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The top 10 ‘simplest’ brands in Middle East

Brands are offering over-complicated services, report reveals.

October 31, 2013 5:38
 
Majid Al Futtaim says no bonds until markets improve

Majid Al Futtaim says no bonds until markets improve

MAF says 2011 rev up 10 pct to 18.7 billion dirhams; CEO says to open 15 new Carrefour hypermarkets in 2012

January 23, 2012 2:57
 

Dubai’s MAF picks 4 banks for $1B sukuk programme

Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Holding, the sole franchisee for hypermarket chain Carrefour in the Gulf, has picked four banks to set up a $1 billion Islamic bond programme, a prospectus issued by the Dubai-based mall developer showed.

January 8, 2012 10:36
 
The Amazing Shrinking Shops: is the Carrefour Market rebrand a sign of things to come?

The Amazing Shrinking Shops: is the Carrefour Market rebrand a sign of things to come?

After the Middle East’s superlative obsession, is big and anonymous finally being replaced with small, local and intimate? Precious de Leon ponders the possibilities.

June 26, 2011 3:04
 
Will Ikea’s venture into region’s online shopping scene be a success?

Will Ikea’s venture into region’s online shopping scene be a success?

How often do you shop at a local online store? Ikea’s hoping your answer to that is every day. Would Ikea succeed where so many have failed?

June 13, 2011 3:21
 
Spinneys vs. Carrefour

Spinneys vs. Carrefour

When Kipp puts two UAE household names to the test it’s a question of scale and price against quality and convenience. Who will win out, the global giant, or the local hero?

November 23, 2010 3:30
 
Sexual harassment, just another day in Dubai

Sexual harassment, just another day in Dubai

Dubai’s very own unique brand of sexual harassers are as perplexingly confusing as they are obnoxious, says Eva Fernandes.

September 30, 2010 3:14
 

Majid Al Futtaim to invest $3.5 billion in new shopping malls

Middle East developer to build new malls in Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and the UAE, all for completion by 2014.

May 2, 2010 5:07
 

Majid Al Futtaim Properties to invest $3.5 billion in four new shopping malls

Middle East developer to build new malls in Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and the UAE, all for completion by 2014.

May 2, 2010 12:55