Discount sales in UAE: From 90% sale in Dubai, dining deals in Abu Dhabi to clearance sales in Sharjah

SourceGulf News

E. Welcome to the world of frenetic summer shopping – and this year it promises to be one. Based on market feedback, a sizeable number of UAE residents prefer to stay put rather than take a summer break.

With so much uncertainty still swirling over travel and ‘red list’ quarantine requirements, these residents believe giving the summer break a miss is a more sensible thing to do. And divert them to doing something closer to home… like shopping, perhaps? That’s what UAE’s retailers and mall owners are expecting would happen. Based on the feedback from malls, the weekend visitor traffic is robust, even with all the parameters set up under COVID-19 protocols. Another bumper week for shoppers will be the upcoming Eid Al Adha, and malls are well set to take them in. Of course, the 30-80 per cent discounts do help. And then there are the mega-discount days – but held in defined numbers each year. In Dubai, more...