Tuesday 28 June 2016

Majid Al Futtaim urges donations for Ramadan campaign

Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall, retail and leisure business across the Middle East and North Africa, is encouraging visitors to donate a selection of items at its locations as part of its annual ‘Make a Difference’ campaign. During Ramadan, the company has placed


Bahrain Duty Free plans $15.8m expansion

Bahrain Duty Free Shop Complex plans to make an investment of BD6 million ($15.8 million) for a nearly three-fold expansion of its footprint at Bahrain International Airport (BIA), reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


Canon launches new 2MP cameras at IFSEC 2016

Canon, a world leader in imaging solutions, has announced the launch of eight new 2MP network cameras unveiled at IFSEC 2016. The new range includes an outdoor 360-degree endless panning model with 30x optical zoom and fast autofocus, and two new fixed box “bullet” mo


Joyalukkas opens outlet in Malaysia

Globally renowned jewellery retail chain Joyalukkas has opened its second showroom in Malaysia, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit GDNonl


Dubai retailers gear up for solid Ramadan sales

Despite slower growth projections for the first half, retailers across Dubai are witnessing steady spend during Ramadan, primarily driven by residents and international visitors, including those from across the GCC proximity markets. Overall, close to 1 million international visi


Lulu opens new hypermarket in Malaysia

UAE-based retail major Lulu Group has opened its first hypermarket in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as part of its plans to further consolidate its retail presence in the Far Eastern region. The 250,000 sq ft hypermarket was inaugurated by the Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Sri Najib T


Gold races to 2-year high as investors seek refuge from Brexit

Gold soared as much as 8 per cent to its highest in more than two years on Friday after Britain delivered a shock vote to leave the European Union, leaving investors to scurry for protection in the precious metal and other assets perceived as less risky. In sterling terms, gold d


BlackBerry reports Q1 revenue slump

BlackBerry posted a bigger-than-expected fall in first-quarter revenue on Thursday, but forecast full- year results above market expectations. Its shares were up slightly at $6.79 in premarket trade as it said it expected to post an adjusted annual loss of around 15 cents, smalle


UAE’s Four launches spyware-safe smartphone

UAE-born mobile brand Four has launched its latest offering, the K500 smartphone, which is specifically designed to guard against spyware risk by completely removing the camera and GPS. “There is a very real concern that your mobile phone could be hijacked by malware, photo


Sahara Centre gives away cars, makeover and shopping spree

Sharjah-based retail mall Sahara Centre recently announced the winner of a makeover and shopping spree with beauty expert Joelle worth Dh40,000 ($10,900), with the prize awarded to lucky recipient Russian national Zarina Alieva. Alieva was driven by limousine to Maison de Joelle and Cl

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