Dubai, UAE: August 15, 2022 – Summer is not only the time for staying in-doors, waiting for the next cold wind to blow, and clouds to block the sun. We are also, in the season of preparation for the next big things here in the Middle East and North Africa. This is the time to review all our plans and make sure they all happen seamlessly and perfectly.
In this 2022 Q3 Edition, we take pride to introduce Vindico as our featured cover. Celebrating their 20th year of successfully doing business and adding value for the retail and shopping centre industry.
Vindico has been at the forefront of supporting and assisting members towards their development plans. One of the best and key figures in the preparation stages for many shopping centre and retail development – grand openings, expansions, special projects and more. Today, Vindico is one of the most trusted names in the retail real estate. Their reputation is built on the mammoth task of bringing brands and developers together and achieving their vision, all in time for a success opening day experience.
This latest issue of RPM also brings you more timely and fresh articles covering shopping centre updates and fresh approaches, keys to future-proof shopping centres, social commerce, the entertainment industry, digital transformations, and a lot more including the latest news in the MENA region and beyond covering the retail industry.
The Retail People Magazine would not have been possible without our fabulous sponsors and contributors. We would like to thank Vindico, Al Othaim Leisure, Oman Avenues Mall, Yardi, Souq7, The Clock Towers Shopping Center, Axis Partners and Times Square Center for having supported and helped us with the publication and release of this Q3 Edition.
About The MECS+R:
Established in 1994, The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres, with its newly branded name The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres & Retailers (MECS+R), has grown over the years and has a strong and closely connected member base of over 1,100 industry professionals from all over the Middle East & North Africa representing Retailers, Shopping Mall Owners, Developers, Marketing Managers, Leasing Managers & Specialists, Consultants, Property Managers, Financiers, Accountants, Government Officials and Industry Suppliers. MECS+R provides its members with unparalleled local and international business contacts and support through its network of international affiliates.