#Retailers

Majid Al Futtaim report reveals spending increased by 22% in H1 2022

UAE consumer spending increased by 22% in H1 2022, reveals Majid Al Futtaim report

In the first half of 2022, the retail general category was up by 15 per cent from the same period in 2021

Forever 21 expands in the Middle East and South East Asia

Forever 21 expands in the Middle East and South East Asia

The group opened a 12,000sq ft store at Dubai’s Ibn Battuta Mall last week, which signals its expansion strategy across the two markets

Union Coop begins first day of trading on Dubai Financial Market

Union Coop begins first day of trading on Dubai Financial Market

Trading commenced under the symbol ‘UNIONCOOP’ on July 18

Majid Al Futtaim opens its first official CB2 Store in Dubai

Majid Al Futtaim opens its first official CB2 store in Dubai

The new store houses multiple categories including indoor and outdoor furniture, kitchenware, bedding, lighting, rugs, accessories and more

ZNAP cashback

Why cashback is a powerful tool to drive customer loyalty

Cashback is a growing trend among retailers and consumers where the former gets increased revenue and latter some future savings

Yiwu market Dubai

Yiwu market: An ideal hub for affordable Chinese products opens in Dubai

DP World and the China Commodity City Group, which manages the world’s largest wholesale market in China, partnered to build Yiwu market in Dubai

Simon Smith, senior vice president of GMG Sports Retail

GMG Sports Retail’s Simon Smith on the company’s expansion and new in-store offerings

GMG Sports’ senior vice president – Retail, tells Gulf Business about the brand’s entry into Southeast Asia and Egypt

Toufic Kreidieh, Co-founder and CEO of Brands For Less Group

Brands For Less’ Toufic Kreidieh on the company’s recent expansion

The co-founder and CEO spoke to Gulf Business about the company’s recent expansion to Qatar and other key retail trends in the region

Walmart ranks first on the top 25 global retailers survey

According to GlobalData’s ranking, half of the top 25 global retailers reported more than 8 per cent year-on-year growth in revenue despite the pandemic

Key pillars for retail businesses to garner long term success

Future-ready retail businesses should also implement an effective value agenda

In one year a billion tons of food got wasted — mostly at home

Food waste and loss are responsible for as much as 10 per cent of global emissions

How e-commerce in the GCC has taken flight

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, e-commerce has risen as a natural winner

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

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

Four strategies being adopted by global retailers to captivate the online audience

Four ways that retail brands can leverage the power of social media to win a new generation of consumers

How should regional and global retailers weather the Covid-19 crisis?

Retailers regionally and globally have been badly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. What are the steps they should take to stay protected?

DAFZA announces incentives to support freezone companies

DAFZA will also cancel fines issued to companies