Union Coop is looking forward to expand its presence further in the emirate of Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 23, 2020:
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 23, 2020: The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, Union Coop through its ‘Investment Division’ has revealed that its Commercial Center project in Al Barsha – 3 area is 40% complete. The move comes within the framework of Union Coop’s plan for strategic expansion and increasing its outreach to serve the members of society, and contribute to obtaining a unique shopping experience. The new branch will increase Union Coop’s strategic inventory by 11%.
Commenting on the project, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said: “The total cost of the ......read more
The First Drive-Thru Shopping experience in the Middle East
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2020: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE launched a new ‘drive-thru’ shopping service that allows consumers to shop from their vehicle, at Mirdif branch in Etihad Mall, first of its kind shopping service in the Middle East.
Commenting on this, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said: “Based on the current and rapid developments witnessed by the world and the retail market in particular, Union Coop decided to implement this exceptional and new idea that contributes to increasing options for shopping methods for the community members and Union Coop consumers, where we offer tradition shopping service in the showrooms, the shopper valet service, online shopping ......read more
SHARJAH, 20 May, 2020 - The Sharjah Open Innovation Council organised by the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park, SRTI Park, has launched the first series of remote sessions titled 'Horizons of Scientific Research and Knowledge – based Economy in the Arab World'.
Moderated by Hussain Mohammed Al Mahmoudi, CEO of SRTI Park, the session hosted Dr. Rania A. Al Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation in Egypt, and Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman and Founder of the Jordan-based the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global.
During the session, which was inaugurated by Al Mahmoudi, the reality and future of research and development in the Arab region were discussed.
Al Mahmoudi underlined the pioneering role that Sharjah plays in supporting education, culture and scientific research in the Arab world through ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18, 2020: Al Maya Supermarkets has opened first Supermarket in Ras Al Khaimah at Al Hamra, Al Jazeera area, informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. Al Maya Supermarket is one of the leading and trusted Supermarkets chain in the UAE with multi format stores serving sizeable number of customers since more than 35 years. Al Maya Supermarket has a sizeable share of the UAE retail market.
We are thrilled to introduce our new supermarket in Ras Al Khaimah. We believe our customers will be pleased with the wide variety of services and fresh product offerings available for our customers, including a wide selection of fresh fruits, full-service meat counter, seafood counter and a bakery range.
Mr Kamal Vachani further mentioned Al Maya offers ......read more
A Good news for the Citizens of Umm Al Quwain
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 14, 2020: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE revealed that the progress in it’s Umm Al Quwain Coop Residential and Commercial project, in Al Salamah – 3 area of Umm Al Quwain emirate has achieved 7%. The project has been designed and implemented as per the latest local and international architectural standards, as a part of the Union Coop’s objective for the implementation of world-class projects at the least possible costs.
Talking about the project, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said: “The preliminary and excavation works for project has already been completed. We expect that the as per the ‘Project timeline’, constructions of the ......read more
• Al Wahda Mall reopens in accordance with guidelines and protocols issued by Department of Health – Abu Dhabi and Department of Economic Development (DED) – Abu Dhabi.
• Occupancy will be limited to 30% from original capacity and parking will be limited to 50%
• All those above 60-year-old and kids below 12 will not be permitted to enter as part of the precautionary measures
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 13 May, 2020: Al Wahda Mall, an iconic landmark and central Abu Dhabi’s leading shopping and lifestyle destination has successfully completed all the requirements and protocol set by the Department of Economic Development (DED), Abu Dhabi and is now open for the customers. In strict compliance with the health and safety measures outlined by the Department of Health and ......read more
System developed to enable Al-Futtaim retailers to adhere to guidelines and protocols issued by Dubai Economic Department
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2020: Al-Futtaim today announced the launch of an innovative Web Based Crowd Management Service for its store customers to ensure they can continue to adhere to social distancing guidelines while visiting Al-Futtaim properties. The quick and convenient service was developed in response to the Dubai Government’s health and safety directives following the announcement by the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management to reopen malls and retail stores. The technology solution helps manage the flow of customers to maximum 30% of store capacity, ensuring the safety of customers and retailers.
The service allows customers to either ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 11 May 2020: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has announced a new opening date for its upcoming mall in Sharjah - City Centre Al Zahia. Now set to open in March 2021, the decision allows tenants sufficient time to prepare for their new store openings and ensure they can provide a compelling customer experience.
The decision to defer the mall opening date has been taken in light of the global disruption in the retail sector due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The additional months will allow all of City Centre Al Zahia’s tenant partners increased time to stabilise and prepare their new stores effectively, to the standards that they and Majid Al Futtaim adhere to, and open at a time that is ......read more
UAE’s Largest Consumer Cooperative is covering all angles to curb the pandemic
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE announced that Consumer orders through Union Coop online store are delivered within 2 working days maximum, as of May 10th 2020, as this comes within the framework of improving its services to delight the community members and contribute towards curbing the spread of Coronavirus.
Spokesperson: “Union Coop raised the number of employees working in the online store to more than 500 people. This number includes employees of the E-Commerce Section, delivery services and logistical support like Noon, El Grocer, Dukkaani, Instashop, Masar, ATC, Swan, Dubai Taxi, Infiniti, New Heights and ADCO where these ......read more
The resort’s famed Ramadan tent ‘Asateer’ will offer home-delivered Iftar whilst WHITE restaurant will serve in-resort Iftar by the beach
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 30th April 2020: In line with the Dubai Government’s decision to ease some restrictions around the city, Atlantis, The Palm is pleased to announce that the resort will offer special Iftar deals to enjoy in-resort and at home during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
ASATEER HOME DELIVERY
Whilst the resorts’ famed Asateer tent is not open this year, diners can still enjoy Dubai’s favourite Iftar in the comfort of their own home. Starting from just AED145 per person, the Iftar menu includes Chef Ali el Bourji's signature dishes including lentil soup, hot and cold mezzeh, a selection of meat dishes such as slow ......read more
At special rates, the company hosts thousands of healthcare professionals who need to stay close to their workplaces
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 30, 2020: Millennium Hotel and Resorts MEA, one of the fastest-growing hotel management companies in the region, supports the healthcare sector through devotedly designed residency promotions and packages. Hosting thousands of heroes from the medical field across the region including doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, the company advocates profoundly the national efforts of governments and health authorities by enabling medical heroes to stay close to their workplaces at affordable rates.
In addition to waiving fees, booking cancellation with full refunds for guests, and adopting of world-class health & safety measures, the company ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 30 April, 2020: In line with Government recommendations, BurJuman has reopened its doors to welcome visitors back as it operates reduced hours, from 12 pm to 10 pm. Essential services continue to operate with extended hours as before. Strict regulatory precautions have been placed, which includes wearing masks at all times, limiting mall visit time for individuals to a maximum of 3 hours and practising social distancing while in the mall. BurJuman has also increased its already active cleaning and sterilization routine and placed health and safety signages across the mall to ensure all guidelines are followed.
“The health and well-being of our customers, employees, retail partners, and the communities we serve are always our top priorities. We are closely monitoring updates from the Dubai ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 April 2020: In line with the recent directive from government authorities, Waterfront Market, Dubai’s premier state-of-the-art fresh food market is delighted to announce that all its shops and F&B outlets will re-open on Tuesday 28th April, joining its Fish, Meat, Dry Goods and Fruit and Vegetable Markets, and Lulu Hypermarket. The management team have taken extra precaution to safeguard the health and safety of all who enter.
During Ramadan all Markets will be operational from 6:00am to 22:00pm, offering the best value in fresh goods, whilst the other retail outlets and F&B outlets will open from 12:00pm until 22:00pm. Cleaning and sanitization will be ongoing throughout the day, and deep cleaning and sanitization will take place throughout the night commencing after ......read more
Online groceries sales surge 40%, luxury and fashion sales down by 50%
Dubai, 27 April 2020: KPMG Lower Gulf’s latest report, ‘Navigating the pandemic,’ has revealed a mixed bag of challenges for the UAE’s consumer and retail sector, currently battling the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
Among the strong performing sectors, online retail, particularly of groceries, has witnessed significant growth. Grocery retailers witnessed a 20% to 40% increase in sales during the first half of March, compared to the same period last year. Online marketplaces also saw surging demand, particularly for laptops/tablets (online learning and remote working requirements) and gym equipment (due to the closure of gyms and fitness centres).
On the other hand, with malls closed, ......read more
Adhering to local regulations, companies continue to reinstate manufacturing sector’s key role in supporting the economy
Dubai, UAE, April 26 2020: With the manufacturing sector identified as a crucial industry and used as a means to achieve sustainable growth, Dubai Investments, the leading diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is committed to contributing to the UAE economy through this vital sector by continuing the ongoing production of raw materials across its industrial manufacturing subsidiaries in steel, aluminum, glass and other building materials.
The functionality of the production lines are in line with maintaining and adhering to the regulations implemented by the government and in full commitment to protecting and safeguarding employees.
“Supporting ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 26, 2020: Dubai Land Department (DLD), in cooperation with Smart Dubai and the Department of Finance (DOF), launched remote payment services to facilitate the process of real estate registration through the Dubai Pay portal. This step is part of the precautionary measures taken by DLD to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and maintain the health and safety of its customers.
The initiative also aims to expand the process of payment methods through Dubai REST and DLD’s website, allowing for the easy collection of service fees. It is also expected to help facilitate payment services for DLD’s customers, which will lead to the revitalisation of Dubai’s real estate market and the establishment of reliable practical solutions for all procedures and transactions.
The remote ......read more
Dubai Festival City Mall and Festival Plaza will open on Saturday 25th April with reduced trading hours
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25th April 2020: In accordance with the announcement by the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, Al-Futtaim will open its malls across the UAE on Saturday 25th April with trading hours of 12pm-10pm. Family entertainment, cinemas, gyms, prayer rooms, changing rooms and shisha services will remain closed, as per the directive.
The opening comes in line with the supreme Committee of Disaster Management’s announcement of the partial easing of restrictions on movement in Dubai. Prior to opening, both malls are mandated to comply with the various guidelines and protocols and the partial opening is within strict health and safety ......read more
• The survey reports the level of impact and possible future of over 150 retailer brands who have presence across all the emirates of the UAE
• 13% expect a moderate impact and forecast a possible recovery within the coming quarter
• 65% will consider retail events such as Eid, Back to School, Fall or Winter as part of their plan for business recovery
• 24% suggests the government entities for tax waivers along with 22% for discounted licensing fees
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2020: With the current lockdown under the national disinfection program, the mandatory closures of shopping malls and non-essential retail outlets is now building up the pressure on the retail sector. While, the impact triggered is clearly visible within financial markets, there is ......read more
AED 150 Million allocated to reduce the price of 25,000 Commodities with more than AED 500 Million the contracted value with suppliers for the month of Ramadan preparations
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 23, 2020: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, announced the allocation of AED 17 Million to support precautionary initiatives and measures taken by the government to confront the Corona pandemic, as it spent about 8 million and 522 thousand dirhams until April 22, in addition to providing logistic support and contributing to the implementation of awareness campaigns to educate community members, noting that it has supported Dubai Health Authority, Dubai Police and the Community Development Authority and other authorities, as this comes within the framework of its efforts ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 22, 2020: A premier shopping destination in the heart of Dubai, BurJuman debuted its new fashion walkway in January, and is now redefining luxury and edging towards evolving into a designer hub and go-to shopping destination for fashion lovers. As a venue, BurJuman is lifestyle at its best; eye-catching, challenging, bold, edgy and surprising. It delivers a fashion walkway dedicated to insta -worthy contemporary, bespoke and elegant brands from many influential names in the fashion industry.
Some of these Insta-worthy fashion brands to look out for this year are:
• LHU Urban – Contemporary streetwear for a rebel, young male crew
Created by the Belgian designers and founders of Les Hommes, Tom Notte and Bart Vandebosch, LHU Urban is the ......read more
New online yellowblocks.me caters to customers across the UAE, and offers same day delivery*
Dubai, UAE, 20 April 2020: Majid Al Futtaim Fashion has expanded its digital footprint and customer reach with the launch of an online webstore for LEGO Certified Stores in the UAE – yellowblocks.me. The new platform invites LEGO-lovers across the country to enjoy greater convenience as they shop from the Danish toy company’s wide variety of creative and interactive products.
The online store offers the complete LEGO product range, including exclusive monthly sets from LEGO Creator Expert lines, LEGO Star Wars, and other categories. In celebration of the launch, online shoppers can capitalise on free delivery for a limited time only. The store is also offering same day delivery for orders placed ......read more
With construction being one of the very few operational, vital sectors in the UAE, Azizi Developments’ projects are progressing rapidly
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 April 2020: Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, has announced that its projects across Mohammed Bin Rashid City (MBR), Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Healthcare City, Al Furjan, and Downtown Jebel Ali are well underway, with construction progressing swiftly despite global COVID-19 challenges.
According to the 24-hour sterilisation programme issued by Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, some sectors are exempted from the restrictions, including the construction sector, which is pivotal to the UAE’s economy and the well-being of its residents. With Azizi being a leading developer in this ......read more
‘Trends At Your Doorstep’ invites customers to shop the latest fashion, beauty, and luxury collections online and benefit from complimentary delivery plus bonus SHARE points
Dubai, UAE, 15 April 2020: Mall of the Emirates has launched a new online platform that ensures consumers who eagerly awaited the new Spring Summer 2020 collections can continue to shop the latest arrivals from the mall’s fashion, beauty, and luxury brands.
Trends At Your Doorstep, will provide residents in Dubai with a seamless online shopping experience. Customers can now for the first time ever peruse the latest Spring Summer 2020 collections from the comfort of their homes and reserve their favourite picks for delivery.
With close support from Majid Al Futtaim, select brands from Mall of the Emirates can transfer their ......read more
• UAE construction sector significantly impacted by Covid-19 pandemic
• Construction industry think tank outlines 26 recommendations to improve the overall state of the sector
• The UAE has about $710bn-worth of building and civil engineering projects currently planned or underway
Dubai, UAE, 14 April 2020: A construction industry think tank has called for the adoption of standardised construction contracts in the UAE in order to tackle a growing problem of delays and cost overruns on projects in the country.
While these problems are the result of behaviors that are deeply entrenched in the construction industry culture, the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis has increased the damaging impact of these behaviours and highlights the critical need for ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 14, 2020: Danube group has made the announcement of retaining all of its 3600 employees through the fallout of this pandemic. This announcement came as glimmer of hope for everyone working for the company through the ordeal of the outbreak and has taken one thing off their list of worries during these tough times making people face something that has never been experienced before in this way.
While making this consoling announcement, the founder and chairman of Danube Group, Rizwan Sajan said, “Danube Group is the result of every ounce of energy spent by each of its employee and has been growing rapidly because they did not budge on their conviction of making it one of the biggest conglomerates across the region. That is why we have decided to retain each and every one ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8th August 2019: Dubai Festival City Mall will join major landmarks in Dubai to celebrate the Singapore National Day, Pakistan Independence Day, Indian Independence Day and Indonesian Independence Day.
The flags of the respective nations will be projected on the InterContinental hotel. Residents and tourists alike are welcomed to Festival Bay to snap pictures with the iconic IMAGINE show and the world’s largest permanent projection mapping surface.
IMAGINE, the two-time record-breaking visual and sensory extravaganza, plays live every ......read more
EID AL ADHA EVENT PROGRAM
Emcee (Arabic & English)
Welcome all Mazyad Mall visitors and greet them ......read more
Visitors and residents can look forward to exciting offers and deals across Residential, Hospitality and Mall
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 07, 2019: Dubai Festival City, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate’s fully integrated mega project, is set for a memorable Eid Al Adha celebration as the destination offers residents and visitors an assortment of entertainment, deals and offers across residential, Mall and Hotels.
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate
Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is offering customers one-month free rent when renting an ......read more
Total revenue decreased by 6.8% to AED 1.29 billion compared to H1 2018. However, total revenue increased by 7.6% quarter on quarter.
Sanitaryware revenue increased by 6.7% year on year driven by sales in Saudi Arabia, India and Europe.
Tableware revenue increased by 3.8% driven by growth in US and GCC markets. Total gross profit margin increased by 100bps year on year to 34.2%, driven by an increase in tiles gross profit margins by 130bps to 29.9%.
EBITDA increased by 8% year on year to AED 239.8 million.
Reported net profit decreased by 8.5% year on ......read more
Shoppers attracted by leading international brands at affordable prices
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 05, August 2019: Al Raha Mall Abu Dhabi introduces Brands4U factory outlet, subsidiary of Concept Brands Group, a global fashion and lifestyle retail conglomerate known for international branded luxury goods.
Mr. Sadiq Afridi, Mall Manager at Al Raha Mall said, “Al Raha Mall shoppers will find Brands4U a one-stop destination for multiple fashion brands at affordable prices all year. The store offers luxurious products for customers at competitive ......read more
Witness a breathtaking one-of-a-kind firework display combined with the record-breaking IMAGINE Show, in-mall entertainment and much more!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5th August 2019: Shoppers at Dubai Festival City Mall are in for a treat over the Eid break as they will witness specially curated Eid fireworks in tune with the colourful fountains, lights and lasers of IMAGINE. The Eid fireworks shows will be on display along with the record-breaking visual and sensory extravaganza, the IMAGINE show.
Visitors can enjoy the Eid exclusive show at Festival Bay on Sunday, 11th August ......read more
Event to offer children’s activities and discounts of up to 70% on books
Abu Dhabi, 5 August 2019: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) initiative Kalima, in collaboration with Al Khalidiyah Mall, will be organising a ‘Kalima Encourages Reading’ exhibition from 7 - 24 August, to encourage a love of reading amongst children and the general public.
Kalima and Esdarat, DCT Abu Dhabi’s translation and publishing initiatives, will be showcasing more than 400 children’s and young adult books, offering discounts of up to ......read more
UAE’s favourite shop brings you shopping gift cards, which guarantee joyful moments, for anyone and any occasion
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 05, August 2019: Gifting is now made easier. LuLu Hypermarket, the region’s top retailer, has launched its new multi-value gift card called SHOPPINGIFT, One Gift, Unlimited Choices. The shopping gift cards are thoughtfully packaged to suit different occasions, such as birthdays, holidays, anniversaries, holiday greetings, and religious celebrations.
SHOPPINGIFT is available across LuLu ......read more
Meet your favourite characters and join a magnificent Steam Punk Parade from 9 to 17 August
Dubai, 4 August 2019: Ibn Battuta Mall is hosting a range of delightful family entertainment and live shows to mark Eid Al Adha celebrations from 9 to 17 August. Enjoy live stage shows, roaming entertainment and kids’ activity zone with non-stop fun with your favourite Looney Tunes characters.
Looney Tunes: 9 to 17 August, China Court
Eid festivities begin with Looney Tunes characters live on stage, with performances by the adorable Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, Elmer ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 04, August 2019: THE DEAL, Chalhoub Group off price channel, will open its third store of 1004 sqm store in Al Wahda Mall. Shoppers can now enjoy the best deals for menswear, womenswear, kids, beauty and accessories from the luxury outlet.
Mr. Navaneeth Sudhakaran, General Manager, Al Wahda Mall said, “We are delighted to welcome THE DEAL on board as it brings the best worldwide brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Tory Burch, Marc Jacobs, Kenzo, Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Paul Smith, Zadig & Voltaire, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 03, August 2019: Hundreds of runners headed to Ibn Battuta Mall on Saturday for the third edition of Cigna Park Run, a series of free, indoor summer runs held at the world’s largest themed mall. More than 1,500 people have taken part so far, with the final event scheduled for 7 September 2019.
Shoppers to enjoy arts and crafts, roaming acts and mega savings
03, August 2019: Over summer, shoppers at Mazyad Mall Abu Dhabi can enjoy amazing deals, enjoy entertainment activities and win big with the ‘Mall Millionaire’ campaign that offers shoppers a chance to win AED 50,000/- weekly until 3 August 2019 with a mega prize of 1 million at the end of the summer sales.
Sineesh Vaikkattil, Mazyad Mall Manager said, “We look forward to welcoming patrons during our events in August especially as we have outlets catering to shoppers for Eid clothes and ......read more
Abu Dhabi based Indian national wins AED 50,000/-
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 01, August 2019: Khalidiyah Mall played host to the draw of the sixth weekly draw of the ‘Mall Millionaire’ campaign offering shoppers AED 50,000 every week until 3 August 2019. The sixth winner announced by Line Investments and Property LLC and DED officials is Abu Dhabi based Indian national Ramees Azad Hashim.
Mr. Wajeb Al Khoury, Director of Line Investments and Property LLC said, “It has been an action-packed summer with shoppers enjoying bargaisn, fun filled ......read more
• The famous mammoth fossil, Wooly, seems to have gone missing at the mall and it is up to the residents of Abu Dhabi to locate its new home.
• Exciting Hunt for Wooly the Mammoth’s New Home begins today
Abu Dhabi, 31 July 2019: Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is making the search for Wooly’s new home exciting and rewarding for the capital’s residents.
Starting today, stickers of the popular mammoth fossil will be placed near select outlets across the mall waiting to be found and accumulated by participants of the exciting ......read more
Abu Dhabi; 30 July 2019: Get ready for a fun-filled weekend with Peter Pan at Dalma Mall, the favorite shopping Centre of Abu Dhabi residents. Mall visitors can witness a unique entertainment musicale, where Peter Pan and his friends will take you through an incredible journey of friendship, whimsical, and adventure.
As part of the summer festivities, Dalma Mall will take you down the memory lane with Peter Pan, a popular fairy tale character along with his friends Tiger Lilly and embark on an adventurous journey saving the fairy and their kingdom, while fighting the ......read more
AUGUST F&B and STAYCATION PROMOTION
Casa de papel
Date: Friday, 30th August, 2019
Details: Warehouse from 1pm to 4pm
Price: AED 259 all inclusive
Take a break from your weekend Netflix binge as Warehouse is celebrating the successful seasons of La Casa de Papel with an elaborate themed brunch on Friday, 30thAugust from 1-4pm! The brunch, priced at AED 259, will recreate the thrill and excitement of the much-loved Spanish heist television series created by Alex Pina; with Warehouse’s team representing Berlin, Tokyo, Oslo, Helsinki and other famous ......read more
Free family event on Saturday, 3 August
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, July 2019: Keep your summer fitness routine going with Ibn Battuta Mall at the third edition of the Cigna Park Run, on Saturday, 3 August.
Dig out the running shoes to stride through the world’s largest themed mall in air-conditioned comfort.
Over 1,000 people of all ages and from all walks of life joined the first two Cigna Park Runs at Ibn Battuta Mall, with the 3 August event set to be even bigger.
Held in collaboration with RaceME, the region’s ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25, July 2019: Two weekly draws of the ‘Mall Millionaire’ campaign took place recently in Abu Dhabi and AL Ain by Line Investments and Property LLC with each winner taking home AED 50,000/-.
As key participants of the RAD Rewards – Summer Edition, shoppers at the eight malls under Line Investments and Property LLC in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain can get amazing deals at selected retailers until 3 August 2019 with attractive offers.
The fourth winner of AED 50,000/- is Flordeliza Galinato from Philipines who had shopped ......read more
During the first half of 2019
Dubai, UAE, 25th July 2019: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that the number of buildings served by its district cooling services has increased by 8% from last year, reaching a total of 43 buildings during the first half of 2019, with a cooling capacity of more than 56, 000 Refrigeration Tonnes (RT).
Empower has connected its services to major projects in Dubai during the period, including the Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences at Palm Jumeirah, the ......read more
Ladies’ Nights, Happy Hours, brunches and more until August
Dubai, 25 July 2019: In the mood for some fun this summer? Club Vista Mare on Palm Jumeirah has you covered with cool offers until 31 August 2019.
Enjoy spectacular views and a lively ambience at Club Vista Mare with a selection of food and drinks at well-appointed restaurants (all prices include VAT):
Ladies’ Pool Day …
• Breeze Beach Grill: ladies get free access to the floating swimming pool, plus three complimentary frozen mocktails and 30 per cent discount ......read more
The biggest shopping destination in Al Ain is offering attractive deals and promotions to entice customers
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 25th July 2019: Footfall in malls in the UAE have surged this summer season as various shopping malls across the country offer special deals and unique promotions to attract more patrons.
Bassam Saleh, Marketing Director for Bawadi Mall said: “Many families and friends usually spend their bonding moments in shopping centres as the country’s hot season begins. It is also during this period that tourists flock to the UAE to take ......read more
Hotels launch 3-4-2 rates for friends and families to enjoy during Eid al- Adh
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24 July 2019: This Eid al-Adh, TRYP by Wyndham Dubai and Wyndham Dubai Marina have launched budget-friendly, 3-4-2 offers that are perfect for families looking for a fuss-free staycation or groups of friends travelling to Dubai for a mini getaway.
The hotels special ‘Stay 3, Pay 2’ Eid packages ensure travelers enjoy the perfect mix of big city thrills with beach or poolside chills but at the fraction of the cost, with ......read more
From July 1st – August 31st enjoy three for two on stays at the Polynesian themed family friendly resort
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24 July 2019: Lapita Hotel, part of Marriott International's Autograph Collection Hotels is offering you an incredible escape where you get to enjoy a third night absolutely free when booking two.
The summer-long offer allows you to escape for triple the fun with inclusive tickets to the neighbouring amusement parks, including LEGOLAND® Water Park, LEGOLAND® Dubai, MOTIONGATE™ ......read more
• AED 350 million sales recorded across 17 participating malls in the first 4 weeks of promotion
• 2 more weeks of exciting promotion and chance to win INFINITI Q30 every week
Dubai; 24 July 2019: Further celebrating the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) season 2019, the very special “Shop, Win & Drive” campaign by Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) has registered a good season for all the participating malls with the last few days expected to be even better. Shoppers avail a raffle coupon upon spending AED 200 at any of the participating malls across ......read more
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates - July 23, 2019: Barari Outlet Mall is enhancing the summer shopping mall experience in Al Ain with mall wide offers. The mall is best known for value shopping every day of the week, throughout the year offering branded clothes, personal care items and household products at consistently low prices.
Riyas Cherichi, Mall Manager at Barari Outlet Mall said, “With over 70 shops spread over 400 thousand square feet, we have world class brands, a family entertainment center, a cinema, game arcades and a food court. This summer, we offer a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 July 2019: Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) has awarded another winner, Rima Al Halwani from Lebanon, with a brand new INFINITI Q30 during the weekly raffle draw of the ongoing ‘Shop and Win’ promotion held at City Centre Me’aisem.
Organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) and Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG), the promotion provides shoppers the chance to win an INFINITI Q30 every week during the summer period.
Commenting on her win, Rima Al Halwani said: “This is the first time I have won anything in my ......read more
GCC witnessed the completion of US$88.5 billion (Dh324.8 billion) worth of construction projects in the first half of 2019, according to BNC Construction Intelligence
1. The GCC countries saw announcement of US$125 billion (Dh458.75 billion) worth of new construction projects in the first half of 2019
2. The GCC countries witnessed the completion of US$88.5 billion (Dh324.8 billion) worth of construction projects in the first half of 2019, according to BNC Construction Intelligence
3. New construction ......read more
• Abu Dhabi’s leading shopping destination is offering shopaholics with a daily chance of winning AED 10,000 in Marina Mall gift cards
• Spend 200 AED in Marina Mall Abu Dhabi to take part
• Promotions ranging from ‘Buy 1 Get 1 Free’ to discounts up to 75%.
Abu Dhabi, 22 July 2019: Shopping enthusiasts are in for a major treat this summer with Marina Mall offering their customers an exciting and rewarding shopping experience with a chance to win AED 10,000 in gift cards to spend across stores in the mall.
As part of the ......read more
Ongoing summer sales and ‘Mall Millionaire’ promotions attract mall patrons
July 21, 2019 - Al Ain: Al Foah Mall is enhancing the shopping mall experience by introducing three new tenants, Gelato Divino, Moodgood Restaurant and Ruby Salon and Spa.
Irfan Idaris Kundawala, General Manager, Al Foah Mall said, “We are delighted to welcome our new tenants, Gelato Divino, Ruby Salon and Moodgood Restaurant to Al Foah Mall as they enhance the mall experience of our patrons and bring new energy to the retail mix we offer.”
Gelato Divino offers premium quality ice ......read more
Promotions give mall visitors a chance to become a Mall Millionaire
Abu Dhabi, UAE- 18 July 2019: Khalidiyah Mall has enhanced the summer mall activities for residents and visitors by helping them escape the heat with attractive shopping deals, restaurant promotions and a chance to become a ‘Mall Millionaire’ as part of the RAD summer edition campaign until the 3rd of August.
Known for its exclusive promotions and activities, shoppers venturing into Khalidiyah Mall for retail therapy also have a chance to win AED 50,000 every week and the ......read more
July 17, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE received ISO 22301:2012 certification for International Business continuity standards from ‘Bureau Veritas’ – Dubai Branch.
The certification was received by H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop, from Mr. Marwan Aridi, Certification Manager, Bureau Veritas – Dubai, in the presence of Mr. Aiman Othman, IT Director, Union Coop, Mr. Imad Rashid, Acting Happiness and Marketing Director among group of Managers.
Explaining the vitality of this ......read more
Fabulous offers on fashion, beauty, entertainment and more until 3 August 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17 July 2019: Ibn Battuta Mall makes Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) even more rewarding with up to 75 per cent off trendy apparel, kids’ fashion wear, stylish accessories, beauty products, wellness treatments, footwear, chic furnishings and more.
Head to the world’s largest themed mall until 3 August to discover a world of irresistible deals and discounts on everything from beds to business wear and furniture to ......read more
Retail giant leads the industry by launching music library featuring soundtracks from IMAGINE, Dubai’s record-breaking live show
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15th July 2019: In a world first, Dubai Festival City Mall has launched its own music library which will be available on multiple music platforms, becoming the only mall globally to offer such a service. The world’s most popular streaming service, Spotify, will be one of the first platforms to offer music fans access to stream songs and albums from IMAGINE, the two-time record-breaking visual and sensory ......read more
4,200-room property marks major milestone in IHG’s ongoing legacy in the Kingdom
11 July 2019: IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is continuing to expand its footprint across Saudi Arabia with the signing of voco Makkah in partnership with Maad International, among the Kingdom’s largest hospitality real estate development companies. The property will be the largest voco in the world, when operational in early 2020, and it will cater to the growing number of religious tourists in KSA. The 4,200-room hotel will take ......read more
• Combined-cycle power plant in Maisan will deliver electricity supply to more than three million Iraqis
• Siemens equipment includes F-class gas turbines, steam turbine, generators, main transformers and project supervision
• Power Diagnostics Services to optimize performance, including employee training and know-how transfer
09 July 2019: As part of its long-term support to expand Iraq’s power infrastructure, Siemens has received an order to supply gas and steam turbines and generators as well as long-term power generation ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 9 July 2019: Dubai Land Department (DLD), represented by its regulatory arm Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA) — the regulatory entity for the owners’ associations (OA) — signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with United Bank Limited (UBL) - UAE to manage and service OA accounts.
HE Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, said: “Freehold areas in Dubai are a key focus of real estate investment as they attract investors from around the world and provide advanced service structures and facilities. We are working to strengthen the image of ......read more
• Aldar retail properties partner with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi for Retail Abu Dhabi (RAD) Rewards Summer Season
• Incredible summer sale across 800 brands at four Aldar malls in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain
• Draw for a AED 1 million apartment at Aldar’s Water’s Edge development and weekly draws to win AED 80,000 in shopping vouchers
Abu Dhabi, 8TH July 2019: Aldar Properties PJSC (“Aldar”) retail portfolio has announced a summer of sensational sales across four of its properties, Yas Mall, The Mall at ......read more
July 08, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Sri Lanka’s business delegation headed by Ms. Indira Malwatte, Chairperson and the Chief Executive Officer of Sri Lanka Export Development Board which is Sri Lanka’s apex state organization responsible for the development and promotion of Exports overseas, together with the Secretary Generals of National Chamber of Exporters and National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka and other trade related senior Officials visited Al Maya, informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group.
During the meeting with the delegation, Mr Kamal Vachani apprised ......read more
Carrefour to offer customers free reusable bags and monogramming in selected stores to encourage reduction in single-use plastic bag usage
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 06 July 2019: Carrefour, operated in UAE by Majid Al Futtaim, is highlighting International Plastic Bag Free Day on 03 July to encourage customers to shop with reusable bags and decrease their reliance on single-use plastic bags.
Customers bringing their own reusable bags at all 31 Carrefour hypermarkets across the country will be gifted a foldable canvas bag or juco bag from its ......read more
Shop for AED 200 at any of Hili Mall retailers to win gift vouchers worth AED 5,000 on a daily basis
Get up to 90% discount at participating outlets during the campaign period
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: Hili Mall, Al Ain’s super community mall, in collaboration with Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT) has kickstarted the Retail Abu Dhabi (RAD) Rewards Summer Edition with their exclusive “Shop & Win” raffle promotion until August 3, 2019.
For every AED 200 spent on purchases from any of Hili Mall’s brand ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 03 July 2019: Dubai Festival City Mall will join major landmarks in Dubai tonight to celebrate the United States Independence Day by projecting the American flag on the InterContinental hotel. Residents and tourists alike are welcomed to Festival Bay to snap pictures with the iconic IMAGINE show and the world’s largest permanent projection mapping surface.
IMAGINE, the two-time record-breaking visual and sensory extravaganza, plays live every night on the iconic Bay and is free for all visitors. The truly unforgettable experience promises to enthrall every time, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 03 July 2019: The Body Shop has launched its first Community Trade recycled plastic from Bengaluru, India. The initiative highlights the lesser-known, human side of the plastic crisis.
The Body Shop wants to fight more than plastic pollution — it wants to drive social change and help empower people at the same time.
To mark this launch, the company has unveiled a giant artwork of a female Indian waste picker in London’s Borough Market. Made using recycled plastic collected by waste pickers in Bengaluru, ......read more
First winner of the weekly draw of AED 50,000/- announced at Mushrif Mall
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 02 July 2019: Line Investments and Property LLC announced the first winner of the weekly draw of the ‘Mall Millionaire’ campaign that offers shoppers AED 1.5 million worth of prizes with weekly draws of AED 50,000/- and a mega prize of 1 million at the end of the summer sales with other instant prizes.
The draw took place at Mushrif Mall in the presence of DED and Line Investments & Property officials. The first winner of AED 50,000/- is Indian ......read more
• Up to 25-75% discount across selected fashion and retail outlets
• Priceless Surprizes for Mastercard cardholders
• Join The Dubai Mall’s TikTok challenge with influencers from the UAE and KSA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 02 July 2019: This summer give your wardrobe a whole new look with unmissable offers ranging from 25-75% discount across a breadth of fashion and lifestyle outlets at The Dubai Mall as well as fun-filled activities for all the family.
The much-awaited Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is in ......read more
Join the Cigna Park Run in air-conditioned comfort on Saturday, 6 July
Dubai, 2 July 2019: Ibn Battuta Mall is warming up to host the second edition of the Cigna Park Run - a series of free, timed runs and walks to encourage fitness during the summer -- following an overwhelmingly successful first event last month.
More than 500 people took part in the inaugural event at Ibn Battuta Mall on 15 June, with participants of all ages and from all walks of life running through the world’s largest themed mall in air-conditioned comfort.
The next run is on 6 July, with ......read more
Cutting edge solar panels to be installed at IKEA and Carrefour to generate 30% of its power
Dubai, UAE, 2nd July 2019: Dubai Festival City Mall will become one of the first Malls in the UAE to install solar panels with the aim to support the UAE’s long-term national initiative to build a green economy. The latest generation Panasonic PV panels will be installed on the roofs of both IKEA and Carrefour, which will each produce up to 6.4 GWh of clean energy per year, contributing to 30% of the power used by both companies.
“We are a conscious company and are always ......read more
The decision came as a result of continuous efforts.
July 01, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
Union Cooperative, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE announced that all UAE citizens will soon be able to buy their shares and investing in Union Coop.
H.E. Majid Hamad Rahma Al Shamsi, Chairman of Union Coop said: “This decision is a result of continuous efforts made by the Board of Directors over the past years to empower consumer cooperatives promote expansion to other emirates and to allow all UAE citizens to get financial returns by investing their money in a distinct ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 01 July 2019: Dubai Festival City Mall will join major landmarks in Dubai tonight to celebrate Canada Day by projecting the Canadian flag on the InterContinental hotel. Residents and tourists alike are welcomed to Festival Bay to snap pictures with the iconic IMAGINE show and the world’s largest permanent projection mapping surface. IMAGINE, the two-time record-breaking visual and sensory extravaganza, plays live every night on the iconic Bay and is free for all visitors.
The truly unforgettable experience promises to enthrall every time, combining lasers, light, ......read more
Sunflower Farm Summer Theme installation enthralls visitors to the mall
July 01, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
The vibrant sunflower farm summer theme installation at Al Wahda Mall Abu Dhabi is drawing UAE residents to the Capital to take in the colourful ambience while shopping, having world class dining experiences and enjoying various entertainment options across the mall’s 400 tenants.
According to Mr. Navaneeth Sudhakaran, General Manager, Al Wahda Mall, the unique summer themed installation represents the beauty of nature, the highlight being a beautiful sunflower castle in the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 27, 2019: One lucky shopper could walk away a millionaire this DSS as City Centre Mirdif is giving away a whopping cash bonanza this summer.
The mall has collaborated with the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment to give one lucky customer a chance to win at least AED 100,000 and all the way up to AED 1 million in the exclusive ‘Spin the Wheel’ opportunity.
To enter the draw, visitors must simply spend AED 350 or more in the mall and present their receipts at the customer service desk or through the City Centre Mobile ......read more