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In Pictures: Ramadan Night Market 2014

Kippreport heads to the Ramadan Night Market, which is taking place from July 17 to 27 at the World Trade Centre. Shehab Siraj, business intelligence manager of Crazydeals.ae, just one of the 350 brands in attendance, sees the Ramadan Night Market as “an opportunity to meet and interact with customers." We find out what else is there. . .

July 23, 2014 5:02
 
No offers on oil block 11 in Iraq energy bids-government

Enoc, Aldrees team up for Saudi fuel forecourts

Emirates National Oil Co (Enoc) has teamed up with Saudi fuel retailer Aldrees to build at least 40 service stations in the kingdom, the companies said on Tuesday, in a deal the Dubai-government owned retailer hopes can recover some of its losses at home.

August 28, 2012 6:40
 
Splash CEO, Raza Beig

Interview: MENA is the next big ‘value’ shopping destination

The Landmark Group's CEO for Splash and Iconic, Raza Beig, speaks to Kipp about cashing in on the value retail boom in the MENA market.

August 6, 2012 8:56
 
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How replaceable is your brand?

Rabih Soueidi, research director at Mindsight, Mindshare and Mediacom’s research arm, says shoppers can easily switch sides

July 22, 2012 9:41
 
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UAE Government turns good Samaritan for consumers

It sure looks like the UAE government is leaving no stone unturned to ensure consumers in the country are protected and informed. But is there a catch somewhere?

June 25, 2012 4:39
 
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
 
Surviving the small mall syndrome

Surviving the small mall syndrome

How can small malls compete with heavy weight retail spaces like Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates? The secret is not to. And Precious de Leon tells you why.

January 11, 2012 2:37
 
A’mall-ing Research: Online Retail in UAE

A’mall-ing Research: Online Retail in UAE

A lack of trust and confidence in local merchants strikes Kipp as a far more realistic reason online shopping hasn’t quite taken off in this region, as opposed to the fact that consumers preferring the ‘hedonistic’ pleasures Dubai Malls provide--as some academics prefer to pander...

December 27, 2011 3:51
 
A not-so-Iconic social media strategy

A not-so-Iconic social media strategy

Two months after we asked Iconic about their in-store music selection, all we got back was a link to the site. Not cool.

December 7, 2011 9:32
 
And the mall wars continue: Mall owners vs retailers

And the mall wars continue: Mall owners vs retailers

Latest research shows retail rent in Dubai isn't as bad others in the world. So why are retailers still dropping out of their lease? Maybe there's just not enough shoppers.

November 27, 2011 4:35
 
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