Middle East Retail News

NDC’s Farah hand sanitiser gets ministry approval – Times of Oman

Times of Oman
Muscat: Farah hand sanitiser, manufactured by National Detergent Company (NDC), the maker of the best detergent brand Bahar, has been approved by Oman’s Ministry...

Consumer inflation in Oman down in June – Times of Oman

Times of Oman
Muscat: The Sultanate's Consumer Price Index-based inflation declined by 0.73 per cent during June 2020 compared to the same month of 2019, according to...

Brooks Brothers Joins Fallen Retailers in Bankruptcy: Live Updates

The New York Times
Here’s what you need to know: U.K. Chancellor details plan to preserve and create new jobs. Wall Street inches higher, shaking off global market decline. Governments are...

DP World’s Dubai Trade portal launches e-delivery order to reduce disruptions

Gulf Business
Zainab Mansoor Wednesday 08 July 2020 Dubai Trade has introduced the 'electronic delivery order' Dubai Trade, DP World’s single window platform for cross border trade, has introduced...

tabby expands to Saudi consumer market

SME10X
The first Arabic language, digital Buy Now Pay Later optionnow available in Saudi Arabia after funding round, giving consumers convenient and flexible payment options tabby,...

Dragon City launches ‘Shop For Free with Your CPR’ promotion

Bizbahrain
Within its approach to keep customers from Bahrain and the region engaged in entertaining and rewardable shopping activities, Dragon City Bahrain, the largest wholesale...

Amazon launches home services with fixed upfront prices in UAE

MENAbytes
Amazon has launched home services in the United Arab Emirates to allow customers to buy and schedule different professional services including house cleaning, electronics...

Amazon Home Services launches in the UAE – ZAWYA

Zawya
Amazon Home Services launches in the UAE | ZAWYA MENA Edition HomeArticleAmazon Home Services launches in the UAE Customers across eligible locations in Abu...

FRA agrees to add new products to consumer financing system –...

Egypt Today
FILE - Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) CAIRO - 7 July 2020: The Financial Regulatory Authority has agreed to include a number of...

Agthia appoints group’s new Chief Executive Officer – ZAWYA

Zawya
Agthia appoints group's new Chief Executive Officer | ZAWYA MENA Edition HomeArticleAgthia appoints group's new Chief Executive Officer Alan Smith joins Agthia Group with...

Tabby’s Pay Later Solution Launches in Saudi

Fintechnews Middle East
tabby, a UAE-based Fintech startup, has launched its “Buy Now Pay Later” solution in Saudi Arabia after completing its latest round of funding. The...

UK retailer Halfords’ sales fall 6.5% in lockdown quarter – ZAWYA

Zawya
UK retailer Halfords' sales fall 6.5% in lockdown quarter | ZAWYA MENA Edition HomeBusinessArticleUK retailer Halfords' sales fall 6.5% in lockdown quarter Halfords was...

Messages from executives: How are regional offices reopening amid Covid-19 concerns?

Gulf Business
Gulf Business Tuesday 07 July 2020 Regional businesses return back to offices While the Covid-19 pandemic has far from subsided, governments globally and regionally have started lifting...

How to save money when shopping online – The National

The National
Consumers can cut costs by comparing prices, using card-linked offers, subscribing to newsletters or taking advantage of free delivery deals ...

Camp Is In Session After All, Only It’s Virtual, At Camp...

Forbes
When Camp in December 2018 opened a 10,000-square-foot flagship on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, it seemed to perfectly embody “experiential” retail, the prevailing buzzword at...

IWC Schaffhausen opens new boutique at Riyadh in partnership with Attar...

Saudi Gazette
RIYADH — Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen proudly announces the launch of a new boutique at Mode Al Faisaliah Mall in Riyadh. Known...

ADIB records 99per cent of retail financial transactions digitally

24×7 News
Abu Dhabi: Mahmood Rafique, Editor: Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB), a leading financial institution, has reported a record surge in digital banking with 99% of retail...

UAE denies rumours of mall, restaurant closures

Arabian Business
False social media rumours said that shopping malls and commercial centres would be again closed for a renewable two week period Read More

UAE denies reports that malls will be shut for two weeks,...

Gulf Business
Malls have been reopened across the UAE The UAE has denied reports on social media claiming that shopping malls in the country were going to...

Dreamscape, Magic Planet, Little Explorers and iFly Dubai reopen in Dubai...

Gulf Business
Zainab Mansoor Monday 06 July 2020 At MAF, brands have put in place a holistic sanitisation and physical distancing plan UAE-based conglomerate Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) has...

Top five consumer behavior trends in UAE, Saudi post COVID-19 –...

Zawya
Top five consumer behavior trends in UAE, Saudi post COVID-19 | ZAWYA MENA Edition HomeEconomyGCCArticleTop five consumer behavior trends in UAE, Saudi post COVID-19...

Man fined OMR 4500 for violating consumer protection law – Times...

Times of Oman
North Al Sharqiyah Courts of first instance ruled financial fines totaling OMR 4,500 against a person who violated the law of consumer protection."North Al...

Dubai’s Spotii raises seven-figure seed for its shop now pay later...

MENAbytes
Dubai-based fintech Spotii has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from Daman Investments, it announced in a statement to MENAbytes today. The startup did...

Saudi consumers demand in-store hygiene and better online shopping experience –...

Zawya
The retail industry in Saudi produced a -15.5% Net Sentiment average during Ramadan. Panda had a Net Sentiment of -24.9%, the lowest of all...

Shops reopen after easing of curbs in Muscat – Times of...

Times of Oman
More shops were allowed to resume operations, following the decision by the Supreme Committee to deal with COVID-19 to ease some of the precautions...

UAE supermarket deliveries: Spinneys launches online shop and Kibsons same-day delivery...

The National
UAE supermarket deliveries: Spinneys launches online shop and Kibsons same-day delivery returns. Spinney's delivery launched in Dubai on Wednesday, and is expected to start...

Here’s what it’s like to open a new restaurant in the...

The National
Three brands, which are in the process of launching physical branches in the region, share the recipe to their success. A total of 429...

ENOC Group opens new service stations in Lehbab and Al Qudra...

Zawya
ENOC Group opens new service stations in Lehbab and Al Qudra. His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC Group, said: "Our retail...

UAE Tech Podcast: Alessandro Casuccio on Big Data, Ecommerce & Building...

Al Bawaba
From education to health and e-commerce, the COVID-19 pandemic is changing things in ways that are difficult to predict or model.. Alessandro Casuccio arrived...

US may see closure of 25,000 stores in 2020 as pandemic...

The National
As many as 25,000 US stores could close permanently this year after the coronavirus pandemic devastated an industry where many mall-based retailers were already...

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