Dubai’s noon to make ‘substantial investment’ in mother and baby market – Alabbar

The launch of the segment – expected in the coming months – will see noon unveil several new products

Revealed: Winners at the 2020 Gulf Business Awards

The awards acknowledged champions from across the region’s business spectrum

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Dubai’s noon.com offers luxury apartment during Yellow Friday sale

The raffle starts on November 26, and will conclude at midnight the following day

Dubai’s 3 Day Super Sale returns, massive reductions across brands

The bi-annual promotion will be held from November 26-28

Ecommerce

Retail traffic and sales in UAE set to soar during Black Friday: Criteo study

Survey says 37% of UAE shoppers are more comfortable shopping in-store now

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UAE, Saudi Arabia top global Black Friday 2020 spending: study

Survey by Simon-Kucher & Partners says UAE and Saudi shoppers to spend $400 on average

Shop now, pay later payment platform Spotii makes Saudi debut

Customers can make interest-free payments over four equal instalments

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Emaar Malls reports 66% decrease in net profit for January-September 2020

It reported a net profit of Dhs586m and revenues of Dhs2.493bn during the same period

Amazon.ae unveils sales deals for November 11

Prime members will get 12-hour early access to deals, in addition to free next-day delivery and free international shipping from Amazon US

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Exclusive: Regional entrepreneur Donna Benton on how business owners must lead from the front

Companies that do survive the economic fallout of the pandemic stand to gain handsomely at the other end, opines Benton

Explainer: What is the scope of growth for the GCC’s B2B e-commerce industry?

The pandemic has helped boost digital marketplaces in the region, opines Muhammad Chbib, CEO at Tradeling

Saudi mall operator Arabian Centres picks Oracle for business processes transformation

Arabian Centres to deploy Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications

Dubai’s ENOC Group launches rewards programme

The app-based rewards programme offers points for purchase at all ENOC retail sites including fuel

Buy-now-pay-later platform tabby in new e-commerce partnership in Saudi Arabia

Announces partnership with Saudi-based e-commerce site Salla

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Exclusive: Farfetch founder José Neves on the exponential growth of luxury fashion e-commerce

José Neves talks about the rationale behind smart acquisitions, building white-label digital infrastructure for companies, and why the Middle East region is vital to its business

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