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Britain to consider doubling charge on plastic bags

Britain to consider doubling charge on plastic bags

Since October 2015, large retailers in England have been legally required to impose the charge.

Apparel sales in Qatar remain strong, say retailers

Apparel sales in Qatar remain strong, say retailers

Sales of apparel at many outlets in Qatar, especially those in ‘value retail,’ have remained strong amid the diplomatic crisis in the region, it is learnt.

Hypermarkets increase direct imports from several countries

Hypermarkets increase direct imports from several countries

Leading hypermarkets in the country have taken steps to bolster the stock of fresh food items as well as other food products. Most of them said that fresh food items from a number of countries will reach from Thursday.

Barwa Village businesses 'hit' by infrastructure works

Barwa Village businesses 'hit' by infrastructure works

Ongoing infrastructure development works in the immediate vicinity of Barwa Village have adversely affected businesses in the mixed-development neighbourhood.

Pearl-Qatar welcomes 25 new retail stores

Pearl-Qatar welcomes 25 new retail stores

The Pearl-Qatar has welcomed 25 new retailers, including several hospitality outlets, providing residents and visitors to the island with an “exceptional leisure experience”, United Development Company (UDC) has said.

Retailers in Doha seek cut in rents

Retailers in Doha seek cut in rents

Close on the heels of a government-backed real estate development announcing reduction in the rents of some of their commercial properties, requests for such cuts have been aired by retail establishments elsewhere in Doha.

MEC initiative to maintain price stability of consumer goods

MEC initiative to maintain price stability of consumer goods

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with major retailers in the country to maintain price stability of consumer goods all year round.

Big demand for mutton during Ramadan

Big demand for mutton during Ramadan

Mutton is in big demand in Qatar's butcheries and retail counters at hypermarkets and supermarkets. Retailers said their daily sale of mutton is at least 150-200% more than what it is during the usual period.

Qatar's total household spending may grow 12.9% to reach $45bn

Qatar's total household spending may grow 12.9% to reach $45bn

Total household spending in Qatar is expected to grow by an average annual rate of 12.9% to reach $45bn by 2019, BMI Research has said in a report.