#Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim to hire 3,000 Emiratis to support UAE government’s Nafis programme

Renewed focus lies in Emirati talent development, training and upskilling opportunities through the MAF leadership institute retail business school

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Etihad offering flat 50% off on all tickets booked at pop up in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates

The discount is applicable across all classes at the pop up located on the lower ground floor of the mall from September 16-23

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UAE’s Majid Al Futtaim launches region’s first private sector coding programme for women

Focus will be on university students, recent graduates starting their careers, young professionals already in digital roles as well as upskilling MAFers

Carrefour opens new AI-powered checkout-free store in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates

The store – the first such Carrefour worldwide, has 97 cameras in-store to identify products, improve inventory management and track the movements of customers

Mall of Oman, country’s largest shopping destination, opens in Muscat

Key features include a 15-screen Vox cinema complex and the country’s largest indoor snow park

UAE’s Majid Al Futtaim secures $1.5bn sustainability-linked loan

Standard Chartered Bank acted as sustainability coordinator on the loan

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UAE’s Majid Al Futtaim becomes Middle East distribution partner for Warner Bros. Pictures

Majid Al Futtaim operates operates 615 screens across eight markets in the Middle East

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UAE’s Majid Al Futtaim to open Mall of Oman in September 2021

Its key features include over 350 retail outlets, a 15-screen VOX cinema and the country’s largest indoor snow park

Majid Al Futtaim, Yellow Door Energy to develop Bahrain’s largest private solar plant

The agreement will bring clean energy to The Bahrain Mall, operated by Carrefour Bahrain

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UAE’s Vox Cinemas inks deal with Odex to distribute Japanese anime titles

Under the exclusive agreement, six titles will be released in theaters across eight territories within the MENA region

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Majid Al Futtaim opens 15-screen Vox Cinemas at Wafi City in Dubai

Spread across two floors, the hybrid cinema and family entertainment centre also consist of a Magic Planet playzone

Vox Cinemas to reopen The Avenues multiplex in Kuwait this month at 50% capacity

Moviegoers will have to be vaccinated and registered on Kuwait’s Immune App to be able to enter the cinema

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Majid Al Futtaim opens Dhs2.6bn City Centre Al Zahia mall in Sharjah

It is the largest mall in the Northern Emirates within the UAE and will feature over 360 brands, including a 16-screen VOX Cinemas multiplex

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Video: Autonomous robots deployed in Carrefour fulfilment centre in Dubai

Claimed to be the first-of-its-kind facility in the Middle East, the centre is located at Carrefour in Ibn Battuta Mall

Majid Al Futtaim taps IBM blockchain for food traceability at Carrefour stores

Entire history of the product will be readily available to customers in stores

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New Sharjah mall City Centre Al Zahia on track to open in March 2021

The mall will be home to brands from Landmark and Azadea Group

Vaccine rollout will boost the UAE’s economy – Majid Al Futtaim CEO

Alain Bejjani said that the UAE’s retail economy “should be back to 2019 levels” by mid-2021

Snow cinema

Majid Al Futtaim launches ‘cinema in the snow’ at Ski Dubai

The experience is available from December 11 until the end of February

UAE’s Majid Al Futtaim inaugurates food hall at City Centre Deira

The food hall concept features live cooking stations and a creative lounge space

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Phase III of Majid Al Futtaim’s Elan neighbourhood in Dubai sells out in 48 hours

Construction on the Elan neighbourhood began in July this year

Vox Cinemas in UAE reveals movie lineup for rest of the year

The cinema industry is looking to rebuild itself after the Covid-19 shutdowns

Dubai’s Majid Al Futtaim opens largest Carrefour online fulfilment centre

Located in Dubai’s Al Garhoud area, it was built in five weeks and covers an area of 5,000 square metres

Dreamscape, Magic Planet, Little Explorers and iFly Dubai reopen in Dubai from July 4

It follows earlier reopenings of MAF’s entertainment experiences across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Lebanon

Majid Al Futtaim reopens more cinemas, entertainment destinations across UAE

VOX Cinemas at Al Hamra Mall, Ras Al Khaimah will reopen on June 23, while VOX Cinemas and Magic Planet at City Centre Sharjah will resume on June 24

Covid-19 impact: How should retail respond to the fourth industrial revolution?

As a new wave of technology signals further changes to our lives and the regional ecosystem, how should sectors such as retail adapt?

Dubai’s City Centre Deira to open renovated East Court amid Dhs377m redevelopment project

The redevelopment project is in response to a shift in consumer preferences for personalisation and engaging experiences

Dubai’s MAF to open cinemas, entertainment destinations from May 27

This move is in line with the recent ruling permitting businesses in Dubai to gradually reopen

UAE’s Majid Al Futtaim to launch City Centre Al Zahia in March 2021

The upcoming mall spans 136,200 sqm of gross leasable space and will become the largest mall in the Northern Emirates once inaugurated

UAE retailer Majid Al Futtaim launches online marketplace through Carrefour

The platform has been successfully piloted for six months with third-party sellers and is now available on the Carrefour mobile app and website

World’s top 10 richest Arabs – Forbes

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal once again topped the list