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Qatar's retail GLA may exceed 2mn sq m by end-2020: ValuStrat

Qatar's retail GLA may exceed 2mn sq m by end-2020: ValuStrat

The total gross leasable area (GLA) of organised retail space in Qatar grew 5% annually from 2018 to H1, 2020 up to 1.89mn sq m, with no addition during the first six months of 2020, a study has shown.

QIB recognised at Asian Banker’s Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards

QIB recognised at Asian Banker’s Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards

Qatar Islamic Bank’s (QIB) best-in-class services have been recognised with three awards from The Asian Banker, a leading international provider of strategic intelligence on the financial services industry.

India's Reliance denies plans for Amazon mega-deal

India's Reliance denies plans for Amazon mega-deal

Indian conglomerate Reliance denied a report Thursday that it was planning to sell a $20-billion stake in its retail business to US rival Amazon in a deal that could upend the country's hugely lucrative e-commerce sector.

QSE witnesses sustained buying interests from local retail investors

QSE witnesses sustained buying interests from local retail investors

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Tuesday witnessed sustained buying interests from local retail investors and in Islamic equities; but overall it settled mere five points higher.

Retail rebound expected thanks to Qatar's solid finances

Retail rebound expected thanks to Qatar's solid finances

Qatar’s retail industry will witness a strong recovery from the effects of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic due to the country’s solid financial base, Doha Festival City general manager Robert Hall has said.

Tesco unveils 16,000 jobs as online food sales surge

Tesco unveils 16,000 jobs as online food sales surge

Tesco will create 16,000 permanent UK jobs to meet a coronavirus-fuelled surge in online grocery demand, the supermarket giant said Monday in a boost for the country's embattled retail sector.

DHFC announces opening of new retail outlets, reopening of all stores on weekends

DHFC announces opening of new retail outlets, reopening of all stores on weekends

Doha Festival City (DHFC) has announced the opening of new retail stores from renowned global and local brands, adding to its extensive portfolio of first to market concepts in Qatar.

Doha Festival City reopens all retail outlets

Doha Festival City reopens all retail outlets

As part of the second phase of the gradual lifting of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions in Qatar, Doha Festival City has expanded its reopening capacity to welcome back shoppers.

Govt measures to bolster Qatar's real estate sector: Ezdan

Govt measures to bolster Qatar's real estate sector: Ezdan

Qatar’s exemption of the hospitality and tourism, retail sectors and commercial complexes from electricity and water consumption charges for a period of six months will bolster the country’s real estate sector, Ezdan has said in a report.

QSE witnesses weakened buying interests of local retail investors, domestic funds

QSE witnesses weakened buying interests of local retail investors, domestic funds

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday witnessed weakened buying interests of local retail investors and domestic funds; leading it to close 54 points lower.

Adidas, Nike, PUMA say new tariffs on China would be 'catastrophic'

Adidas, Nike, PUMA say new tariffs on China would be 'catastrophic'

Adidas, Nike and PUMA on Tuesday urged US President Donald Trump to prevent the shoe industry from falling victim to the trade war with China, saying new tariffs could be ‘catastrophic.’

QIA, Crown acquire iconic retail properties in New York

QIA, Crown acquire iconic retail properties in New York

Crown Acquisitions (Crown) and Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) announced a co-investment deal to acquire prime retail properties in Fifth Avenue and Times Square in New York City.