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Today’s the day: Egypt to begin enforcing mandated business operating hours
Egypt

Today’s the day: Egypt to begin enforcing mandated business operating hours

The Egyptian government began enforcing on Tuesday new opening and closing times for shops, malls, cafes, restaurants, and workshops, as…
Black Friday offers beacon of hope to struggling stores
World

Black Friday offers beacon of hope to struggling stores

NEW YORK (AP) — After months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday is offering a small…
Egypt’s local development minister points out ‘silver lining’ in cabinet-mandated commercial business hours
Egypt

Egypt’s local development minister points out ‘silver lining’ in cabinet-mandated commercial business hours

The Egyptian Minister of Local Development, Mahmoud Shaarawy, praised the Cabinet’s decision to set opening and closing hours for retail…
Egyptian MP calls on the public to report fake Black Friday offers to CPA
Egypt

Egyptian MP calls on the public to report fake Black Friday offers to CPA

Egyptian Parliament member John Talaat warned the public of misleading advertisements for price cuts coinciding with Black Friday, and urged…
Christmas in Lebanon not so merry as economic crisis bites
Middle East

Christmas in Lebanon not so merry as economic crisis bites

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Rafi Tabakian’s clothing store in a Beirut suburb is usually buzzing with customers during the holiday season,…
‘Black Friday’ becoming a shadow of its former self in US
Life & Style

‘Black Friday’ becoming a shadow of its former self in US

The US holiday shopping season officially opened with a deluge of “Black Friday” promotions but the frenzied crowds of the…
Amazon rebrands Souq.com in the UAE
Middle East

Amazon rebrands Souq.com in the UAE

Amazon has rebranded regional commerce market Souq.com in the UAE to automatically redirect customers to Amazon’s newly launched website there,…
France to tighten regulations after ‘Nutella frenzy’
World

France to tighten regulations after ‘Nutella frenzy’

France plans to unveil a bill to tighten rules on supermarket promotions after a Nutella sale at supermarket chain Intermarche…
Amazon completes acquisition of e-commerce firm Souq.com
Business

Amazon completes acquisition of e-commerce firm Souq.com

The Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com announced on Monday that its sale to e-commerce giant Amazon has been completed. The $650…
No price like home: Big spenders reappear in China
Business

No price like home: Big spenders reappear in China

China's wealthiest shoppers are spending at home again, roused from a three-year slumber by a weaker yuan, lower prices and…
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