Monday 20 March 2023

Marks & Spencer reopens at Bahrain City Centre

Leading British retailer, Marks & Spencer, operated by the Al-Futtaim Group, has reopened its doors at Bahrain City Centre with a brand-new M&S Foodhall and Café, now spanning across more than 26,000 sq ft.    Offering the complete M&S sh


Sharaf opens new outlets of fashion brand Forever 21 in Oman

Leading retail conglomerate Sharaf Group has significantly expanded its presence in the lifestyle market across the Middle East with two new openings of the popular fashion brand, Forever 21, in Muscat, Oman.    The new stores are located in Mall of Oman an


Sony eyes steady MEA growth; to launch 23 new models in 2023

Sony Middle East and Africa (MEA). which recorded tremendous growth in FY2022, with an overall growth of 14% across key product categories in the UAE,  is launching 23 new models including the enhanced BRAVIA XR TVs.     They are powered by Cognit


ICS 2023 to focus on $32.85bn E-Commerce sector in the GCC

More than 150 experts will address a gathering of over 500 delegates on the phenomenal growth of the E-commerce sector that is expected to generate $11.78 billion annual revenue in the UAE and $32.85 billion in the GCC region.    At the first Internet Comme


City Centre Bahrain welcomes 60 new lifestyle brands

City Centre Bahrain, the premier shopping, entertainment and lifestyle destination in the kingdom, has announced the leasing of 9,000 sq m of retail space to over 60 brands adding to its mall retail portfolio.    This will increase the total occupancy rate


Unox to expand into KSA with new office in Riyadh

Unox, the Italian oven manufacturer, has announced plans to expand into KSA with a brand-new office in Riyadh, Salaheddine Street, Al Malaz.    The new office will cover an area of 470-sq m and is tentatively set to open in September 2023. This expansion is


GMG targets 100 new stores in Egypt by 2026

GMG, a global well-being company operating leading brands across sport, everyday goods, health and beauty, properties, and logistics sectors, said it plans to open more than 100 sports retail stores across Egypt by 2026. GMG is also looking to increase its current Egyptian workfo


HIMA opens Mideast head office in Dubai

HIMA, a leading provider of safety-related automation solutions, has opened its new head office in Jebel Ali, Dubai, strengthening its presence in the Middle East region. HIMA has been present in the Middle East region for over 20 years, serving an installed base across the 82 co


51st Watch and Jewellery Middle East kicks off in Sharjah

The 51st edition of the Watch and Jewellery Middle East (WJME) Show, which has kicked off, attracted more than 500 exhibitors from 20 countries from across the world.   Organised by Expo Centre Sharjah (ECS) with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce an


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