LuLu Group International
Lulu Group International with an annual turnover of over US$ 6.5 billion is one of the most aggressively expanding retail player in the region. Lulu hypermarkets, the flagship brand of the group today controls almost 33% of the organized grocery retail sector of the region with 119 stores spread across 9 countries catering to more than 700,000 shoppers a day. Lulu Group’s other operations include shopping malls, mixed use projects, hospitality, imports and wholesale trading and food processing.
Zebra Technologies tracking and visibility solutions transform the physical to digital, creating the data streams enterprises need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses, and empower their mobile workforces. Zebra Technologies’ portfolio includes printers, mobile computing, data capture and wireless LAN to complement RFID, real-time locating systems and Zatar, Zebra’s cloud-based IoT platform. Zebra offers the complete range of end-to-end solutions, specifically designed to help retailers drive deeper levels of personalization, in store and digitally for creating a consistent and personal experience for shoppers in store, on-line and mobile: One Store | The Future of Customer-Centric Omni-channel Retail. www.zebra.com
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 258,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.
About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Business Process Services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of “Business through Technology” – helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner’s approach to delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of over 150,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information
Sávant Data System LLC (SDS) has empowered retailers for over a decade with progressive technology solutions that have strong perspective on ROI offering. SDS services diverse verticals like Retail (Stores and Malls), Airports (including Duty Free), Public Transportation, Banks, Amusement Parks etc.
Our solutions include:-
People Counting Solutions – Monitor and manage store performance by tracking customer traffic with consistent accuracy of 95% and above.
Vyom Business Intelligence Suite – Incorporates a patent pending Just-In-Time In-Chip In-Memory Technology delivers interactive Big Data analytics & scalability to terabytes of data.
Customer Behavior & In-Store Analytics – Revolutionary passive tracking technology enables business to understand consumer behavior passively across physical locations and provides path breaking insights to enhance consumer experience.
Electronic Shelf Label (E-Paper & LCD) – Displays product pricing along with barcode.
Electronic Shelf Display – Displays product information with static images along with full-motion video and text.
Gift Card Technology Partner
Qwikcilver is the pioneer and leader in pre-paid gift card solutions in the South Asian and Middle East regions. Based out of Bangalore, India, the company focuses on complete, seamless, “stored value” programmes and technology solutions.
Qwikcilver is the one-stop-shop for different variants of pre-paid cards, electronic and physical gift cards, e-promotion cards, loyalty programmes, discount cards and other physical and virtual card based programmes for brand owners and retailers across categories.
Qwikcilver has a high-end, fully auditable, banking standard, transaction management capability, processing infrastructure with built-in redundancy, robust backup systems and disaster recovery mechanisms. A special feature of Qwikcilver’s platform is the seamless, simultaneous, real-time, transaction management of multi-programmes across multi-countries, multi-currencies and multi-time-zones.
Deployed at more than 10,000 retail outlets, across more than 300 cities and managing in excess of three million transactions per month, Qwikcilver is the single largest, end-to-end programme manager and the technology provider for most of the leading brands and retailers in India.
Kalandoor Contracting LLC is a leading fit-out specialist in UAE, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, KSA and Bahrain offering turnkey solutions to clients belonging to different segments of retail including luxury boutiques, restaurants and cafés. With a team of motivated, qualified and highly skilled professionals with sound knowledge of interior design and build, Kalandoor is able to broaden its reach serving the commercial, office and residential sectors as well.
Vinculum is a Global Software Company enabling the eCommerce ecosystem with SaaS based products for multi channel order management and fulfilment. Their products help Retailers, eTailers, 3PLs, CPG Companies, Marketplaces and Sellers with Multi-channel order management, real time view of the inventory, consistent product information across channels, system and B2C fulfilment.
Hamat Property Company
Hamat Property Company is considered to be the number one leading company in the field of Malls management in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, as the company currently operates more than Twenty-five of the finest shopping centers and the largest commercial centers in the Kingdom providing its services to property owners, investors, and tenants. The company offers to its clients the shopping and commercial centers management services, consultancy, appraisal, leasing, marketing, and Malls feasibility studies. Our Vision is to add another dimension to the entertainment and shopping industry giving our clients real value through introducing a our services to them in a most unique and modern way. We believe that our customers are our real partners, we aim to provide our services fully integrated to them, keen to spare them needless and achieve the highest level of benefits to keep on our strategic partnership.
Riyadh Park is designed to be an unparalleled shopping, entertainment and leisure destination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Mall will cover a huge surface of 132,000 m2 with a Gross Leasable Area of 92,000 m2. Furthermore, the parking area is capable of accommodating 2500 vehicles. Riyadh Park establishes a new concept in shopping industry as it gives its visitors an integrated experience of luxury and fun. The mall will contain a mix of prestigious brands from all over the world, in addition to a selection of leading restaurants, coffee shops and modern entertainment facilities, which will contribute in upgrading the shopping industry sector to the next level of success competing with the most famous fashion capitals in the world.
UCS Solutions is a premier provider of business process and IT related services primarily to businesses operating within the Retail Value Chain. Our core business is the provision of SAP oriented services to large and medium sized retail businesses, we support businesses through consultation and collaboration, thereby ensuring that our clients gain maximum returns from their IT investments both internationally and locally.
Design International is an award-winning global architecture, design and consultancy practice with specialist expertise in design-led retail architecture. The firm is responsible for over 36 million sqm of built architecture, with projects spanning across the globe. Headquartered in London, the firm also has offices in Shanghai, Milan and Jakarta, as well as a strong presence in the Middle East.
Amongst its many accolades, Design International’s awards include the 2012 MIPIM ‘Best Shopping Centre’ award, the 2012 MAPIC ‘Best Retail and Leisure Development’ award and the RLI ‘Best Designer’ award 2013 and 2014. Design International’s Morocco Mall was awarded a Guinness World Record™ for ‘having the largest in-store shop façade in the world’ with the Galeries Lafayette store.
Design International is celebrating its 50th birthday in 2015, enjoying half a century of creating world-class architecture.
Symphony EYC is a strategic partner to more than 1000 retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers worldwide, offering sophisticated customer analysis services and the industry-leading G.O.L.D unified software platform. The breadth of Symphony EYC solutions and services optimize profitability by delivering highly targeted product assortments across all channels supported by reliable and responsive retail operations and supply chain execution. Symphony EYC customers include 15 of the world’s 30 largest retailers, thousands of retail brands, and hundreds of national and regional chains.
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McARTHUR + COMPANY
The creation of shopping centres that generate strong returns for investors and profitable businesses for retailers is at the heart of the McARTHUR + COMPANY approach to shopping centre and mixed-use development, leasing and operations advisory.
Phil McArthur, the Founder and Managing Director of McARTHUR + COMPANY is an internationally experienced shopping centre specialist with over 35 years in the industry across Asia, the Middle East, Africa and North America.
Furqan Athar, Partner and Director of Strategy and Planning at McARTHUR + COMPANY is an award winning Dubai based retailer and shopping centre investment expert having accumulated over 20 years’ experience in the Middle East’s retail real estate industry.Today, McARTHUR + COMPANY boasts a talented team of over 30 industry professionals with decades of global shopping centre development and leasing experience. Our strategy is to add real financial value to each retail development project. Our team is well experienced in shopping centre investment, finance, development planning, retail leasing and management and marketing.
We understand retail real estate and shopping centres and what it takes to achieve successful new centres or reinvigorate centres that require new energy. We work closely with global retail chains to assist with cross-border expansion needs.McARTHUR + COMPANY believes in well-planned, highly popular shopping destinations with long-term financial growth in value. Our philosophy is to use international best practices combined with local knowledge of retail markets and shopping influences to meet each project’s goal. McARTHUR + COMPANY has provided valuable strategic advice and leasing and management services to projects in over a dozen countries and territories including the United States, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, Oman. Lebanon, Iraq, Iran and Azerbaijan.
“SPRET Retail focuses on niche retail concepts; retailing emerging brands in categories such as beauty, fashion and eyewear.
Established in 2004 in Dubai, SPRET Retail currently operates 35 locations across the MENA. Our business demonstrates consistent growth supported by strong financial results, yielding on average over 15% profit and over 100% Return On Investment.
We secure locations in leading shopping malls, hire specialized store management and train employees to reach unprecedented customer service levels. SPRET Retail offers expertise in Franchise operations and competitive business proposition for SME businesses.”
BRANDS International, which currently operates across four countries with 14 stores in the United Arab Emirates, nine stores in Saudi Arabia, two in Qatar and three stores in Oman, are on a mission to expand their business portfolio with a range of new concepts.
BRANDS International has acquired French bespoke tailoring brand SUITME; quirky Italian shoes and handbags brand POP ; men’s grooming and accessories brand, Wardrobe; Italian menswear brand Francisco Tolli and DKS men’s luxury corporate wear in addition to new BRANDS and TOGA stores opening across the region.
BRANDS International has set a three year expansion plan with a budget of AED 300 million, launching a further nine stores this year with four stores within UAE, three stores in Saudi Arabia, one store in Qatar and another in Oman while their plans for 2016 includes opening stores in Egypt and Kuwait.
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