Tuesday 7 July 2015

Yas Mall to launch first summer festival

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Mall is set to unveil its first Summer Shopping Festival on July 19 in time for Eid-Al-Fitr celebrations, bringing shoppers a unique experience this season. The visitors to the mall will also enjoy a vast array of exciting entertainment and promotions, said


Samsung unveils wireless bluetooth headset

Samsung Electronics has launched the new Level U Bluetooth headset that boasts of key features including a long battery life and possesses Text-to-Speech (TTS) applications. The company’s latest addition to the Level headset line-up incorporates latest Samsung technology, p


GCC mobile devices market expands 16.7pc in Q1

The GCC’s mobile connected devices market expanded 16.7 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter and saw record shipments of over 8.7 million units, according to the latest insights announced by global consulting services firm International Data Corporation (IDC). Compris


Bid to resolve market dispute in Bahrain

A 19-month stalemate between authorities and 25 traders, who refuse to vacate one of Bahrain’s oldest markets, could soon be resolved, according to a report. The Muharraq Municipal Council has intervened to find another temporary location for the businesses without further


Paris Gallery launches special summer sale

Paris Gallery, a leading luxury retailer in the Middle East, is set to offer a 70 per cent discount on selected products across all categories at its outlets and and Watch Gallery stores in the UAE as part of its super Summer Surprises Sale. Paris Gallery has one of the largest s


Fujitsu document scanner wins Red Dot award

Fujitsu, a leading IT provider that designs, manufactures and markets computer hardware, peripheral products and enterprise software, has received the official certificate for the Red Dot Award for product design at the Red Dot Designers’ Night in Essen, Germany. Joining th


Awok.com witnesses shift in UAE consumers’ purchases

UAE-based online retail specialist Awok.com has witnessed an increase in sales between Iftar and Sohour times in the emirates. It has been monitoring UAE consumers online shopping behaviour during Ramadan and demostrated that post-Iftar time is popular for online shopping for tho


Redtag launches online cookbook with Iftar recipes

Redtag has launched a dedicated online cookbook, ‘Cook with Love’, featuring Iftar recipes by six talented cooking and home styling bloggers from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, the UAE, Morocco, and Palestine. Assia Othman, Dalia Shabana, Kulsum Kunwa, Nisreen M. Shawwa


Saudi retail growth curbed by high mall rentals

High rental rates in the top-tier malls are deterring the growth of Saudi Arabia’s retail market, a report said, noting that the kingdom is currently facing a great challenge due to scarcity of human resources owing to high attrition rates. Availability of substitute produc


LuLu opens new outlet in Sohar

LuLu Hypermarket opened a new outlet in Sohar further boosting its retail presence in Oman. The new hypermarket was officially inaugurated by Oman’s Industry and Commerce Ministry under-secretary Ahmed bin Hassan Al Dheeb in the presence of the company’s managing dire

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