Wednesday 21 November 2018

Majid Al Futtaim acquires mobile wallet app Beam

Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia has announced the acquisition of Beam Portal, the owner of leading UAE mobile wallet app, Beam. The acquisition grants Majid Al Futtaim ownership of Beam&rsq

More… launches its biggest ever White Friday sale, an online retail and marketplace website in the Arab region, has launched its White Friday sale, its biggest online shopping event, with more deals than ever. From the November 20 to 24, customers across the GCC and Egypt can choose from more than two million deals and


LG unveils 1,800-watt party speakers

LG recently introduced the all-new and award-winning LG Party Speaker, a sound system offering an output of 1,800 watts. Designed to be bold and engineered with Grab & Move handles, the LG Party Speaker (Model: OK99) can easily be moved to enhance any festive environment, reg


Boutique Boucheron to shine at Bahrain jewellery expo

Boutique Boucheron, one of Bahrain’s most exclusive boutiques specializing in high end jewellery and watches, is all set to take part in the most anticipated Middle East International Jewellery and Watch Exhibition (Jewellery Arabia 2018). To be held under the patronage of


Big tenant line-up unveiled for $1bn Abu Dhabi mall

Al Farwaniya Property Developments has unveiled the tenant line-up for its super-regional Dh4-billion ($1.1 billion) Reem Mall project in Abu Dhabi – one of the largest retail property developments under way in UAE today. Al Farwaniya Property Developments is a joint ventur


Snapchatters ‘boosting online retail in GCC’

Snapchat users in the two largest GCC economies are keen to search and buy online, with more than nine in 10 Snapchatters (96 per cent UAE, 91 per cent Saudi Arabia) having visited an online retail site or store in the past month. More importantly, approximately 3 in 4 (76 per ce


Microsoft launches hyper-portable, affordable Surface Go in UAE, Bahrain

Microsoft today announced the general availability of the Surface Go – the smallest, lightest, most affordable Surface device to date – in the UAE and Bahrain.   At only 1.15 pounds with a 10-inch display, Surface Go gives the versatility and portabi


Givenchy opens mega boutique in Dubai Mall

Global luxury brand Givenchy has announced the opening of its new boutique in Dubai Mall. The new Dubai Mall Givenchy store, one of the largest of the group's outlets worldwide, is located in the fashion avenue. A luxury arm of the existing mall, located in the heart of the c


HMD Global launches Nokia 3.1 Plus in Bahrain

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced availability of the Nokia 3.1 Plus, a smartphone featuring a 6-inch HD+ display and a weekend busting two-day battery life in Bahrain. The Nokia 3.1 Plus is the most affordable Nokia smartphone with a dual-camera and is the late


Thuraya set to launch satellite smartphone

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), said that the world's first satellite smartphone, the Thuraya X5-Touch would be launched in stores in less than a month. An industry first, the Thuraya X5-Touch runs on t


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