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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?
McArthurGlen, Europe’s leading developer, owner and manager of designer outlet villages have recently opened their 135-million euro Designer Outlet in an unrivalled location: adjacent to Salzburg’s international airport and just ten minutes from the city centre.
The worldwide manufacturer of Self-Adhesive System Solutions, Tesa launched a campaign in Lisbon, sponsoring the covering of about one hundred holes and damaged pavement in some of the main streets of the Portuguese capital. The brand painted its logo and ‘pavement repaired’ on the improved areas.