Few more days to benefit from summer largesse

DUBAI - With the curtains about to fall on the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), the shoppers have just a few more days to benefit from the summer largesse.

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Published: Mon 28 Aug 2006, 10:47 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 6:19 PM

This year, over 1,500 retailers from all over Dubai participated in the first-ever Summer Deals promotion launched by DSS. The DSS-retail sector partnership ensured a win-win situation for shoppers and businesses.

The shoppers have got just a few days to avail special promotions and raffles organised by DSS Key Sponsors, the Dubai Shopping Malls Group, the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group and the Emarat petroleum company.

If you are in the market for new wheels, Al Futtaim Motors is offering shoppers buying a Toyota or a Lexus car the chance to win a Toyota Land Cruiser. Shoppers who will buy Toyota or Lexus cars from Al Futtaim Motors will receive coupons to enter a grand raffle draw for the Land Cruiser promotion.

This is also the best time to replenish a wardrobe as leading clothing and accessories brands have some exciting offers, but only for a few days more. A buy of Dh100 will give a gift voucher of Dh25 at the Al Washia Trading shoppers.

At the Dubai Optical, buyers get a Dh100 gift voucher. Kookai Fashions is offering a 50 per cent discount and so is Furla. Rivoli group has a gift with purchase schemes at Swatch and Hour Choice outlets, as well as special schemes for Glitter jewellery and Mont Blanc.

The Landmark chain of stores too are offering discounts at all its stores including Bata, Ecco, Pablosky, Shoe Mart and many more. The strike-it-rich promotion offered by the Gulf Food Company until September 15 gives shoppers a chance to win a cash money card worth Dh49,000.

Panasonic has some fabulous offers such as free memory cards, discs and bags with digital cameras and DVD e-cams. If one buys a Notebook worth Dh7,999, he gets a free carry bag along with it. Panasonic microwave oven worth Dh899 comes with a juicer/blender free.

Ace Hardware also offers a discount of 20 per cent on several categories of hardware products at different outlets in Dubai. Participating malls have wide sales offering discounts up to 70 per cent on some of the items. Babyshop, BHS, Aldo, Mothercare, Next. Adams, Nine West, Shoe Mart, Bossini, G2000, all have attractive discounts during DSS, with sales ending on September 1.

Families can shop for school supplies at the Back to School exhibition at Modhesh Fun City in the lobby of Dubai World Trade Centre. And no DSS is complete without Modhesh souvenirs - available at Modhesh Fun City, Deira City Centre, BurJuman, Mercato, Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta Mall.

Apart from stationery, pillows, soft toys, and key chains, Modhesh juices are now available. They are retailed at Carrefour Deira City Centre and Mall of the Emirates till stocks last. At the airport, visitors can take home the memories and smiles of DSS by picking up Modhesh collectibles at Dubai Duty Free.

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