in Riyadh, Al Khobar

The United Electronics Company (eXtra) has opened Apple’s first generation stores in Saudi Arabia, following a successful three-year collaboration between the two companies. The outlets will be located in eXtra’s shops in Riyadh and Al Khobar and will offer a wide ran


King Koil opens new showroom in Muscat

Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company (DFMC), a market leader in premium mattress segment in Middle East, has opened its new King Koil mattress showroom in Qurum, in the heart of Muscat, Oman. The showroom will provide a one-stop-shop solution to bedding requirements of customers

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