Pictures: Global Village’s 25th edition underway in Dubai

The silver jubilee edition of the festival will run for 25 weeks

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Gold and pearl toothpaste: Here’s how Atkinz Group is entering the UAE market

Retail group Atkinz is seeking grow its regional presence by creating unique luxury products reveals Mojtaba Shekofteh, the group’s founder and CEO

Saudi tycoons expand fortune as grocery chain soars after IPO

Members of the family own a 67 per cent stake worth about $2.2bn in BinDawood Holding Co

Dubai’s Careem announces 25 partners for rewards programme

Customers can earn points by taking rides, ordering food, shopping for essentials or getting anything delivered

Dubai’s RTA resumes Global Village bus, abra services amid precautionary measures

The 25th season of Global Village in Dubai will commence from Sunday, October 25

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Aldar Properties offers UAE frontline workers Dhs4,000 Yas Mall vouchers, refunds on property purchases

Those eligible for this scheme will also be offered a 30 per cent discount across Aldar’s hotels, golf resorts and food and beverage outlets

Saudi retailer Jarir joins rival to pin hopes on iPhone sales

Jarir, whose business also involves books and computers, reported a 16 per cent drop in third-quarter profit

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Khalifa Fund partners with noon.com to support Abu Dhabi SMEs

SMEs will gain access to noon’s customers, its logistics and fulfillment network, and secure payment gateway

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Dates revealed for next edition of Dubai Shopping Festival

The event will run from December 17, 2020 until January 30, 2021

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Covid-19 tests for Dhs150 at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif and City Centre Deira in Dubai

Customers need to pre-book an appointment before visiting the testing centres

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Covid-19: Dubai Economy fines six establishments, warns 1

The field inspectors also found 189 businesses to be fully compliant with all the guidelines

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Sainsbury’s enters UAE through exclusive partnership with Kibsons

There will be over 500 products from Sainsbury’s available to purchase via Kibsons

Emirates Skywards marks two decades; hosts over 27 million members

Emirates Skywards’ members come from more than 180 countries

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Dubai fines 5 businesses, warns 7 for flouting Covid-19 measures

The violations were spotted in establishments located in Hor Al Anz and Naif areas

Philip Morris International unveils new IQOS Boutique at Dubai Mall

The UAE officially legalised the sale and use of electronic cigarettes in April 2019

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Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman shoppers can now buy on Amazon.ae

Final pricing on Amazon.ae to include shipping fees and customs fees

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Supermarket chain Waitrose to charge for plastic bags as part of sustainability initiative

All proceeds from the sale of plastic bags will be donated to Emirates Nature-WFF

Abu Dhabi’s ADIA to invest $750m in Mukesh Ambani’s retail unit

Reliance Retail runs supermarkets, India’s largest consumer electronics chain, a cash-and-carry wholesaler, fast-fashion outlets and an online grocery store called JioMart

GCC’s e-commerce sector set to reach $50bn by 2025

Businesses in the retail sector must make the online transition to firmly position themselves in the post-Covid retail revival

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Dubai fines 8 businesses, warns 13 for violating Covid-19 protocols

The inspections teams also found that 656 commercial establishments fully complied with the precautionary measures

Saudi launches Al Nawras development project in Jeddah

The project is part of Saudi Vision 2030

Dubai-based Noon.com, Mashreq Bank jointly launch co-branded credit card

Cardholders to enjoy 3.5 per cent cashback on all purchases at noon.com

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Eagle Hills’ $3bn Belgrade Waterfront project ‘not profit-driven’ – Alabbar

Alabbar, founder of UAE-based Eagle Hills, was speaking at the pre-opening of the mega Galerija mall

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Nestlé appoints new chairman and CEO for MENA region

Remy Ejel, who has been with the company for over 20 years, has been appointed to the role

Pictures: Community mall Al Khawaneej Walk opens in Dubai

Al Khawaneej Walk includes Géant Hypermarket, a warehouse gym, an American Hospital Clinic and Last Exit Al Khawaneej

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Dubai Economy fines 18 entities, warns 12 others for non-compliance with Covid-19 protocols

The businesses which were issued fines were spread across several shopping centres, as well as Dubai International City, Al-Daghaya, and Ayal Nasir

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Dubai’s Dragon Mart launches e-commerce platform

Nakheel Malls has partnered with DP World for this initiative

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Dubai Economy fines seven entities for non-compliance with Covid-19 precautionary measures

The inspectors added that they found 720 commercial establishments which fully complied with all the guidelines

ADNOC Distribution launches three new stations in Dubai

The service stations are located at Jafaliya, Nad Al Sheba, and Studio City

Light and water show ‘Imagine’ returns to Dubai Festival City

The show will be relaunched on September 24 to celebrate the start of Dubai Home Festival retail event