In honor of World Environment Day’s campaign to #BeatPlasticPollution, Qatar Duty Free is replacing single-use plastic bags with locally sourced, reusable cotton totes at its eight Hamad International Airport Day-to-Day Essential Stores, according to a report published at DFI online.
Shiseido has announced the opening of its first Shiseido Ginza Tokyo brand store outside of Japan. Operated in partnership with Majid Al Futtaim Lifestyle, the new Dubai location has been described as a ‘significant milestone’ for the J-beauty brand’s expansion plans.
Israel’s Delta Brands has signed an exclusive franchise deal to set up and run the Bath & Body Works brand in the Middle Eastern country, according to a report published by the Jerusalem Post.
Natura &Co’s The Body Shop brand has entered the Kentan market, according to a report published by Capital FM.
After the ravages of 2020 and 2021, retailers could have been forgiven for hoping for a smoother ride at the start of 2022. Pandemic restrictions were lifted, IRL shopping was back and even travel was resuming. So far, so hopeful.
Christian Dior is said to be set to launch into the Egyptian market sometime in Q4, 2024, with the Minister of Trade and Industry Ahmed Samir having a meeting with Jérôme Baudy, President of Christian Dior Couture Europe and the Middle East to discuss the development.
South African retailer, Shoprite has announced that it is closing its operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a report published by Reuters.
Hermes has opened its first beauty boutique in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, according to a report published by Harpers Bazaar.
Unilever has partnered with Egyptian retail tech company Cartona in order to add more offerings to its base of base of retailers, suppliers and distributors.
L’Oréal Paris collaborates with Dubai Duty Free Group to launch pop-up promoting Midnight Serum launch
L’Oréal Paris has collaborated with the Dubai Duty Free Group (DDF) on a pop-up store, open during March, to promote the new launch of the Age Perfect Cell Renew Midnight Serum.