100 New Stores Welcome Festive Season at The Dubai Mall

DUBAI — The Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destinations, has added on 100 new stores in less than a month since its opening on November 4, offering the city’s most dynamic and exciting retail choice for visitors. The mall opening made history in the world retail sector for the maximum number of store openings at the same time.

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Published: Sat 6 Dec 2008, 12:55 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 11:20 AM

Retailers are opening their stores daily, as they continue to complete fit-out operations, and the majority of The Dubai Mall’s 1,200 stores will be operational by early 2009 including Galeries Lafayette, one of the mall’s two key anchor department stores. Bloomingdale’s, they other key anchor will open in 2010.

The new stores that have opened in the past month include several flagship stores or unique retailers to the region covering a range of sectors including fashion, accessories and appliances.

Mr Yousif Al Ali, General Manager of The Dubai Mall said, “The opening of The Dubai Mall has energised the retail sector in the region with strong sales recorded throughout the mall. In less than a month, about 100 retailers have opened their stores, several of them flagship stores for the region. The continual opening of new stores on a daily basis gives mall visitors a wider choice to complement the upcoming festive season sales.”

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