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Now even Dubai does discount
Thanks to its success, the planned expansion of Dubai’s only discount shopping mall has been met with interest from retailers.
Why it matters
Despite a warning of an oversupply of retail space from the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres, along with the tightening of consumer spending, the Dubai Outlet Mall has announced expansion plans. In a city where being the first individual to purchase the latest item at full price is actually a badge of honour worn proudly, what will this mean for the same retailers in other malls? Is this the start of a flood of budget stores invading Dubai?
In a world first, artist David Lynch has designed and installed eleven unique display windows exclusively for Paris’ Galeries Lafayette on the theme of ‘Machines, Abstraction and Women’. This enables city-dwellers and window-shoppers to appreciate art on-the-go.
The collection box “Great Escapes” was made for people who would love to travel to luxury hotels and places, but can’t.