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Al-Futtaim Group

Al-Futtaim Group Archives

Al-Futtaim’s retail president Regis Schultz joins JD Sports as CEO

Schultz has held the president of retail role at the Dubai-based conglomerate Al-Futtaim Group since 2019.

Three retailers and an economist on Asia’s post-pandemic retail landscape

Retail is bouncing back across much of Asia. While its guise is somewhat familiar, its rules of engagement are less unde...

UAE group Gulf Marketing buys Royal Sporting House

Al-Futtaim Group sells Southeast Asian-focused sporting goods retailer.

John Little to shut down

Launched 174 years ago, Singapore’s oldest department store, John Little, closes its final outlet in January.

M&S Singapore launches table-service restaurant

M&S Singapore has opened a table-service restaurant at Wheelock Place - the first in the world for the group.

Ikea opens compact concept in UAE

Sweden’s Ikea Group has opened a compact concept store in the UAE city of Al Ain.

Zara to open at Changi Airport

Spanish clothing brand Zara will open a shop in Singapore’s Changi Airport in May.

TWG Tea in UAE expansion

Singapore’s TWG Tea plans three new stores in the UAE. The luxury tea house says two of those will be located in A...

Esprit strikes deal in Middle East

Hong Kong-based retailer partners with Al-Futtaim Group.