Building a fashion design district in luxe Dubai

February 23, 2014

Aya Batrawy

The Associated

http://www.newsday.com/business/building-a-fashion-design-district-in-luxe-dubai-1.7137832

Summary: This new project will create a luxurious shopping district offering new employment opportunities and help UAE based fashion designers.

Relevance: This new shopping center is an opportunity for our client to open a location in a center that is projected to place Dubai on the Middle East fashion map. It may be a better opportunity than opening in the current shopping strip in Dubai.

 

4 first in UAE stores to shop at this weekend

La Moda Dubai

February 22, 2014

http://www.lamodadubai.ae/2014/02/4-first-in-uae-stores-to-shop-at-this-weekend/

Summary: Top best stores to shop at in Dubai.

Relevance: For a client, being mentioned in a similar list would be very important to bring in clients that may be hesitant shopping at Nordstrom.

  

Nordstrom store design at Mayfair approved by Wauwatosa panel

Sean Ryan

February 28, 2014

http://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/blog/real_estate/2014/02/nordstrom-store-design-at-mayfair.html

Summary: Nordstrom store will be built at  Mayfair mall in Wauwatosa; expected to open in fall 2015.

Relevance: In the last couple of weeks there has been a lot of press around the closing of two branches, signaling that there may be financial issues. However, the opening of this store shows otherwise; there is growth and expansion happening in the company.

 

For Carrie Bradshaw, a shoe (line) to call her own

Jocelyn Noveck

Business Week

February 28, 2014

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2014-02-28/for-carrie-bradshaw-a-shoe-line-to-call-her-own

Summary: Sarah Jessica Parker is launching her shoe line today, February 28, 2014.

Relevance: It has been a highly anticipated collection that is being well received and reviewed.

Fashion’s billions boosting Britain’s economy 

David Craik

February 15, 2014

http://www.express.co.uk/finance/city/459864/Fashion-s-billions-boosting-Britain-s-economy

Summary: The fashion industry has a powerful role in the English economy.

Relevance: While Dubai thrives in economics, it would be interesting to research the impact that the fashion industry has in the UAE economy.

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