Muscat | May 20, 2013: The capital’s fashion quotient just went up a notch with the announcement of contract signing of the first ever US Polo Assn. outlet in the Sultanate at Muscat’s youngest and most dynamic shopping destination – Muscat Grand Mall.
Launched in 1981, US Polo Assn. is the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA) the governing body of polo since 1890 in the United States. The U.S. Polo Assn. brand captures the authenticity and heritage of the sport, while embracing the genuine spirit known throughout the world as Classic American Style—comfortable and casual, yet classy.
“U.S. Polo Assn. is one of the most widely anticipated fashion brands to launch in Oman. Offering premium yet casual outfits for urban youth and will make a welcome addition to Muscat Grand Mall’s wide range of clothing retailers – we look forward to the store opening shortly,” said Hassan Jaboub, General Manager of Muscat Grand Mall.
He added, “U.S. Polo Assn also comes with a strong brand lineage associated with sports – an area very close to the people of Oman. We are sure that their collection, reflecting quintessential sporty elegance will be very well received by Mall patrons.”
Targeting Oman as the country gears up to play a key role in the GCC’s e-commerce revolution
Oman, 06 May 2013: The GCC’s thriving e-commerce market is forecasted to boom to US$15 billion in sales by 2015*, catalyzed by an expanding online product range, increased security of payments and shifting consumer perceptions. According to research recently conducted by Euromonitor, not only are consumers in the Arab world more and more comfortable in purchasing goods online, but Internet users are also expected to exceed 170 million by 2016, which will send online retail to new heights in the region.
Desado.com responds to the region’s e-commerce growth with the kick off of the site’s Arabic version, catering to the language preference of the majority of GCC Internet users whilst simultaneously branching out into KSA, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Oman, with both website options in English and Arabic.The e-commerce concept, which serves as a shopping platform for design-led products, has seen an immense success since the official launch of the site in December 2012, exceeding business expectations in the UAE with a month on month sales growth of over 35%. Desado.com has introduced a segment into the e-commerce market that is the first of its kind in the GCC, and the online destination is quickly creating a unique brand name for itself.
Chopard, an internationally renowned luxury house has recently developed a range of elegant and functional handbags – the Imperiale Clutches -- inspired by its Imperiale ladies collection of watches and jewellery. And now this collection can be seen and ordered in Oman at the Khimji’s Watches – the one-stop destination for some of the world’s finest brands.
About the range, Mr. Madhusinh Jesrani, General Manager, Khimji’s Watches comments: “The new Imperiale clutch bag is intended for a refined, dynamic, natural woman who appreciates the discreet luxury of extremely beautiful objects. It combines the finesse and quality of its materials with a spacious volume designed to meet the needs of today’s woman. This collection was well-received at the fashion show held recently, where the fashion connoisseurs fell in love with Imperiale’s decorative patterns and contemporary classic designs. This timelessly chic accessory available in black-clad leather or silk versions makes a perfect match for the must-have black dress and is an ideal companion for elegant evenings”.
- 94 Oman residents win at Nestlé’s first raffle draw at Lulu Food Fiesta
- Customers sample a variety of Nestlé products including Maggi, Nescafé, Sweetened Condensed Milk and Nestlé breakfast cereals
- Maggi cooking station serves up delicious international dishes
Muscat, Oman, 28 April 2013: At one of the many memorable moments created at the Lulu Food Fiesta this year, 94 Oman residents won the first Nestlé raffle draw with prizes ranging from Lulu gift vouchers to a wide range of kitchen appliances and electronics. The top prize of gift vouchers worth 500 Omani Rials from Lulu Hypermarket was won by seven Lulu shoppers at the draw conducted on 25th April 2013. Some of the gift voucher winners are Hamida Bint Al Hussain Bin Mohammed, Walid Bin Juma Al Balushi and Natasha Khalid.
Visitors to the Lulu Food Fiesta who bought three Omani Rials worth of Nestlé products automatically entered the raffle. Other winners of the draw were awarded kitchen appliances and electronics including Samsung Plasma TVs and Refrigerators, Ariston gas cookers, Sony digital cameras and camcorders, iPod touch, Braun food processors, Tefal cooking sets and Acti-Fryers and LG microwaves. Representatives from Nestlé and Lulu Bausher Management conducted the raffle draw. The second draw will be held on 7th May 2013.
T3150 Wireless 2.1 Speaker System Offers Superb Audio Performance
and Great Value
Dubai – April 24, 2013 – Creative Technology Ltd has announced the Middle East launch of the Creative T3150 Wireless 2.1 speaker system with Bluetooth wireless technology. This new addition to Creative’s comprehensive line up of high performance wireless speakers continues to uphold Creative’s long held reputation of merging superior audio performance with great value. Engineered to pump out smooth audio wirelessly, this compact speaker system is designed to meet the needs of music lovers and movie fans alike. It stands out amongst other wireless speakers in the same class, while remaining very competitively priced at AED 295
Compatible with most mobile phones and laptops that feature Bluetooth stereo profile, the Creative T3150 Wireless speaker system offers wireless connectivity in addition to wired connection. It comes with a wired remote control that powers ON/OFF and adjusts volume for ease of use.
Expanded Series will be hosted in Oman to choose the best of the best to represent the nation
The hunt for the next Omani B-Boy Champion will be held on Thursday April 25 at Bait Zubair Museum when the 2013 Red Bull BC One season touches down in Oman.
Celebrating its 10 year anniversary the 2013 Red Bull BC One season kicked offin February this year launching a series of Cyphers in every corner of the worldin the hunt for the next World Champion B-Boy.
With a wide selection of incredible performances by the best B-Boys in the country this vibrant event features adrenalin-inducing performance replete with high-energy moves, fast footwork and cutting-edge styles.London based DJ Renegade will crank the volume up and play a mix of electrifying break beats to absorb the audience.
- NIVEA’s First Day Care Cream with SPF 30
- The new product compliments the Face Care - Daily Essentials range
21 April 2013 – NIVEA’s extensive skin care range has expanded to include a nourishing day care cream featuring both their latest innovation, Hydra IQ and SPF 30.
Daily Essentials Day Care with Hydra IQ, provides the skin with all the moisture and soothing elements it needs to enhance its natural balance, whilst the sun factor 30 protects against harmful UVA and UVB rays which can penetrate through make-up and damage skin.
American customised stuffed toy retailer opens first store in the Sultanate
Muscat | April 21, 2013: Muscat Grand Mall will become children’s favourite destination in Oman with the opening of the first Build-A-Bear Workshop store, the interactive entertainment retailer of customized stuffed animals.
Build-A-Bear Workshops are known across the globe for their mission to bring the classic Teddy Bear to life. Stuffed toys bring to mind warm thoughts about childhood and friendship. Their unique proposition involves children being able to choose a furry friend, and enter a customised message in addition to being able to add a special scent and various other attributes, creating a truly personalised plaything for children.
The only deodorant to pass every stress test
Dubai UAE, 11 April, 2013 – Today, NIVEA launches Stress Protect Deodorant across the GCC, the latest anti-perspirant with a formula proven to protect against stress sweating.
“Stress is sadly part of the daily routine in the GCC – whether it’s a big meeting, job interview or entertaining family – and perspiration is one of the effects,” comments Dr. Thomas Schmidt-Rose, from the Research team at NIVEA Deodorant in Hamburg. “This type of ‘stress-induced sweating’ – as compared to sweating from heat or physical exertion – has a more rapid onset and smells stronger, making it hard to control. NIVEA Stress Protect Deodorant has been specifically tested to also combat this stress sweating and guarantees extra deodorant protection. With NIVEA Stress Protect Deodorant: Stress Happens. Sweat Won’t.”
- FRENCH CHIC FOR CHILDREN OUTFITS BY MAISON GABRIELLE LEMAITRE AIMS TO OPEN NEW MARKET IN THE UAE AND THE GCC COUNTRIES
- McDonald’s serves Thousands of FreeEgg McMuffins across theMiddle East on National Breakfast Day
- Dubai Marina Mall’s popular ‘Street Festival’ to feature 300 shows by international artists from March 21-30
- Cartier: The new chain bag
- Express your creative passion– Canon unveils the new LEGRIA HF G25
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