In pictures: Hip look at Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival
A Hipstamatic look at a visit to the Western Region and the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival, 220 kms west of Abu Dhabi.
Manchester City set aside away day worries for in six-goal thriller
In a chaotic afternoon, City moved to second in the Premier League table, but not before throwing away a two-goal lead then clinching three points with late goals.
Road test: 2014 Nissan Patrol will retain crown as king of the road
This familiar sight on UAE highways and on the dunes should continue its reign, writes Kevin Hackett.
Video: India outraged over diplomat’s arrest in New York
US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed regret to India amid controversy around the arrest of an Indian senior diplomat.
For 30 years, Dubai Duty Free has tasted tang of success
On average, something is rung through the tills every two seconds, adding up to about 74 million products a year.
December 21, 2013
But the UAE’s mega malls should not be too fearful, because consumer traffic continues to surge, driven by rising tourist arrivals and improving consumer confidence. Read Article
December 14, 2013
As malls compete for shoppers over the coming weeks, having a full-time complement of Santas and elves is a crucial driver for year-end sales. Read Article
December 10, 2013
Colm McLoughlin has overseen Dubai Duty Free during its meteoric rise over the past 30 years. Read Article
December 8, 2013
Blending the smells of Arab Oud incense sticks with tasty Chinese food, the Dragon Mart is an eclectic mix. Read Article
December 4, 2013
Those numbers won't be much use next year, so souvenir sellers had to be creative with the surplus. Read Article
December 2, 2013
Anything in UAE colours was causing a queue at Dubai's Mall of the Emirates as residents took to the shops to celebrate National Day. Read Article
December 1, 2013
Fortnum & Mason, the luxury retail outlet, which has counted Prussian princesses, earls, and a smattering of monarchs among its clientele, will open a three-storey outlet next to the Burj Khalifa in February. Read Article
November 26, 2013
The central souq was Abu Dhabi's heart of retail in the 1970s, and dominated by street sellers. The situation was much the same in Dubai, which had been a trading hub since 1894. But there have been changes since the UAE was founded 42 years ago. Read Article
November 26, 2013
The central souq was Abu Dhabi's heart of retail back in the 1970s, where retailers were predominantly street sellers. The situation was much the same in Dubai, which had been a trading hub since 1894. But there have been changes since the UAE was... Read Article
November 25, 2013
The deal was previously described as being at the “due diligence” stage, implying that it was close to completion. Read Article
November 19, 2013
Another luxury brand has opened a boutique in Abu Dhabi, joining a growing list of premium labels setting up shop in the capital. Read Article
November 11, 2013
Mall Al Shamkha is located about 40 kilometres from the city centre and will be spread over 39,000 square metres. It is set to open its doors in the second half of 2014. Read Article
November 10, 2013
Level Shoe District, the world's largest shoe store in Dubai Mall, now sells 600 pairs a day on average, and has plans to almost double the number in the next few years. Read Article