Sunday 28 May 2017

LG launches X Power 2 smartphone

LG Electronics has begun rolling out its LG X power2 1 smartphone this month in markets around the world starting in North America followed by key target markets in Asia, Europe, Latin America and other regions. The LG X power2 is a mass-tier phone targeting heavy-duty users who


Patchi breaks ground on hitech Dubai chocolate factory

Patchi, a leading luxury chocolatier in the UAE and the Middle East region, said it has started work on its new manufacturing unit in Dubai Industrial Park. The 122,000-sq-ft facility will boast major production zones, stores, service areas and Patchi’s new hitech headquart


Bahrain bans 'double swiping' of cards

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has announced that all merchants and shopkeepers in Bahrain are required to stop their present practice of "double swiping" payment cards such as credit, debit, charge or prepaid cards, at their own point of sale (POS) and cash registers, from June 15


Mena e-commerce set to top $6.7bn this year

Driven by young demographics with high disposable income and high internet penetration rate, the Mena region’s e-commerce market value is set to hit the $6.7-billion mark this year, up from $4.8 billion in 2015, a report said. The Middle East’s e-commerce sector has s


Smart homes: A necessity for a sustainable living

The concept of smart homes is finding its place in communities that are aspiring to move into the future with extra luxurious, safe, secure and convenient lifestyle. The awareness about connectivity and the importance of having smart homes has helped fill the gap that was once consider


Emirates NBD launches online marketplace

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, today announced the launch of SkyShopper, an exclusive online marketplace for its customers. The e-commerce platform, a first-of-its-kind offering from a bank in the region, will enable Emirates NBD credit and debit card customers to sh


IKEA opens 3 new locations in Saudi Arabia

IKEA, a home furnishings leader, is inaugurating three new locations this week in Saudi Arabia as part of its commitment to become ever more accessible to its customers. The new openings include a store at Al Salaam Mall in Jeddah, and two Order and Collection Points (OCPs) in Qa


Emaar unit buys 51pc stake in e-fashion retailer Namshi

Leading developer Emaar Properties said its retail business unit has signed a strategic partnership deal with emerging markets’ leading fashion e-commerce platform Global Fashion Group (GFG) to further the growth of Namshi, a leading online fashion retailer in the Middle East.


Du launches exclusive offer on new HTC U 11

Du, a leading telecom provider in the UAE, has come out with a limited time exclusive offer on the new HTC U 11 smartphone. Customers can own the incredible HTC U 11 exclusively from du at zero upfront with packages starting from just Dh260 per month when they sign up for a 12- o


Ithra Dubai marks completion of Waterfront Market

Ithra Dubai, a leading real estate developer in Dubai, UAE, has announced the relocation of traders from Deira Fish Market to the brand-new 104,373-sq-m Waterfront Market on new Deira Corniche in Dubai. Waterfront Market carries on the legacy of the Deira Fish Market, which trace

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