Double A paper is manufactured by Double A (1991) Public Company Limited, one of the most advanced fully-integrated pulp and paper manufacturers in the world. Double A paper is produced from fast growing farmed trees grown by contract farmers...
Place:?Saudi Arabia Story: Retail sales in Saudi to cross $37b by 2015 New data from Business Monitor International noted that retail sales in Saudi Arabia are expected to grow from just under $27bn this year to more than $37bn in 2015...
Using robots and building additional warehouse centers, online retailers are copying the online distribution tactics of?Amazon.com Inc. Bloomberg reports?retailers such as Walgreen Co.?and Toys "R" Us Inc. are beefing up their online sales efforts in anticipation of the holiday season...
Two years ahead of it's scheduled opening, a FIFA World Cup-themed shopping mall in Doha has attracted tremendous interest from some of the world's biggest retailers. Covering an area equivalent to 50 football pitches, the Mall of Qatar is being...
Colourful Onam Festivities to Kick-start at Arabian Center The annual festivities will take place at Arabian Center on 13th September Arabian Center will host the annual Onam – harvest festival...
Sources inside Indian government insist plans to open up the retail industry have been put on hold, days after giving a formal nod to global retail giants. Opposition parties and senior figures within the government openly criticised the move...
Getting a 'great' shirt is either a hassle or getting one made is boring. Bombay Shirt Company is on a mission to provide great shirts that the wearer simply loves. Custom made for the self made. Designed...
?I am an insurance professional and have a hectic lifestyle. One day a friend of mine told me about some online deal she has registered for and wanted me to help her get it by me signing up for...
After two years, Unilever has been able to celebrate the highest price growth. Shares rose by 5.1% in the second quarter, soaring well above the 2.6% median estimate of 9 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg News. Product Promotion The high price growth...
Middle East's top retailer LuLu group has launched 'The Beautiful Britain' to promote British foods across the GCC. To enjoy the best of Britain there is a wide variety of food products specially imported from the UK, at great discounts...
Injoy Giving inspires generosity this Ramadan Injoy Giving, an online social enterprise that enhances the gifting experience with a charitable twist, has launched in the UAE during Ramadan. The gifting website is founded with the purpose of inspiring generosity to...
Gulf nations, particularly Saudi Arabia and the UAE, are home to the world’s highest consumption rates of cosmetics, according to a study conducted by Epoc Messe Frankfurt and published by the London-based newspaper Asharq al-Awsat. Saudi Arabia ranks first among Gulf...
Bombay Shirt Company is the only custom shirt brand providing a true Omnichannel experience through three channels - online, store and home visits Retailers usually find it difficult to provide a seamless brand experience...
Harrods, the world-famous London department store, recorded an 11% sales increase to £651.7m ($1bn) in the year to 28 January, with pre-tax profit rising 15% to £125.3m ($196.6m). Qatar Holding, owners of Harrods, bought the retailer from Mohamed Al Fayed for...
Lulu Group’s Line Investments & Property introduces Forsan Central Mall Forsan Central Mall will have a total leaseable area of 43,114 sqm, 89 retail stores, 22 Food & Beverages Outlets and an entertainment area spanning 3,123 sqm....
Summit Partners, a US-based growth equity firm, has decided to invest in Dubai-based e-commerce site Namshi.com. The total value of investment remains undisclosed and follows a recent investment of USD 20 million by JP Morgan Asset Management and Blakeney Management....
A new global survey, covering shopping trends all over the world, reveals the MENA region is home to some of the most impulsive and brand-conscious shoppers in the world. The latest edition of the Nielsen Global Survey of Consumer Shopping...
Dubai Duty Free is expecting to double its sales to more than Dh10 billion ($2.72 bn) by 2018, compared to last year's 15 percent rise. Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice President of Dubai Duty Free, has said this year's sales...
In a fresh development, the central bank of United Arab Emirates has agreed to conditionally remove a UAE loan transfer ban on personal loan transfers between the various UAE banks. The central bank imposed a three month ban on the...
This year Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has been struggling to keep its image as the store that offers the lowest prices. THE STORY It has managed to show profits over the second quarter but its low-income customers worried about job security, rising...
The Arab Spring did not only have long-lasting political repercussions for Middle East and North Africa, but it has also altered the region’s retail landscape and shaped the future for businesses and consumers. A new report by the Euromonitor International,...
Carrefour is contemplating whether it should drop its annual earnings forecast as the retail giant's reorganisation in France did not boost sales growth as fast as expected. Up until July 13, Carrefour forecasted a ?progression in sales and current operating...
Big is better at Dubai International Jewellery Week -- happening at the World Trade Centre in Dubai. Chinese clientele swarms International Jewellery Week happening in Dubai, while overall customer preferences trend strongly towards ever-larger diamonds, according to a major diamond seller. "The diamond...
It was a perfect Thanksgiving gift to the global retailers by India. On Friday, India announced that it will open up its US$451 bn retail sector to foreign companies. Global multi-brand companies like Carrefour, Tesco, Wal-mart and others have got...
This Downtown restaurant serves the healthiest food you can ingest into your body. If you want to get a real feel of the food culture of Taiwan and enjoy a slice of Taiwanese warmth and hospitality, check Taipei Dao -...
With the PS4 Release, Does Social Life Cease? The much anticipated Sony Playstation 4 is to be released in the UAE on December 13th and is widely expected to smash all kinds of one-day sales records upon the initial launch....
India's chief economist has warned suffering of country's millions of poor people will continue if global supermarket chains are not let into Indian retail industry. Speaking to the Times newspaper, Kaushik Basu, one of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's influential advisers,...
  As businesses are grappling with the negative impact of Covid-19 severely disrupting their sustenance, Krishan Kumar Chutani, CEO of Dabur International provides insights on current challenges in FMCG sector, impact on FMCG marketing mix and macro-economic impact caused by...
A study released by a global management consultancy firm said four Gulf countries feature among top global emerging markets for retail expansion. The Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) ranks 30 countries on market attractiveness, market saturation, country risk and time pressure...
A recent study by Booz & Company indicates that four important trends will significantly reshape the grocery retailing industry in the near future  A recent study centering on American grocery retailing and led by management consulting firm Booz & Company...