Wednesday 19 September 2018

Mars plans $1bn investment in sustainability

Mars, a global business that produces some of the world's best-loved brands such as M&M's and  Snickers, is investing $1 billion over the next few years in its Sustainable in a Generation Plan. It comes after Mars CEO Grant F Reid last year warned that the "


The Big Bad Wolf Books sale is coming to Dubai

The Big Bad Wolf Books, the world’s biggest book sale, will debut in Dubai next month. The first-ever Big Bad Wolf Books Sale Dubai, held in collaboration with Dubai Production City, will run at Dubai Studio City soundstages 2 and 3 from October 18 – 28, with over thr


Makkah 'hit by shortage of land plots for mall projects'

The biggest challenge staring at the retail sector in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, is the combination of the shortage of large and suitable land plots for mall developments and the high land prices relative to other cities in the kingdom, according to Colliers International, a global leader in commerc


Sacoor opens revamped store at The Dubai Mall

Portuguese fashion brand Sacoor Brothers has re-opened its flagship doors at The Dubai Mall with a fresh new concept and larger than life elements highlighting a blend of novelty and modernity. To celebrate this special occasion, a grand opening red carpet event was hosted in sto


Robinsons to open second GCC outlet in Saudi Arabia

Robinsons Department Store, a major retail venture being operated by UAE-based Al Futtaim Retail Group, has announced plans to open its second branch in the Gulf region at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, following its successful opening in Dubai last year. An iconic store in Singapore, Rob


Van Cleef & Arpels to open new boutique in Dubai Mall

Van Cleef & Arpels has chosen the UAE, particularly Dubai, to host its newest boutique and showcase its timeless universe through its enchanting pieces. As a tribute to the long lasting bond with its clientele in the Middle East, the Maison will unveil a new Dubai Mall boutiq


Oberpollinger store opens doors after major revamp

Oberpollinger, one of the best known department stores in Germany, yesterday celebrated the grand opening of its new ground floor, which was redesigned according to the plans of the English architect John Pawson. Construction began in 2016, transforming the traditional shop into


Huawei sells 10m P20 units in 5 months

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) said that it has sold 10 million units of Huawei P20 Pro and Huawei P20 in the first five months. “We are humbled by the reception of our latest flagships among global consumers. By going above the 10-million mark, we have again set ourse


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