Tuesday 25 April 2017

Hisense sees 20pc growth in Mena TV market

China-based Hisense, a leading white goods and electronics manufacturer, is forecasting a 20 per cent revenue growth across Mena in 2017. The company will continue to achieve exceptional results, attributed to the ongoing support of its key retail partners, global and regional ma


City Centre Sharjah to welcome 30 new brands

City Centre Sharjah, owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, will welcome 30 new lifestyle brands and an integrated leisure and dining experience. This comes as part of its Dh260 million ($70.7 m


Dilmunia to build $137m family-centric mall in Bahrain

Bahrain-based Dilmunia Mall Development Company is set to develop a unique family-centric mall concept over a 26,754 sq m area in the heart of Dilmunia Island, within the Muharraq Governorate, at an estimated cost of BD52 million ($137 million). A first-of-its-kind retail destina


Marka to open restaurant outlet in Abu Dhabi

Marka, the first public joint stock retail operator in the UAE, has announced that it is opening the first Reem Al Bawadi outlet in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Khaled Al Mheiri, vice chairman and CEO of Marka, said: “We are delighted to be introducing Reem Al Bawadi’s authentic M


LuLu kicks off work on $272m Silicon Mall in Dubai

LuLu Group International, one of the top retailers in the Middle East, has announced the launch of a new 2.3-million-sq-ft shopping mall costing Dh1 billion ($272 million) at high-tech park Dubai Silicon Oasis in Dubai, UAE. The foundation stone for the new state-of-the-art mall


Samsung rolls out new S8 models in Bahrain

Samsung Gulf Electronics has launched two of its latest smartphones - Galaxy S8 and S8+ - in Bahrain. Both these models boast stunning infinity display, connected ecosystem of services and an intelligent interface. The 'Smartphones Without Limits' were launched at an excl


Etisalat offers Huawei P10 with zero upfront

Telecom provider Etisalat has announced the exclusive launch of the new Huawei P10 across key Etisalat business centres and retail outlets across the UAE for as low as Dh83 ($22.6) per month and a standalone price of Dh1,899. Etisalat will also make available the Huawei P10 Plus


King Koil unveils new mattress protectors

Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company (DFMC), a market leader in premium mattress segment in Middle East, has launched an extensive new line of mattress protectors by King Koil. The Airy Cool Mattress protector features a special quilted 3D design with cooling crystal gel fibres


Panasonic names new managing director for MEA

Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa, one of the global technology leaders, has announced the appointment of Hiroki (Harris) Soejima as its new managing director. With an association of more than 33 years with the brand, Soejima brings with him rich and varied experience


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