The UAE’s community of both residents and tourists were treated to a three day celebration of design and creativity to mark the official opening of Dubai Design District (d3).

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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR), the emirate’s entry in the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR), has set a new IWC Speed Record for the current edition of the round-the-world challenge, racing 550.82 nautical miles in 24 hours as it approached Cape Horn on the fifth leg from New Zealand to Brazil.

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Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, recently announced it will be hosting its annual customer conferences in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) during April and May. The company expects to welcome more than 600 users to the conferences in Germany, UK, Sweden and the UAE. The EMEA events start off the company’s series of global Insights events that run through June 2015.

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DuPont has recently launched DuPont™ Tychem® ThermoPro, a single layer, triple-threat protection garment, at the Civil Defence Training Center in Dubai Academic City. The move is in line with the company’s core value of improving and innovating materials and capabilities to offer the highest standards in safety and protection. The high-profile event was held in the presence of dignitaries and influential people from the public and private sectors and senior DuPont officials.

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Majid Al Futtaim—the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa— celebrate their 20th Anniversary of its City Centre brand this year, by offering fantastic surprises and giveaways in the Northern Emirates malls, every 20th of the month for the whole year.

After kicking off on April 20 2015, twenty lucky shoppers of City Centre Ajman, Fujairah and Sharjah will be pleasantly surprised for the whole year round. On the 20th of every month, shoppers will be rewarded for their loyalty in receiving a Gift Card worth AED200 to spend shopping, dining or at any family destinations at the Northern Emirates malls. Last week, twenty lucky winners at City Centre Sharjah received fashionable jute bags, for the occasion.

City Centre Ajman, City Centre Fujairah and City Centre Sharjah are dedicated to providing a premium lifestyle experience whilst rewarding shoppers for their loyalty. With Majid Al Futtaim’s aim to create great moment for everyone everyday, all three shopping destinations will host a year full of compelling events, dynamic activations, community initiatives, and instant rewards to celebrate with shoppers and retail partners.

 

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About City Centre Ajman

City Centre Ajman is the largest shopping and entertainment destination in the emirate with 30,000sqm of retail space, welcoming more than 9 million visitors yearly. The mall is home to more than 70 international and local brands including Ajman’s largest Carrefour hypermarket, a 6-screen VOX Cinemas and a Magic Planet as well as 18 multi-cuisine dining outlets to complement the mall’s lifestyle and value-oriented retail mix.

City Centre Ajman opened in 1998 and is conveniently located on Sheikh Zayed Street. The mall is owned and managed by Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa.

For more information, please visit: www.citycentreajman.com or www.facebook.com/CityCentreAjman

 

About City Centre Fujairah

City Centre Fujairah is the first and largest premium lifestyle shopping destination in the emirate, with 35,000sqm of retail space, attracting more than 4 million visitors annually. City Centre Fujairah offers 105 value-oriented brands including the emirate’s largest Carrefour hypermarket plus a unique mix of fashion, lifestyle, electronics, and homeware stores. The mall’s leisure offering includes 19 international dining outlets, an 11-screen VOX Cinemas, and a Magic Planet.

In 2013, City Centre Fujairah was recognized as the emirate’s first LEED Gold rated building for its environmentally sustainable design. The lifestyle destination won the Silver Award in 2012 for Marketing Excellence for Grand Opening at the Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards.

City Centre Fujairah opened in 2012, and is situated at the intersection of the Fujairah-Dubai and Masafi Highway. The mall is managed and owned by Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer in the Middle East and North Africa, in partnership with the government-owned Fujairah Investment Establishment.

For more information, please visit: www.citycentrefujairah.com or www.facebook.com/CityCentreFujairah

 

 

About City Centre Sharjah

City Centre Sharjah is one of the emirate’s largest and leading shopping destinations, attracting more than 11.6 million visitors annually. With more than 120 international brands covering 38,000sqm of retail space, City Centre Sharjah offers mid-market retail mix of lifestyle, electronic and convenience-oriented stores such as Carrefour hypermarket, H&M, BHS, Sun & Sand Sports, and Splash. The mall’s leisure offer includes 16 diverse dining outlets and a Magic Planet. In 2014, City Centre Sharjah received a Silver Award for Marketing, Sales and PR excellence at the Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards. Recently, City Centre Sharjah announced an AED 200 million redevelopment to introduce an additional 13,500sqm of new retail and leisure space, including a multi-screen VOX Cinemas. City Centre Sharjah opened in 2001, and is located on Al Wahda Street. The mall is owned and managed by Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa. For more information, please visit: www.citycentresharjah.com or www.facebook.com/CityCentreSharjah

 

 

About Majid Al Futtaim

Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

A remarkable business success story, Majid Al Futtaim started from one man’s vision to transform the face of shopping, entertainment and leisure to ‘create great moments for everyone, every day’. It has since grown into one of the United Arab Emirates’ most respected and successful businesses spanning 13 international markets, employing 27,000 people, and achieving the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the Middle East.

Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 17 shopping malls, 11 hotels and three mixed-use communities in MENA, with further developments underway in the region. The shopping malls portfolio includes Mall of the Emirates, City Centre malls, and also four community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. It holds exclusive rights to the Carrefour franchise in 38 markets across Middle East, Africa and Central Asia, operating a portfolio of over 60 hypermarkets and over 70 supermarkets in 13 countries.  

Majid Al Futtaim operates 129 VOX Cinema screens and 17 Magic Planets across the region, in addition to iconic leisure and entertainment facilities such as Ski Dubai and iFly Dubai, among others. Majid Al Futtaim launched the first LEGO-certified store in the Middle East and is parent to the consumer finance company issuing 'Najm' credit cards, a fashion retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Juicy Couture and Halston Heritage, and a healthcare business. In addition, it also has a joint venture operation with Dalkia and has recently expanded into food and beverage in partnership with Gourmet Gulf. www.majidalfuttaim.com

 

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Source: The Portsmouth Group

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