Wednesday 2 December 2015

Black Friday crowds thin, US stores open on Thanksgiving

Crowds were thin at US stores and shopping malls in the early hours of Friday, initial spot checks showed, as shoppers responded to early Black Friday discounts with a mix of enthusiasm and caution.   Many shoppe

More… registers record sales during ‘White Friday’, a leading e-commerce players in the region, registered six million visits, more than 120,000 orders and sold more than 246,000 items during its White Friday sales period recently. Ronaldo Mouchawar, chief executive offic


Bombs, gunfire kill 120 at Nigeria mosque

At least 120 people were killed and 270 wounded yesterday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire during weekly prayers at the mosque of one of Nigeria's top Islamic leaders. The attack at the Grand

More… unveils ‘White Friday’ deals, a leading online retailer in the Middle East, has released a sneak peak of deals for ‘Black Friday’, now coined ‘White Friday’ by the retailers. The deals will be on offer on its site on November


Saudi switches to Fri-Sat weekend

Saudi Arabia on Sunday said it was switching its official weekend to Friday and Saturday, bringing the kingdom's working week in line with other members of the GCC.   The


Saudi may switch to Friday-Saturday weekend

Saudi Arabia's Shura Council, which advises the government on new laws, has recommended changing the country's official weekend to Friday and Saturday to boost the economy, local media reported on Monday. Some local busine

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