Retailing in the Age of Big Data Analytics

The last couple of years have witnessed a massive shift in the ways customers shop due to the COVID pandemic lockdowns; but the pandemic has only accelerated the shift that was ongoing for the last two decades through technological advancements and big data. By Jadd Elliot Dib, Founder and CEO of Pangaea X When the... Continue Reading →

Go floral with Parfums de Marly 

By Natasha Dury Winter is all about cuddling at home on the sofa with a good book with aromatic uplifting and mood-altering scents. We are ready to embrace a new generation of floral fragrances that last all day from Parfums de Marly. Combining citrus notes with deep wood embers, spring florals and aromatic spices, these new... Continue Reading →

Les Benjamins Debuts Fragrance Line

Natasha Dury Les Benjamins introduces their eponymous inaugural fragrance line. The new line, which consists of ten individual eau de parfums, serves as a continuation of the brand’s long-standing mission to bridge the east and the west through the marriage of cultural symbology, and now fragrance notes. Liquid Gold unites top notes of marine accords,... Continue Reading →

Cultivating Trust with consumers

Salim M A - Director Lulu Group As a multichannel grocer, we find that trust is the foundation of a successful business, especially when supported by online retail. If customers are comfortable buying from a grocer in physical hypermarkets, chances are they will be more comfortable buying from the same grocer online. Building a trustworthy... Continue Reading →

Turkish Mangal Meets South African Braai

Explore traditional BBQ experiences at Turkish Village Restaurant One of the most socially interactive culinary experiences the world over is having a barbecue with friends and family and this concept is most popular in South Africa, where a 'Braai' or barbecue can be a weekly experience. In Dubai, the best on table barbecue experience comes... Continue Reading →

Line Investments and Properties LLC bags four awards at the MECS+R Retail Congress MENA Awards 2021

Line Investments & Property LLC bagged four awards at the recent MECS+R Retail Congress MENA Awards. The team walked away with a Gold Award for the futuristic Architectural Design for its new development, Silicon Central, Dubai. Silicon Central also received a Silver Award for Operational Efficiencies & Cost saving Efforts. Silicon Central is considered a... Continue Reading →

Biggest Live In-Person Event Celebrates its 27th Year in the Retail Industry with ‘The Year of New Opportunities’

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.  ~Albert Einstein The Retail Congress MENA, organized by The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres and Retailers (MECS+R) in partnership with the Dubai Association Centre (DAC) and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, will bring together retail professionals globally for a conference, exhibition, dealmaking, networking and awards celebration on... Continue Reading →

Furniture and homeware to love

Crate & Barrel’s Latest Tranquil Collection As the weather cools down for Fall, Crate & Barrel  is introducing its latest Fall-Winter 2021 collection, “A Season for The Senses” - celebrating the mindfully made, beautiful design, and high-quality pieces. Through the combination of warm and soothing tones, Crate & Barrel’s collection sources materials that promote the... Continue Reading →

Oud For Happiness

A portal to modernity Luxury French perfume house, INITIO Parfums Privés celebrates the latest addition to its collection of fragrances, Oud for Happiness, from its Black Gold Project Collection. Available across the Middle East, this formula for happiness revives the therapeutic nature of perfume. Fascinating, enchanting, and purifying, Oud for Happiness unveils another facet of... Continue Reading →

Festive Season With Land Rover

Land Rover fans can start looking forward to the holiday season, with an updated and expanded range of gifts available to buy now. Online holiday shopping records are likely to be broken again this year and Land Rover is ready with gifts for every fan of the legendary brand or lover of the outdoors. They... Continue Reading →

Taking healthy food to the next level

Lulu Hypermarkets in the newly launched Line Investments & Property LLC malls reveal elevated culinary experiences and health-based products As the main anchor store in the new Line Investments & Property LCC shopping malls, LuLu Hypermarkets introduces a wide range of healthy, organic, vegan plant-based and gluten-free food products, becoming a one stop shop for... Continue Reading →

Salties: The Magic of Food, Music and Good Vibes

Salties Beach Bar and Grill by Grenada Launches its First Indoor Beach Bar Showcasing Sustainability, Accessibility, and the World’s Best Culture of Caribbean EntertainmentInside the Grenada country pavilion extension, Salties Beach Bar and Grill opens its “lift doors” for the very first time exclusively to Expo 2020 visitors and staff from the first of October... Continue Reading →

Parfum de Marly launches Oriana

There is something about the captivating luxury of Oriana's gleaming deep pink attire that makes us look at it and think "This is so going to be our go-to scent for Fall!" Oriana is a new, addictive world of indulgence, the story of a heroine with character and a hypnotic sillage. Delicate and airy like... Continue Reading →

Leasing Strategies for the GCC retail sector

Salim M A - Director Lulu Group Understanding the demographics of the target market and local community and mobilising traffic drivers that get shoppers to our shopping malls is the foundation of our work at Line Investments & Property LLC.  Leasing to the right tenants selling products that are in demand or are desirable brands... Continue Reading →


Kross Studio Located in the town of Gland, near the Leman Lake, Kross Studio’s manufacture is notably equipped with CNC machines of the latest generation. This modern infrastructure enables a total verticalization of internal processes from design to commercialisation. The founders of Kross Studio are five passionate people cumulating 80 years of experience, whose ambition... Continue Reading →

Incandescent Sensuality

L’interdit Eau de parfum rouge Defying convention, breaking free, vibrating since its creation, L’Interdit has always been a strong catalyst of liberating powers. With the Eau de Parfum Rouge, L’Interdit arouses and burns with incandescent sensuality. It is not about resisting it but giving in to it. Created by Master Perfumers Dominique Ropion, Anne Flipo... Continue Reading →

Out of the Darkness

Amna Al Habtoor launches new home fragrance line Arcadia, the Dubai-based perfumery brand created by Amna Al Habtoor, has extended its product line and is now offering locally produced home fragrances in the form of three candles as part of the Out of the Darkness series, bookmarking the internal struggles faced during the 2020 pandemic... Continue Reading →

Line Investments & Property LLC (LIP) enhances the suburban shopping experience at Dubai Silicon Central

Line Investments & Property LLC (LIP) celebrates overwhelming response from community to the 20,000 sqm flagship Lulu Hypermarket and its leading role in creating an environment friendly retail space at Dubai Silicon Central The shopping mall and management division of the largest hypermarket chain in the region, Lulu Group International, Line Investments & Property LLC... Continue Reading →

Al-Futtaim IKEA launches biggest collection of home and furniture solutions of the year, featuring more new products and even lower prices for 2022

Each year, people across the UAE look forward to the latest collections and the new catalogue from the region’s favourite Swedish home furnishing retailer, IKEA. Each collection is a milestone moment for the brand and features a selection of seasonally relevant products, representing the different individual and family customers in the UAE. As we head... Continue Reading →

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