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Calls Mount in Islamic World to Boycott French Products

There has been a backlash to French President Emmanuel Macron's vow that France "will not give up on…

Tommy Hilfiger Launches Its First Hijab

The hijab is being sold in Hilfiger's stores in Europe and the Middle East and on

GQ’s New Diversity, Inclusion ‘Manifesto’ Goes Across Global Editions

How a newly public focus on diversity and gender equality will look in different markets, like GQ Middle…

COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus…

Store Closures in North America Begin as Coronavirus Spreads

The list now includes Urban Outfitters, Patagonia, Everlane, Abercrombie, Glossier, Nike, Allbirds and Apple…

Shireen El Khatib Appointed CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Shopping Malls

The veteran retail executive will lead a portfolio of 26 malls across the Middle East.

Maison Orient Brings Eastern Designers to the World

The online platform offers a selection of mid- to high-end designers from the Middle East and Africa.

Lululemon’s 5-Year Plan Begins to Take Hold

The ath-leisure retailer has another successful quarter, with plans to introduce new products and open more…

Chalhoub Group Sees Tourism in Gulf Fueling Luxury Retail

Regional authorities are investing in tourism ahead of Expo 2020 in Dubai, noted executives, presenting a…

Middle Eastern Shoppers Increase Their Presence in Milan

In the first quarter of 2019, the purchases by shoppers from the Gulf spiked 56 percent compared to the same…

Fashion Trust Arabia Announces Finalists for Inaugural Prize

Designers were chosen across four categories.

Emerging Brands Challenge Big Names in the Middle Eastern Beauty Industry

According to Chalhoub's sixth white paper study, local indie brands are rising due to their ability in…

EXCLUSIVE: Nisnass, New Middle East Online Retailer, to Launch

The app targets customers where they are spending: on their phones.

The Middle East’s Hottest Luxury Skin-Care Brand Lands Stateside

Shiffa lands at

Building Retail Experiences in the Middle East

Patrick Chalhoub of the Chalhoub Group discussed the consumer potential in the region — and how to grow both…