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Eight new shopping malls set for completion in Qatar in 2020

Eight new shopping malls set for completion in Qatar in 2020

Qatar is expected to see completion of as many as eight shopping malls with an estimated 548,000sqm GLA (gross leasable area) of organised retail space by 2020, according to ValuStrat.

Qatar set to get nine more malls

Qatar set to get nine more malls

Qatar is expected to see nine new retail developments, including five this year despite the blockade, as retailers and shoppers gravitate towards larger malls offering more entertainment and amenities, DTZ Qatar, a real estate services entity, has said.

Malls, outlets 'can be open for 24 hours during Ramadan'

Malls, outlets 'can be open for 24 hours during Ramadan'

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced that shopping malls and retail outlets in the country could extend working hours throughout the holy month of Ramadan without obtaining prior approval.

Qatar well-suited to develop large hypermarkets: OBG

Qatar well-suited to develop large hypermarkets: OBG

The retail sector has been growing rapidly in recent years, with numerous homegrown, regional and international brands active in the industry or intending to launch their maiden stores shortly.

Ministry supports sale of local farm products

Ministry supports sale of local farm products

The initiative provides sales points for the local agriculture products of excellent quality at most shopping malls around the country.

Saudi malls to hire locals only: ministry

Saudi malls to hire locals only: ministry

Foreigners will no longer be allowed to work in Saudi Arabia's numerous shopping malls, the labour ministry announced on Thursday, in the latest measure to boost employment of Saudis.

MEC inspectors find Shop Qatar festival violations

MEC inspectors find Shop Qatar festival violations

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has intensified its inspection campaigns at commercial complexes and shopping malls in the country, following the launch of the Shop Qatar festival.

Opera house adds upmarket touch to Dubai's tourist appeal

Opera house adds upmarket touch to Dubai's tourist appeal

Dubai, a tourist destination synonymous with shopping malls and luxury resorts, aims to add high culture to its attractions as it opens an opera house in the shadow of the world's tallest building.

More than 3,000 register as blood donors during Ramadan

More than 3,000 register as blood donors during Ramadan

As many as 3,054 people registered to donate blood during this year’s Ramadan campaign organised by Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Blood Donor Centre.

MEC inspection drive nets 14 outlets for flouting law

MEC inspection drive nets 14 outlets for flouting law

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has conducted an inspection campaign on commercial outlets at various shopping malls and fined 14 outlets.