shopping

Friends have Biggest Influence on Back-to-school Shopping: YouGov

Friends have Biggest Influence on Back-to-school Shopping: YouGov

Dubai: Friends and peers influence the back-to-school shopping choices of children, reveals a new survey independently commissioned by Centrepoint, the Landmark Group’s fashion destination, and conducted by YouGov, covering over 1,000 respondents – mostly parents – across the Middle East and North Africa region. The ‘Back to School’ Survey conducted from July 22 to 29, in key markets across the MENA region, revealed that 46 %of the children are inspired by their friends, while shopping […]

Transparency and Personalisation are the Next Frontiers for Online Retailers

Transparency and Personalisation are the Next Frontiers for Online Retailers

Dubai: A glitzy website or a modern app isn’t enough to satisfy today’s savvy online shoppers. They demand upfront transparency on fees, control over the delivery process, a clearly-stated returns policy and loyalty rewards, according to new research from the 2019 UPS (NYSE: UPS) Pulse of the Online Shopper TM study. The 2019 UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper study captured evolving trends, preferences and expectations of online shoppers in 15 countries and regions, including […]

Hamburg Awaits Gulf Travellers This Summer with Exclusive Outdoor Experiences

Hamburg Awaits Gulf Travellers This Summer with Exclusive Outdoor Experiences

Dubai: Germany’s second-biggest city Hamburg is becoming one of the favourite travel destinations for Gulf travellers, offering them outstanding features, from great waterfront sites, high-end shopping facilities, luxurious hotels to exquisite culinary Michelin-star restaurants. Considered as one of the top ten tourist destinations in Europe, the Hanseatic city of Hamburg continues to attract more GCC visitors marking an increase of 3.4% with 15,717 overnight stays between January and April 2019 Elbe and Alster: Strolling along […]

DSS Shopper Becomes Millionaire in City Centre Mirdif ‘Spin the Wheel’

DSS Shopper Becomes Millionaire in City Centre Mirdif ‘Spin the Wheel’

Dubai: City Centre Mirdif wrapped up the 22nd edition of Dubai Summer Surprises with a bang, rewarding one lucky shopper a whopping AED 1m grand prize. Emirati national Fatima Ahli walked away with the prize money after having a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ‘Spin the Wheel’ at the mall. The winner had visited the mall to shop for Eid and buy gifts for her children. Her spend for a diamond necklace at Damas gave her a chance […]