Tuesday 30 September 2014

H&M plans expansion in US and China

Fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) said it plans to expand its business over the coming year by increasing online sales and opening new stores, particularly in its largest markets, the US and China. Chief executive Karl-Johan Persson said the Swedish company is in a


Apple asks new phone users to reinstall iOS 8 after glitches

Apple pulled back an update to its new operating system and offered a guide to revert to iOS 8 after many iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users complained about a drop in cellular service and inability to use the fingerprint-reading Touch ID. The company also said it would release iOS 8.0.2


‘Eid in Dubai’ gets backing from top enterprises

Dubai’s leading business entities have extended their support to ‘Eid in Dubai – Eid Al Adha’, a citywide celebration that began today (September 25) featuring events from the leading shopping malls to popular public spots. Organised by Dubai Festivals and


Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 4, Gear S

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the new Galaxy Note 4, an expansion of its flagship Galaxy Note series, which is available to customers across the region for pre-booking from today (September 25). Blending an evolved S Pen, the Galaxy Note 4 will provide users with a unique and


Plug Ins eyes 40pc sales rise during Gitex

Plug Ins, a top consumer electronics retailer expects to increase its sales by 40 per cent during the upcoming Gitex Shopper, a major consumer IT and electronics sales event, said a top official. Plug Ins, part of Dubai-based Al-Futtaim group, is offering customers a chance to wi


BlackBerry launches square-screen Passport

BlackBerry launched an unconventional new smartphone dubbed the Passport on Wednesday as it embarked on what may be the most critical phase of its long turnaround push. At simultaneous events in Dubai, Toronto and London, BlackBerry showed off the device, which is the size and sh


Canon plans new firm in Qatar with distributor

Canon Middle East plans to establish a new company in Qatar with Salam Technology, its existing imaging solutions distribution partner, aiming to strengthen Canon’s in-country presence in the region. The new company will provide Qatari customers the opportunity to receive d


DSMG announces its Eid al Adha promotion

This Eid al Adha, 500 lucky shoppers will have the chance to win prizes worth up to Dh500,000 ($136121) as part of  Dubai Shopping Malls Group’s (DSMG) Eid in Dubai promotion, which will begin on September 25 and run up to October 11, in Dubai, UAE. Consumers who shop


Gitex Shopper offers chance to watch FC Barcelona

Gitex Shopper is offering five lucky winners the chance to watch FC Barcelona football team play live at Camp Nou in Barcelona. The bumper prize winners will each be given two return economy class airfares from Dubai to Barcelona, two night’s accommodation in a four

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