The First Global Step: Bloomingdale’s Opens Pair of Stores in Dubai

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At long last, Bloomingdale’s dives into the international arena today with the opening of two stores in Dubai.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Bloomingdale’s Opens Stores in Dubai

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