Category: Retail



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City Centre Muscat completes OMR 35 million expansion

Majid Al Futtaim’s City Centre Muscat, the first and largest lifestyle shopping destination in Oman owned and operated by the region’s leading shopping mall, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, today officially revealed the final phase of its OMR 35 million expansion, under the patronage of HE Ahmed Bin Nasser Bin Hamed Al Mahrizi, Oman’s Minister of Tourism.

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BreadTalk’s fifth branch now in City Centre Muscat

Award winning boutique bakery BreadTalk rolled out its fifth branch in the Sultanate with the opening of an outlet in City Centre Muscat. Joining a range of lifestyle and international brands within City Centre Muscat’s new expansion, the bakery will cater to the more than 10 million customers that annually visit the destination.

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ITA concluded Oman summer of code competition

With the exhibition of 12 developed applications produced by Omani developers, The Information Technology Authority (ITA) celebrated the conclusion of Oman Summer of Code 2015 yesterday at Muscat Grand Mall under the auspices of Dr. Salim Bin Sultan Alruzaiqi, CEO of ITA and with the presence of a number of IT specialists, academic and professionals.

Consumer Products
Oman records lowest inflation in Gulf region

Oman recorded the lowest inflation rate at 0.07 per cent in August among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. The highest inflation rate was recorded in the United Arab Emirates at 4.94 per cent in August, against the same period last year.

Retail
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Lulu hypermarket opened its 118th outlet in Sinaw, Oman

LuLu Hypermarket opened its 118th outlet in Sinaw, Oman, on 20 September, building on our stated policy to reach out to the Wilayats of the Sultanate and to provide a world class shopping experience closer to its customers. The new store was officially inaugurated by H.E Sheikh Yahya Bin Hamoud Hamed Al Maamari, Governor of […]

Poised for growth

Siraj Bhavnagarwalla, Senior Executive Officer, Alpen Capital, Oman shares his insights about the region’s retail industry in an exclusive interview with OER.

Retail
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CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE

SPAR, which opened its first Supermarket in Oman in the last week of January 2015, will have four stores by the end of 2015 with new ones to be opened at Madinat Al Qaboos and near The Wave-Muscat, says M Sridhar, CEO, SPAR Oman in an interview with Oommen John P. Can you share details […]

Key differentiators

Dr Gordon R Campbell, Managing Director, SPAR International shares his thoughts on the retail chain’s tie-up with Khimji Ramdas and the potential of the regional market.